Re: video fines

Debra Jo Sujka (
Tue, 29 Aug 2000 13:31:33 -0700 (PDT)

This is Ryerson's fines for AV:

Overdue fines are 50 cents per hour for audiocassettes and slides; $1.00
per hour for sound effects CDs and (VHS) videos; 50 cents per day for
music CDs.

More info about Ryerson's fines (in general) can be found at:

Debra Jo Sujka

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
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> 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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