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Research Starter - McNair Scholars

This guide was created to help McNair scholars advance towards their goal of graduate education.

Regular Loan Periods

Lee University: Undergraduate students 

2 weeks, 1 renewal (30 item limit)

 

Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement with Cleveland Public Library
Squires Library patrons, whose accounts are in good standing, may use their card to borrow materials from the Public Library.   For the Public Library's current loan policies, Please visit their website.              

Overdue Materials

Standard loans

$.10 per day

3-day reserves

$1.00 per day

2-hour reserves

$1.00 per hour or fraction of an hour

Lost books

minimum of $50.00

Persons with overdue books, outstanding fines, or bills with any of the cooperating libraries will not be permitted to check out materials until their account is cleared.

Renewals

Books on Loan for 2 Weeks may be renewed for an additional 2 weeks.

Books on Loan for 4 Weeks (To Graduate Students) may not be renewed.

Books on Reserve - 3-day reserves may not be renewed.

How to Renew a Book:

1. Renew no later than the day before the book is due.

2. Go to the online catalog or to the Circulation Desk.

3. In the online catalog, click on "Your Library Account," which is located in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

4. Enter your username/password in the following form:

LEE UNIVERSITY faculty, staff, and students

Name/Username: lastnamefirstname
Barcode/Password: 
lee followed by your 9-digit Lee University ID number

** If your ID number does not have 9 digits, add zeros between lee and your ID number.

    EXAMPLE: lee000123456

Course Reserves

Purpose of Reserves
Course reserve materials are items that a teaching faculty member has placed on reserve at the Circulation Counter for students' use. The purpose of reserves is to make high-demand items available to all students needing them.

How to Check Out an Item Placed on Reserve

1. Go to the library's online catalog.

2. Click on the COURSE RESERVE button at the top of the screen and follow the instructions.

3. Using the pull-down menus, click on your professor's name or the course number.

4. Write down the call number for the item you wish to check out.

5. Go to the Circulation Counter to check out the item.

Reserve Loan Periods
Professors may place items on reserve for 2-hour or 3-day checkout.

Fines for Overdue Reserves
Patrons are charged $1.00 per hour or fraction of an hour for 2-hour reserve items returned late.
Patrons returning 3-day reserve items late will be charged a fine of $1.00 per day.

Personal Library Account

Reasons to Access Your Library Account Online
- to view the list of items you have checked out
- to find out when items are due back to the Library
- check the status of items on hold
- check any fines owed

How to Access Your Account

1. Go to the library's online catalog.

2. Click on View your patron record

3. Enter your username/password in the following form:

LEE UNIVERSITY faculty, staff, and students

Name/Username:
Barcode/Password:

lastname, firstname
lee followed by your 9-digit Lee University ID number
** If your ID number does not have 9 digits, add zeros between lee and your ID number.
EXAMPLE: lee000123456