CLICS Information Guide
The circulation counter is located in C409. At the circulation counter
library patrons may borrow books from the library collection.
GENERAL COLLECTION BOOKS - Circulating Collection Temporarily Suspended:
Any MEC or CUNY patron can borrow circulating books from the Charles Evans Inniss Memorial
Library with a valid CUNY I.D. card for a maximum period of:
CUNY Faculty......4 weeks
CUNY Staff.........4 weeks
Fines for overdue books begin the day after the due date for all borrowers (according to the
loan period). Fines will be calculated on a daily basis, including days the library is closed
(holidays, intersession, etc.) at 10¢ per day.
Each lost book will cost $35.00 (which includes the $10.00 processing fee).
From the Library homepage, go to
Find Books… and click on “My Account”
Type in your library/barcode
number from your ID card for username and
password (first time users must use library /barcode
To renew books click on Loans
Select the books you wish to
To renew a title, click on the title underlined number
*Create a unique password by
clicking on “Change Password” after you access your
NOTE: Books can only be
Patrons with fully validated CUNY I.D. card may borrow one reserve item at a time for ONLY
two hours (120 minutes). An automatic stop will be placed against any borrower (faculty,
student or staff) after the reserve limit of 2 hours. Fine will thereafter be calculated at
5¢ per minute to a maximum of $10.00.
NOTE: NO REFERENCE, RESERVE, OR PERIODICAL MATERIALS MAY BE TAKEN FROM THE
The fine policy is 10 cents per day for every day the book is overdue. Fines for overdue
reserve materials are 5 cents per minute. If a patron accrues over $5 worth of fines, his/her
borrowing privileges may be suspended until fines are paid. An printed account of all overdue
books and fines can be acquired at the circulation counter.
A fine of 10 cents($.10) per day per book begins after the due date and accrues for 30 days
or 1 month. Thereafter, the book is assumed lost.
$5.70 per book after 30 days = late fee(s)
$25.00 per book after 30 days = replacement fee(s) Some books cost more then $25.00
to replace. Consult Books in Print or Amazon.com
$10.00 per book after 30 days = processing fee(s)
The Reserve Collection is composed of books and other materials placed on reserve by
instructors for required reading or to supplement class instruction. Reserved materials are
shelved behind the circulation counter and must be requested at the counter. In most cases
a Call Number is needed for the request. The materials can only be used under special
restricted conditions. Most are slated for “In the Library Only” and must be read in the Library
when it is open.
The fines on overdue reserve books are much higher because the materials are in very heavy
demand and students need them to complete assignments. Only ONE item at a time may be
OVERDUE RESERVE MATERIALS
Fines for overdue reserve books are 5 cents per minute.
Submit your list of required materials you wish to be placed on reserve by completing the Reserves
Requests form(s) and returning it to the Library, Bedford Building, Room 1003E, prior to the
semester in question. Reserve requests that are continuous should be so noted on the Reserve
Request form(s). Personal copies of materials are accepted, but the library will not be held
responsible for lost, theft or damage to items. Also , please forward the syllabus for each course in
order to further assist us in ordering your reserve materials and helping to assist the students. The
availability of reserve materials to students will be determined by the speed with which faculty
submit their requests.