Loan Periods by User

Normal Circulating Items (See list below for notable material exceptions for each library)

  • Faculty : 120 day loan
  • Staff : 120 day loan
  • Graduate Students and Staff : 120 day loan
  • Undergraduate Students : 45 day loan
  • Indiana Residents : 30 day loan. 
  • Wells Library Core Collection Materials: 14 days, maximum of 2 renewals for all borrowers. Because of the special nature of this collection, overdue fines will be charged to all borrowers, including faculty.

Material Exceptions (limited or non-circulating materials)

All libraries:


  • Textbooks - two hours  
  • Microfiche readers - two weeks  
  • Video recordings - two weeks  
  • Children's collection - two weeks  

Wells Media Services:


Circulation Policies and Loan Periods for Other Campus Libraries

Archives of African American Music & Culture

Archives of Traditional Music

Black Film Center/Archive 

Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Center for Disability Information and Referral (CeDIR)

Indiana University Archives

Kinsey Institute Library

Law Library

Lilly Library (Rare books and manuscripts)

William & Gayle Cook Music Library

Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis

Wylie House Museum