A valid college ID or library borrower's card must be presented for each check-out. The library will retain a patron's card as collateral while a laptop or reserve is checked out. Borrowers are prohibited from permitting others to use their college ID.
Borrowers are responsible for the replacement fee if an item is not returned or is damaged. Charges will be placed on all student accounts for items not returned within 14 days after the end of each semester. Administrator accounts are managed on a case-by-case basis.
Patrons may place a hold through the library website by clicking on the selected item and then the hold button. It may take up to 72 hours to fulfill holds once items are available. Patrons will be notified when the item is ready for pick up. Item will be held at the circulation desk for 1 week. Holds are processed Monday through Friday.
Faculty may recall items. Please allow at least two business days from the date of recall.
Borrowing privileges are available for BC students, staff, and faculty at Eastern Mennonite University, James Madison University, Shenandoah University, and Mary Baldwin College. BC patrons must abide by the rules of those libraries when borrowing their materials. More information can be found on the VIVA website.
Students who are learning remotely and wish to check out physical materials from the library may request them to be mailed to their house. Should you wish to borrow a material, simply email all relevant information about the item to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your mailing address. We will mail the item to you and provide both a return label and a package to mail the item back to us.
|General & Reference Books
|DVDs/CDs & Periodicals
|up to 5 items for 30 days
24 hours or 3 day limits may be available
May be available for extended checked out with IT permission for 10 days
|Special Collections Materials
|Do Not Circulate
|Interlibrary loans (ILLs)
|Determined by the lending library