About Masland Library

Etiquette Policy

The Masland Library is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Due to our open campus policy we also allow visitors from the community and alumni to use our collection.  All persons using the library should be able to show valid forms of identification if asked (acceptable ones include: student ID or official state identification).  The following is expected of all those using the library:

  • Observe all posted signage
  • Be fully clothed (including shoes)
  • Keep personal belongings with them at all times
  • Be respectful to all

Any persons displaying inappropriate behavior will be given a warning; if they persist they will be asked to leave.

  • Eating food in the main stacks (food is only permitted in the lobby)
  • Behaving in a loud disorderly manner
  • Annoying, harassing, fighting, using profanity, or crude slurs
  • Use of phones or video chat
  • Use of skateboards, hover boards, or scooters in buildings
  • Sleeping (please use the commuter lounge)
  • Inappropriate PDA (public displays of affection)
  • Destroying, damaging or defacing library materials or furniture
  • Smoking, vaping, or use of tobacco or alcohol
  • Bringing non-service animals into the library
  • Leaving children under 16 alone in the library
  • Not signing into the Masland Library if a visitor or alum
  • Not paying for prints made
  • Any other activity not condoned by Cairn University

Any individual who violates these rules multiple times may be banned from using the Masland Library. If banned your name and ID number will be given to University Security.

Fines

Books

  • Books may be recalled after 28 days
  • Fines: 25¢ per day for days 1 to 14 and 50¢ per day for days 15 to 28
  • All items not returned within 28 days will go into billing with a minimum charge of $50.00 per item + $10.00 late fee + $10.00 processing fee

Reserves

  • Loan period of 2 hrs
  • Some reserve material may be checked out overnight 2 hours before closing and returned no later than 2 hours after opening.
  • Fines: 50¢ per hour

Juvenile Collection

  • 3 week loan period (21 days)
  • 1 renewal period of 2 weeks
  • Fines: 25¢ per day

Audio-Visuals; CD-ROM

  • 1 week loan period (7 days)
  • No renewals
  • Fines: 25¢ per day

DVDs (not on reserve for class)

  • 1 week loan period (7 days)
  • Fines: $1.00 per day

Interlibrary loan

  • Due dates and renewal periods are determined by the lending library.
  • See the Interlibrary Loan page for more information

 

Lending Rules

 

Books

Reserves

Juvenile

# of
Renewals

 

DVDs

AV/CD-ROMs

ILL

Databases

Undergraduate Students

30 items;
4 weeks

Yes

3 weeks

2

1 week

1 week

Yes

Yes

Degree Completion
Students

30 items;
4 weeks

Yes

2 weeks

2

1 week

1 week

Yes

Yes

Graduate Students

50 items;
6 weeks

Yes

2 weeks

2

1 week

1 week

Yes

Yes

Faculty

100 items;
12 weeks

Yes

2 weeks

2

1 week

1 week

Yes

Yes

Staff

15 items

Yes

2 weeks

0

1 week

1 week

Yes

Yes

Consortia

5 items;
  4 weeks

No

2 weeks

0

No

No

No

On Campus

Part-time Graduate Auditor

3 items;
3 weeks

No

No

0

No

No

No

Yes

Alumni

Can use materials in Library.  Degree Holders have off-campus access to ATLAS for Alumni & ProjectMuse databases.

Visitors

Can use materials in Library only.