Re: video fines

Allen, Scott - Library (
Mon, 28 Aug 2000 11:23:21 -0700 (PDT)

Our media checks out for one week and the fine is $1.00 per day per item
with no limit.

>Academic libraries,
>Could you share with me what your fines for A-V materials are?
>I'm asking to change our policy from ten cents per minute to one cent per
>minute. (Our max fine is $10 per item. A-V has a 24-hour checkout.) The
>director wants to see some examples from other libraries before he okays it.
>btw, I'm not lowering the fines to be nice, just to be more equitable. I
>doesn't seem right that someone who's 2 hours late is fined the same as one
>who's 6 hours late. (Unfortunately, I can't fine them per day for the
>really tardy students.)
>Thanks in advance!
>Barbara J. Bergman Porter Henderson Library
>Media Librarian Angelo State University
>ph: (915) 942-2313 Box 11013, ASU Station
>fax: (915) 942-2198 San Angelo, TX 76909

Scott Allen
Media Librarian "Trying to stay afloat
Midwestern State University in the seas of technology"