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Ort Library Borrowing and Circulation Policies: Course Reserves

The following guide contains information about the Ort Library's policies and procedures for borrowing materials.

    Circulation Desk

Circulation Desk Information:

Location: 3rd Floor of the Ort Library to the right of the Main Entrance

Phone: 301-687-4395


Click here for Circulation Hours

Reserve Desk (Floor 3- Circulation Desk)

Print and audio visual materials are placed on Reserve by request of FSU faculty for use by their classes.

Two-hour Reserves circulate for use in the library only.

One-day Reserves may be checked out of the library and are due back within 24 hours from the time they were checked out.

Fines are charged for all overdue Reserve items with a maximum overdue fine per item of $15.00.

Overdue fines accrue at the rate of 25 cents per hour for two-hour Reserves, and $1.50 per day for one-day and three-day Reserves.

Overdue fines not satisfied within 30 days of the date of the fine notice will be sent to the FSU Office of University & Student Billing for collection, and an additional $15.00 service charge added.

Prior to being sent to the FSU Office of University & Student Billing, fines may be paid at the Circulation Desk in the Lewis J. Ort Library by cash or check. The library no longer accepts foreign checks or money orders.

Fines and fees may be paid at the Circulation Desk Monday - Friday during our regular business hours. Please see the Library Hours webpage for a complete listing of the Library's hours.

Checks should be made payable to Frostburg State University.

Checks may also be remitted by mail to the Lewis J. Ort Library, 1 Susan Eisel Drive, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD 21532.

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Amanda Bena
Access Services & Resource Sharing Department
Frostburg State University
Lewis J. Ort Library
Office 315
1 Susan Eisel Drive
Frostburg, MD 21532