The library at Spalding University considers the circulation transaction a contract between the library and the borrower. It is the borrower’s responsibility to adhere to the terms of the circulation contract. The borrower will be verbally informed of the item’s due date. A due date stamp will also be placed on the item, if possible.
Prescribed terms and restrictions differ according borrower type and material type. A listing of terms for each category are as follows:
|Borrower Type||Circulation Period/
|Undergraduate Students||30 Days
|Graduate Students||30 Days
|Regular videos are a 5 Day checkout for all Spalding Faculty, Staff, and Students|
|All Spalding Students||In Library Use Only|
|All others||In Library Use Only|
|Reserve Books & Videos|
|All Spalding Students, Faculty & Staff
|In Library Use Only
(Varies by Item)
|All Spalding Students
|In Library Use Only|
Please see the attached policy for information about Copyright, Fair Use, Photocopying, and Reserve Materials.
The use of computers at Spalding University Library shall be on a first-come, first-served basis. Certain computers may have priority of usage limits placed upon them. The library staff is responsible for monitoring computer usage and reserves the right to limit and/or curtail any usage deemed inappropriate.
The library will allow general users to bring into the library light snacks and drinks in containers with lids. These types of foods may be consumed anywhere in the library except at the computer stations or other posted areas.
There is to be absolutely no use of tobacco products of any type inside the library building by any person at any time.
There are to be no open flames generated in the library. This includes, but is not limited to, flames produced by candles, pocket lighters and matches.
Spalding University Library supports the mission of its parent institution. The library provides:
The Library shall reflect the highest standards of professional librarianship.
The Edith Stein Center contains a research library pertaining to Edith Stein. While the room is open to students wishing to reserve a quiet area to study, requests for research appointments should be directed to Dr. Melissa Chastain.