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Consortium Loan Service (CLS): Fines and Fees

This guide is designed to facilitate users through the borrowing of consortium books, known as the Consortium Loan Service (CLS)

Fines and Fees

While CLS is a free service to use, there are some fees associated with late returns, damaged items, and lost items. These are paid to the lending institution the item came from and not Himmelfarb Library. The method of payment varies from institution to institution so consult the lending institution for further payment information.

As a courtesy, your My Library Account will send reminders about due dates to ensure they are returned on time.

Fines and Fees Chart

Fines and Replacement information
Overdue fines for books not recalled  
Daily fine per book (for books not recalled) $0.25/day
Maximum overdue fine (for books not recalled) $10.00
Overdue fines for recalled books  
Daily recall fine amount $5.00/day
Maximum recall fine $25.00
Lost book replacement  
Lost book replacement fee $80.00
Lost book processing fee $30.00
Lost book notice interval 39 days


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