Re: video fines

John Potter-Smith (johnps@kwantlen.bc.ca)
Mon, 28 Aug 2000 11:36:08 -0700 (PDT)

We have an hourly checkout and our AV fines are .25 per hour to a max. of
$30.00 per item. After the max. is reached and the item has not been
returned the patron is then billed for replacement cost of the item. This
applies to both video and equipment loans.

On Mon, 28 Aug 2000, Barb Bergman wrote:

> 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!
> Barb
> *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-**-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
> 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
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