Circulation Policies

Art Library books circulate to full and part-time U of L faculty and U of L graduate students. Books also circulate to Metroversity faculty. Exceptions are made on a case by case basis.

The following materials cannot be checked out:

  • Periodicals, bound or unbound
  • Information and Artist File folders
  • Reference Books
  • Reserve Books
  • Theses and Dissertations
  • Rare Books
  • CD-ROMs

Returning Books

Books should be returned to the desk. Since there is no book drop, please let one of the staff know you are returning items so they can be properly discharged. NEVER put the books directly on the book truck until they have been discharged.

Policy for Faculty

Permanent and temporary faculty are eligible to check out Art Library books with a valid U of L ID card.

Loan Period:

  • Books: 120 days; books can be recalled after 14 days.
  • Videos: 3 days; non renewable.

Renewal:

  • Unlimited, unless the book has been recalled by another patron.
  • Call 852-6741 to renew by phone.
  • You may also renew your books yourself from any computer with access to the library catalog. Click on My Library Account to start the process.

Policy for Graduate Students

Graduate students are eligible to check out Art Library books with a valid ID card.

Loan Period

  • Books: 28 days; books can be recalled after 14 days.
  • Videos: 3 days; non renewable.

Renewal:

  • Up to four times, unless the book has been recalled by another patron.
  • Call (502) 852-6741 to renew by phone.
  • You may also renew your books yourself from any computer with access to the library catalog. Click on My Library Account to start the process.