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Research Consultants: Library Policies and Information



  • Library of Congress Stacks, A-Z and Oversize
  • Bound Periodicals
  • Microfilm


  • Information Desk
  • Access/Aquisitions
  • CTL
  • IT Help Desk
  • Information Literacy
  • Business Office
  • Director's Office
  • LC and Dewey Reference
  • Browsing books (21 day loan) 


  • Archives
  • Special Collections
  • Davidsoniana Room
  • Dewey Stacks, 001-999
  • Government Information stacks, A-Z
  • Congressional Record


  • Never share personal information about any patron to another person including who has a certain item checked out. This is a serious breach of confidentiality that will result in severe disciplinary action and possible dismissal. 
  • Never share any personal information about other LIRAs, including contact information and regular desk schedule. 

*If a student or faculty member needs a checked-out item, they may place a hold which blocks renewal or they may submit an ILL request. 

Locks and Lockers

9 lockers on basement floor for day use, as well as 10 laptop lockers near the Fishbowl. Keys to either are in the bottom drawer below the cash drawer--remember to check them out. 

If someone requests a locker for semester use, direct them to Jon. 


Circulation Policy

  • Alumni and ministers are granted check-out privileges (refer to Trish) 
  • Members of the Charlotte Educational Area Consortium and the Charlotte Teacher Institute also have check-out privileges 
  • Guests are not allowed to check materials out 

Detailed Borrowing Policies

Detailed Guest Policies

Check-Out Periods

Borrower Type Materials Circulation Period
Faculty Books Academic Year
DVDs Academic Year
Students Books Semester
DVDs 1 week
Staff Books Semester 
DVDs 1 week

Browsing books have a 21-day loan period regardless of who is checking them out 

Reserves have a loan period of 3 hours for students, 1 day for faculty 


Non-Reserve Items Reserve Items


Maximum fine of $25/item


Fines are paid at the Information Desk or Music Library. Refer any issues or questions to Jon Hill.

Lilly Conference Room and RBR

Reservations for the Lilly Conference Room must be handled by a staff member. Cara Evanson and Ann Fletcher, in the CTL, can assist with booking.

Rare Book Room reservations are made by Sharon Byrd. (Learn more about the RBR.) 

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