Library Privileges

University Policy 601.2, Library Privileges

Executive Summary: 

Library use and borrowing privileges are extended to the University community, defined as trustees, faculty, students, and staff, in addition to members of the Foundation Board, the Board of Governors, University Boards and Committees, Library Associates, Patrons of Excellence, Friends of UNC Charlotte, Members of the Alumni Association, and UNC Charlotte retired faculty and staff. Immediate family members of all staff eligible for University identification cards may also acquire library use identification cards. North Carolina residents may also acquire borrowing privileges with an application and a fee.

The primary mission of the J. Murrey Atkins Library of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is to support the academic goals of the University. The library's policies concerning use and borrowing privileges are designed to meet the needs of the University community. The University community is defined as trustees, faculty, students, and staff. The library also extends use and borrowing privileges to members of the Foundation Board, the Board of Governors, University Boards and Committees, , , Members of the Alumni Association, and UNC Charlotte retired faculty and staff, subject to existing library circulation policies.

Immediate family members (spouse and children over twelve years old living with parents) of all full-time and part-time staff of UNC Charlotte eligible for regular University identification cards may acquire a library-use identification card. Such cards are valid for the current academic year.

Individuals not affiliated with the University may use the library's collections within the building for study and research purposes. Any resident of North Carolina, 18 years of age or older, may apply for borrowing privileges upon presentation of valid identification of residency, such as a driver's license, and payment of a $100.00 annual library charge.  All such persons granted borrowing privileges under this policy are subject to the rules and regulations established by the library. Additional information on Non-University Borrowers may be found at: http://library.uncc.edu/communityborrower.

By means of formal agreements, the library extends borrowing privileges to faculty members of the colleges of the Charlotte Area Educational Consortium and to faculty and students of UNC system institutions.

The University Librarian, the AUL for Collections Access and Outreach Services, or the Circulation Supervisor may extend borrowing or other library use privileges to any individual. Complete circulation policies are available at: http://library.uncc.edu/caos/circulationpolicy.

 

 

Revision History: 
  • Initially approved July 25, 1977
  • Revised January 25, 1982
  • Revised June 16, 1986
  • Revised January 23, 1989
  • Revised January 5, 2009
  • Updated January 30, 2012