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Borrowing, Renewing & Fines: Home

All you need to know about our circulation policies!

Borrowing: How Much & How Long

How many items you can borrow & how long you can keep an item depends on your status.

Type of Patron &

Loan Amount

Defiance Books

(Main collection, Hench Autism, CMC/Textbooks, Juvenile)

Defiance or OhioLINK Media

(CD, DVD)

OhioLINK Books

Students

(Undergrad or Grad)

50 items

Loan Period: 21 days

Renew: 6 times

Loan Period: 7 days

Renew: 3 times

Loan Period: 21 days

Renew: 6 times*

DC Faculty/Staff

(Full or Part Time)

200 items

Loan Period: 42 days

Renew: 6 times

Loan Period: 7 days

Renew: 3 times

Loan Period: 42 days

Renew: 6 times*

DC Community Patron

5 items

Loan Period: 21 days

Renew: 6 times

Loan Period: 7 days

Renew: 3 times

Loan Period: 21 days

 Renew: 6 times*

 

*All patrons have the potential to renew books six times, as long as another person has not placed a hold on the item. These loan periods and renewal policies do not apply to SearchOhio materials. For circulation questions please contact Collette Knight at knightc@defiance.edu or (419) 783-2482.

Your Library Card & Off Campus/Personal Device Access

Your student/faculty/staff i.d. card is also your library card!

Library Card with Barcode

Your 9 digit barcode number is also on your student i.d. card (begins with "80"); you'll need this if you want to request an item through OhioLink or log in to one of our resources from off campus, or while on campus using a personal device.

More Information

For more information on borrowing & renewing material, and Fines & Fees associated with borrowing material, click on the following links:

Renewing Material

Renew your items one of three ways!

  1. Visit the Pilgrim Library
  2. Call & ask us to renew your material (our phone number is (419) 783-2481).
  3. Renew your material online using "My Account."