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Answered By: Jennifer Bazeley
Last Updated: Jan 25, 2017     Views: 1

Miami University Libraries Materials

  • Books - The replacement cost for lost material is $70.00 per item, plus a $30.00 cataloging and processing fee. Any overdue fines will also be added. Replacement charges cannot be refunded for items more than one year overdue
  • Electronic Equipment - $2,000 per laptop, $495 per digital camera, and actual cost for accessories.
  • Repair Charges - Charges to repair damaged or mutilated library materials or equipment will reflect actual repair costs.

OhioLINK Overdue Fines / Replacement Costs

Fines for OhioLINK materials are set by a coordinating committee of the members' librarians.

  • Overdue OhioLINK item fines are $0.50/day.
  • Returning an item that is more than 30 days overdue will incur a $50 fine.
  • After 30 days, patrons will be billed for $125.00 is replacement costs. If the book is returned after the replacement bill has been issued, the patron will still owe $50.

SearchOHIO Overdue Fines / Replacement Costs

  • Overdue SearchOHIO item fines are $0.50/day. There is NO grace period.
  • Returning an item has been billed and/or is more than 30 days overdue will incur a $50 fine.

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