Borrowing, Renewing, and Interlibrary Loan

 

Wheaton College Students, Staff, Retired Staff, and Employee Families

  • Must show valid Wheaton College ID
  • Item limit is 99 total items
  • Need help? Have a question? Contact us at 630.752.5354 or circulation.desk@wheaton.edu

Loan Periods

Item Type

Loan Period

Item Limit

Overdue Fee

Book

CD ROM

Curriculum

Government Document

Map

Music Score

Sheet Music

Spoken-Word CD

Grad Student:

8 weeks, 3 renewals

 

Undergrad Student, Staff:

4 weeks, 3 renewals

 

$0.50 per day per item, not assessed until 10 days overdue, minimum fee payable is $5, maximum fee payable is $10

VHS

DVD

CD

2 weeks

3 VHS/DVD, 3 CD

$1 per day per item

Course Reserve Item

2 hours,

in-library use only

1

$1 per hour per item

Permanent Reserves:

Cassette

CD ROM

Spoken-Word CD

28 days, 1 renewal

 

$0.50 per day per item, not assessed until 10 days overdue, minimum fee payable is $5, maximum fee payable is $10

Journal

LP Record

Microform

Music Cassette

Reference Book

Special Collections item

Non-circulating,

in-library use only

 

 

I-Share Item

28 days, 3 renewals

 

None, unless so overdue that item is deemed lost

 

ILLiad Item

Variable

 

None, unless so overdue that item is deemed lost

Flat-Screen Connector

2 hours,

in-library use only

1

$1 per hour per item

Headphones

Cable Lock

2 to 8 hours,

in-library use only

1 each

$1 per hour per item

Padlock

1 week, 0 renewals

1 each

$1 per hour per item

iPad

2 hours to 1 week,

1 renewal

1

$10 per hour per item

Laptop Computer

2 hours, 1 renewal

in-library use only

1

$10 per hour per item

Renewals

To renew (extend) a loan period, first determine whether the item belongs to Wheaton or was supplied via I-Share or ILLiad (find out how). Then select one of the following:

 

If your online renewal limit is reached:

  • Wheaton College item: contact us at circulation.desk@wheaton.edu or 630.752.5610 or 630.752.5620
  • I-Share item: usually limited to 3 renewals, but call the owning library to see if an exception is possible (I-Share directory)
  • ILLiad item: renewal extensions are not possible; please return item by due date 

Overdue Items

  • Your prompt response to notices will help to limit overdue items and fees
  • View due dates for Wheaton/I-Share items in your Wheaton/I-Share account
  • View due dates for ILLiad items in your ILLiad account
  • Wheaton/I-Share and ILLiad accounts may be blocked for excessively overdue items (details)
  • Send update of your contact information to circulation.desk@wheaton.edu

Lost / Damaged / Unreturned Items

  • Wheaton College items
    • Replacement fee is based on average cost to library:
      • Book, music score, most other items not listed below $55
      • CD $45
      • VHS/DVD $75
      • Map, cassette $30
      • Reference book / special item $150
    • Processing fee of $10 per item will be added to the above cost
    • Fees are non-negotiable
    • We do not accept replacements purchased by you in lieu of fee payment
    • Long-overdue items will be deemed lost; replacement and processing fees will be charged
    • All items remain library property and must be returned whenever possible
    • If item is returned, we will refund/waive the replacement fee and charge only the processing fee

 

  • I-Share items
    • If you have the item, please return it; libraries typically waive the replacement fee and charge only the processing fee
    • You are responsible to pay fee directly to the owning library
    • For payment options, please contact the owning library (I-Share directory)

 

  • ILLiad items
    • If you receive a bill for an item you have, please return it
    • If you have lost the item, please contact us at 630.752.5843 or interlibrary.loan@wheaton.edu
  • Wheaton/I-Share and ILLiad accounts may be blocked for excessively lost items or fees owed (details)

Payment Options for Wheaton College Fees

  • Cash (in person)
  • Check payable to Wheaton College; if mailing, address to Circulation Supervisor, Buswell Library, Wheaton College, 501 College Avenue, Wheaton IL 60187
  • Credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover); to provide credit card information by phone, please call 630.752.5610 or 630.752.5620