General information about items that you can borrow from the IRC. For a full description of our Borrowing Policies click Here.
Open Stack Items
Brock University Patrons Loan Period
Undergraduate Students – 2 weeks
Teacher Education Students – 2 weeks (extended loan during Teaching Blocks)
Faculty/Staff/Graduate Students – Term Loan
Community Patrons Loan Period
Extramural Borrower – 2 weeks
Research Extra Mural Borrower – Term Loan
Inter-University Borrower – 2 weeks
Direct Borrower – 2 weeks
Items which are currently checked out and requested by another borrower will be recalled and made available for pick up when returned at the IRC Circulation desk. Recalled items are to be returned within 7 days
Holds:Permitted on all open stack items. Videotapes and DVDs may be booked for specific show dates.
Renew material online using My Library Account
or in person at the IRC Circulation Desk before the item is overdue. IRC resources may not be renewed by telephone. Borrowers whose privileges have been suspended may not renew resources. Undergraduate students are permitted up to 4 consecutive renewals per item, if there are no holds on the item. All other borrowers are allowed one renewal per item.
Brock University Patrons only
3 hour, 1 day or 2 day loans
No holds or recalls. Renewals on 1 and 2 day reserve items only if another copy is available.
Replacement of Lost/Damages IRC Material Bills for Replacement
Issued after an item is 32 days overdue
Patron is billed actual current cost of item, plus a $50.00 non refundable processing fee, per item.
Suspension of Borrowing Privileges
Borrowing privileges are suspended when a patron owes the University Library and/or the IRC $10.00 or more in fines, bills for replacement etc. or when an IRC item is more than 7 days overdue.
Withholding of Degree or Grades
No student owing the University fees or fines will receive a diploma, certificate, transcript or a statement of final grades until the fines have been paid.