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Last Updated: Apr 21, 2016     Views: 42

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Borrowing Policies

  • USF faculty, staff and students may borrow BOOKS from the Shimberg Health Sciences Library with a USF ID card, which is also your library card. See USF ID card link for additional information.
  • Books may be borrowed for 60 days. One renewal (of 30 days) is allowed per book. Books may be renewed online. Online renewals  (Note: Patrons may reborrow an item they have returned after a 48-hour wait period.)
  • Journals, AVs, Reference Materials, and Software may not be checked out.
  • No fines are charged. After overdue notices are sent, the borrower will be invoiced by USF for the replacement cost of the item and check-out privileges will be suspended until such bills are paid or the material returned.
  • Book returns are located at the Circulation Desk and at a curbside drop box in parking lot #30.


  • Reserves are located behind the Circulation Desk.
  • Reserve materials may be signed out for two-hour in-library use with a USF ID or driver's license.
  • Print Reserve Form (for instructors needing to put print items on reserve)

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