• Circulation Policies

    Your Library Card

    Your Hamline I.D. will function as your library card. Alumni may obtain their library cards from the circulation desk. After verification of graduation, the card will be activated. Alumni privileges extend to Hamline Bush Library and Hamline Law Library, only. Alumni library cards will be housed at the Bush Library Circulation Desk.

    Loan Periods 

    Hamline and CLIC students:

    • Undergraduate
    • Graduate
    • Continuing Studies
     

    6 weeks

    (two renewals of 4 weeks each*)

    Faculty and staff

    90 days

    (two renewals of 45 days each*)

    Alumni

    6 weeks

    (two renewals of 4 weeks each*)

    Hancock Hamline Collaborative Magnet School faculty

     6 weeks 

    (two renewals of 4 weeks each*)

    * CLICnet books may be renewed in person or through CLICnet (login at the upper right corner of the screen, then select "My Account" and follow the instructions). If an item has a HOLD on it, it will not be able to be renewed.

    Loan Periods For Special Materials

    Periodicals: must be used in the library only.

    Reference Books: must be used in the library only.

    Reserve materials:  2 hours in the library only.

    Videos and DVDs: students and staff may check out Hamline University videos and DVDs for 4 hours and they must be viewed in the library. If a student needs to request a video from another CLIC library, faculty permission must be given. A green request form is available at the circulation desk, and it must be signed by a faculty member. The completed form can be turned in to the circulation desk, and the request will be filled. Faculty may check out Hamline University videos and DVDs for 1 week.

    Music CDs:  7 day check out. Listening stations are available in Bush Library.

    HUSC DVD collection: these DVD's were purchased with HUSC (Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress) funds!  Hamline patrons only. Check out is ONE WEEK! (limit 2). There are no renewals on these DVDs. When a HUSC DVD is 3 days late, the patron will automatically be billed $65 for a lost item.

    HUSC Book collection: These books were purchased with HUSC (Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress) funds! Hamline patrons only. Check out is 6 weeks renewals are available.

    Renewals 

    CLICnet books may be renewed twice, 4 weeks for each renewal.

    Overdue Materials 

    As a courtesy to others in the Hamline community, please return or renew all materials promptly. The billing time frame may vary for items checked out from other CLIC libraries, so to be safe, bring your books back on time.

    You will receive courtesy notices through your official Hamline email account only!

    You will be charged for overdue materials.

     

    If you do have overdue books:

    • Your library account will be blocked and you will no longer be able to check out any materials.
    • Your student account will be billed $65 for each item not returned on or before the due date.
    • When you return the item, you may or may not be credited $50; however, the $15 processing fee is non-refundable.


    More questions? Email questions to bushcirc@hamline.edu and put "Billing Question" in the subject line.

     

     

  • Circulation Desk: 
    (651) 523-2374
    email 

    Circulation/Public Services Librarian:

    Barbara Brokopp
    (651) 523-2086
    email 

  • Need help? Ask us!

    Call the Library at
    651-523-2375