Ellis Library Loan Periods
(see branch libraries for their individual loan periods)
|Faculty & Staff
|Unbound Journals||Overnight||Overnight||Overnight||Library use only|
|Bound Journals||3 days (1 renewal)||3 days (1 renewal)||Overnight||Library use only|
|Books & Government Docs.||4 months (2 renewals)||4 months (2 renewals)||1 month (2 renewals)||1 month (2 renewals)|
|| 1 week
||Please inquire at Ellis Circulation Desk|
|Microfilm, Reference & Rare books||Do not circulate||Do not circulate||Do not circulate||Library use only|
|Maximum number of check-outs allowed at one time on your MERLIN account||1000||500||250||25|
|Number of holds allowed at one time in MERLIN*||30||30||30||none**|
|Number of combined holds, check-outs, & in transit items allowed at one time in MOBIUS++||30||20||20||none|
*All MU Faculty, Staff and Students may have up to 30 holds/request on books at a time in MERLIN (books from UMKC, UMSL, MS&T and MU). Once the books are checked out, additional holds/requests up to a maximum of 30 may be placed.
**Paid borrowers and Alumni Association members with borrower cards may place one hold at a time on MU items.
++All MU Faculty may have a combined total of 30 hold/requests and books checked out from MOBIUS Libraries. All MU Staff and Students may have a combined total of 20 hold/requests and books checked out from MOBIUS Libraries. In MOBIUS, books must be returned to the owning library and checked in before additional holds/requests may be made.