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Library Policies

Library Access -- Identification is required to enter the Rinker Law Library. Visitors must register at the Circulation Desk with a valid government-issued identification.

Study Rooms -- The Rinker Law Library has eleven study rooms available for Fowler School of Law students to reserve. Reservations may be made up to one week in advance using the online reservation system.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service is available to Fowler School of Law faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students. There is no charge.

Circulation Policies

Patron TypeFowler School of Law StudentsOther Chapman StudentsLaw & CU FacultyLaw & CU Staff, Adjunct Faculty, & AdministratorsLaw AlumniLaw Visitors
Checkout limit 20 items
(including 3 reserves)
20 items
(including 3 reserves)
100 items 20 items 10 items
(including 3 reserves)
Library use only
Circulating Collection
Monographs
2 weeks
(2 renewals)
2 weeks
(2 renewals)
16 weeks
(1 renewal)
4 weeks
(1 renewal)
2 weeks
(1 renewal)
Library use only
Non-Circulating Collection Library use only

Library use only

24 hours Library use only Library use only
(override gives 1 hour)
Library use only
Audio Visual
CDs, Audio & Video Tapes
1 day 1 day 7 days 1 day 6 hours 3 hours
Feature Film DVDs 7 days 7 days 7 days 7 days 6 hours Library use only
Equipment
Laptop locks, headphones, CD players, dry erase kits
6 hours 6 hours 6 hours 6 hours 6 hours 3 hours
Study Rooms 3 hours NO Reserve through Circulation (x2541) NO NO NO
Reserve Collection Time varies
Fines
(Hourly fines are per hour when library is open)
Books: 25¢ per day; AV & DVDs: $1/hr; Non-circulating: $1/hr; Reserves: 50¢ /hr; Equipment: 50¢/hr; Lost materials: $30 processing fee + replacement cost of item.

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