Jan 31, 2023  
2017-2018 ULM Student Policy Manual 
    
2017-2018 ULM Student Policy Manual [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Library


ULM Library hours vary according to the University schedule. Operating hours are posted on the Library Web Page and entrance doors.

  HOURS
Fall & Spring Semester  
Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
   
Summer Sessions  
Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The building will be locked at closing time. All library transactions must be completed at least 15 minutes before closing time.

Library Web Site

You can access library resources and services from the University of Louisiana at Monroe Library Web Page. The Web site address is www.ulm.edu/library. Currently enrolled ULM students, faculty and staff can also access the Web Page from off-campus locations.

A User ID and Personal Identification Number (PIN) are required for off-campus access. The User ID for ULM users is your Campus Wide ID (CWID). The PIN is your birth month and birth year in mmyy format. You cannot change your PIN.

Things to Know About the Library

  • We are here to help you. Librarians in the Reference Department are happy to assist you at the Library. Help is also available any time, any place from the Library Web Page. You may submit a question via Ask A Librarian; consult the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs); telephone us (318.342.1071); use the Subject Guides written by our own Librarians; view Tutorials and Presentations on the ULM Library and special topics, and more.
  • Your Student ID is your library card.
  • Loan Periods and Policies
  STUDENTS FAC/STAFF RETIRED FACULTY COURTESY/LALINC
LOAN PERIOD 28 days 1 year 28 days 28 days
HOLDS Yes Yes Yes Yes
FINES

.10/day
$50 max/item
Recalls=.20/day

1,3, 7 days reserves = $ 5/day

2 hour library use only = $ 1/hour or

portion of an hour

Study Room Keys = $5/hour or portion of an hour
 

No fines .10/day
$50 max/item
Recalls=.20/day
.10/day
$50 max/item
Recalls=.20/day
RENEWALS 5/item max 5/item max 5/item max 5/item max
OVERDUE 1 overdue blocks borrowing 5 overdues block borrowing 1 overdue blocks borrowing 1 overdue blocks borrowing
LOST ITEMS Charged replacement cost + total fine + processing fee Charged replacement cost + processing fee Charged replacement cost + total fine+ processing fee Charged replacement cost + total fine + processing fee
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ITEMS BORROWED 20 100 20 20
RESERVE PRIVILEGES Yes Yes No No

Library Building Use Policy

* Food and drink are allowed in all areas of the library with the exceptions of Special Collections, labs and stacks areas.

* Drinks are to be in a closed container.

* Food brought into the library should not be aromatic.

* Refer to each class syllabus for additional information on food and drink within the classrooms.

* Tobacco is not allowed.

* Cell phones are to be on silence or vibrate.

* Talking on cell phones or other audio/video equipment is allowed in the elevator lobbies only.

* Unattended children are not allowed in the library.

* The fifth floor is the QUIET STUDY AREA.

Services and Areas

  • Circulation Services. Print books are checked out at the Circulation/Reserve Counter when you present your current ULM student ID.
  • Copying and Printing. Photocopiers (black-white only) are available at the rear of the first floor and in Media Services on the 2nd floor. Copies are .10 per page. Printing is available in the Computer Lab at no charge (with limits) for ULM students.
  • Course Reserves. Instructors may place books used for assigned class reading on reserve at the Circulation/Reserve Counter.
  • Distance Learning. Library resources are available via the ULM Library Web Page anytime, anywhere to currently enrolled ULM students, faculty and staff. A User ID and Personal Identification Number (PIN) are required for off-campus access. The User ID for ULM users is your Campus Wide ID (CWID). The PIN is your birth month and birth year in mmyy format. You cannot change your PIN.
  • Group Study Rooms. Group Study Rooms may be reserved at the Circulation Counter for two to ten persons. A current ULM ID is required to get a room key.
  • Hold Service. If a book you need is checked out, you may place a hold on that item from the ULM Library Catalog search screen. If a book is not on the shelf and is not checked out, you may complete a search slip at the Circulation/Reserve Counter. You will be notified when the book is available.
  • Interlibrary Loan. Interlibrary Loan attempts to borrow materials you need from other libraries that have them. To use the service, you must create an account and submit a request.
  • Telephones. A Courtesy telephone (campus or local calls) is available at the entrance to the elevator lobby on first floor only. Incoming calls are blocked.