Submit or Update Your Library's TexShare Card Lending Policy

Use this form to:

  1. Submit Your Library's TexShare Card Lending Policy for the first time; or
  2. Update your Library's existing TexShare Card Lendng Policy

If your library is just now joining the TexShare CARD Program:

If you Are Updating Your Lending Policy:

  • You only need to enter the information that is to be changed.
  • Any fields you leave blank will remain unchanged from your currently policy.
  • You do not need to re-submit the TexShare Card Agreement form.

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TexShare Card Program Application And Lending Policy Submisson/Lending Policy Update

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 (Borrowing restrictions or limitations on library use. For example, limit on number of items checked out or on number of renewals; services or collections not available to TexShare borrowers; blocking of borrowing privileges due to unpaid bills.)

(How TexShare borrowers may apply for borrowing privileges at your library. For example, where do they apply? other identification required, such as a photo ID?)

(Hours that borrowing privileges are granted or cards issued to TexShare borrowers, if these differ from hours of operation. Indicate if borrowing privileges must be renewed at any set time period such as the end of a semester or year.)

(Hours your library is open. Do hours change during holiday and intersession periods?)

(Renewal methods available for your materials. For example, renewal in person only, by phone, by e-mail, self-service through your online catalog or library information system.)

(How and where borrowers must return items. For example, to the same desk as checked out; to other designated returns; to remote or 24-hour returns; by mail; etc. Are there categories of materials which have special restrictions on methods of return?)

(Address to be used for returns by U.S. mail.)

(Address to be used for returns by UPS/Express mail, if different than fo U.S. mail.)

(Whether and how your library reminds borrowers of overdue materials. For example, overdue notice sent by mail, e-mail notice, no reminder, etc.)

(Policy on return of materials needed by someone else. For example, how do you notify a borrower that an item has been recalled? Does the due date or fine rate change upon recall?)

(Categories of materials that do not circulate.)

(Length of loan allowed TexShare borrowers (students, faculty and staff) at your library; any special restrictions that apply.)

(Fine rates and fees charged to TexShare students, faculty and staff at your library for late and/or damaged materials.)

(When is an item considered to be "lost", and what does your library charge for lost items.)

(When are bills due, where payment may be made, and what the consequences are of failure to pay.)

(If available, please indicate a URL or other means of access to information on circulation policies.)

After you submit this form you will see a page with a re-direct to the TexShare Card Program Participation Agreement Form In Adobe format. Please note: Your application will not be complete until you sign and return this form.


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