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Lending Policy for University of Texas at Dallas
Name: Paula Perkins
Phone: (972) 883-2624
E-mail: Contact by Email
Limitations: Only circulating collections are available to TexShare borrowers. Privileges do not extend to Interlibrary Loan, reserves, Special Collections, other non-circulating materials, or access to electronic resources restricted by licensing agreements.
Eligibility: Academic borrowers must present a current Texas university ID card and a valid Texas driver's license or Texas identification card and TexShare card. Public borrowers must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid Texas driver's license or Texas identification card in addition to their TexShare card.
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8am – 2am,
Friday 8am – Midnight,
Saturday 8am – Midnight,
Sunday Noon – 2am.
Hours change during holiday and intersession periods - call for hours 972-883-2955
Card Availability: Applications for TexShare cards are accepted each day that the Library is open. For public library participants, visiting undergraduate and master level students and staff, cards are valid until the end of the current semester or until the date indicated by the issuing library. Cards are valid until the end of the current semester for faculty and doctoral students.
Renewals: Renewal in person, by telephone or in-house.
Returns: TexShare borrowers are responsible for returning materials by the due date of the material. These materials must be returned either in person or by first class mail. Late fees will be assessed for materials received after the due date.
Overdues: Overdue notices are sent by email. The UT- Dallas Libraries send overdue notices as a courtesy and accept no responsibility for the late or non-delivery of a notice.
Recalls: All materials are subject to recall. If an item is recalled, the recall due date on the notice replaces the original due date. Higher fines are in effect for overdue recalled items. A notice will be emailed. recalled items. A notice will be mailed.
Non_Circ_Items: Reference and law materials, Periodicals, items in Special Collections, some government documents, reserve items, microforms, maps, and other non-circulating items.
Loan Policies: Undergraduate TexShare cardholders are allowed 5 books for 21 days with one renewal. Graduate TexShare cardholders are allowed 5 books for 3 weeks with one renewal. Faculty/Staff TexShare cardholders are allowed 5 books for 3 weeks with two renewals. Public TexShare cardholders are allowed 5 books for 21 days with no renewals. Failure to return items will result in a loss of privileges.
Fines: $.50 per item per day ($30.00 maximum fine) $25.00 non-refundable processing fee for items declared lost.
Lost Items: All items past 60 days overdue. Actual replacement charge or $85.00 out-of-print charge. 60 days overdue. Actual replacement charge or $85.00 out-of-print charge.
Billing: Bills are due upon receipt. Lost book bills more than 90 days late are referred to collection agencies.
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