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About the Library: Policies

Hours, staff directory and more information about the library.

Acceptable Behavior Policy

Patrons are expected to follow the University of Akron Libraries' Acceptable Behavior Policy.

How long can a book be checked out?





Circulating books - students  28 days 2 renewals $.25 per day
Circulating books - faculty  6 months 2 renewals $.25 per day
OhioLINK books
for students 
21 days 6 renewals $.50 per day
OhioLINK books
for faculty 
42 days 6 renewals $.50 per day
OASP materials   3 days no renewals $1.00 per day
Casebooks 4 hours no renewals $.50/hour
Law Laptops 8 hours no renewals $10.00/hr


During Reading Period and Exam Period circulation periods for OASP materials and other study aids are 1 day.  Fines during these periods will by $5.00 per day per item.

For OhioLINK materials, if a patron at the lending institution requests the book that you have checked-out, you will not be able to renew it.

For more detailed information about circulation, renewals and overdue fines, please ask at the Circulation Desk.

Other Policies

See the Law Library Home page for information on other policies, such as:

  • Borrowing materials - loan periods and fines
  • Borrowing laptops
  • Study rooms
  • Photocopying and printing
  • Interlibrary loan

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