J.L. Bedsole Library

Public Service

Reference

Personal assistance is provided to patrons in pursuit of information. Public service librarians and support staff are available to provide formal and informal instruction in the use of the library. For additional information, contact the public service/circulation desk at 442-2246.

Online Resources

Patrons have access to a wide range of electronic resources through the J.L. Bedsole Library. This includes online databases, electronic journals, electronic books and library research guides. All of the library’s electronic resources are available from on-campus (IP authenticated) and off-campus (ID and password required) locations. For additional information, contact the public service/circulation desk at 442-2246.

Circulation 

Online Resources

Patrons have access to a wide range of electronic resources through the J.L. Bedsole Library. This includes online databases, electronic journals, electronic books and library research guides. All of the library’s electronic resources are available from on-campus (IP authenticated) and off-campus (ID and password required) locations. For additional information, contact the public service/circulation desk at 442-2246.

Circulating Materials

Undergraduate students – 30 days

Graduate students – 30 days

Faculty / Staff – 60 days

Non Circulating Materials

Includes reference books, periodicals, and newspapers.

Fines

General Books – .25 per day per book

3-Day Reserve – .25 per day per book

Overnight- .25 per day per book

Maximum fine is $25.00 per book.

Replacement Cost

Consists of the current book price plus a service charge of $25.00.

Renewals

Books may be renewed once online by using the “My Account” link from the library’s home page.

General Information

The maximum number of monographs that can be checked out by an undergraduate is 25 while graduate students and faculty/staff members may check out up to 50 at any one time.

Patrons may not check out books once an overdue fine reaches $5.00. Overdue and/or lost books must be accounted for before borrowing privileges will be restored.

Patrons must present a valid University of Mobile ID to check out materials.