General Research Collection
Up to 10 books can be checked out at any one time for currently enrolled Ivy Tech Students. Books are checked out for 2 weeks at a time. A book may be renewed unless another patron has placed a hold on it. Books may not be checked out over semester breaks unless you are registered for classes for the following semester.
Reserve Textbook Collection
Only currently enrolled Ivy Tech Students may check out reserve textbooks to use. Faculty and staff currently enrolled in an Ivy Tech class may check out the textbook for the class they are enrolled in. Learning Resource Center tutors may check out textbooks to take out of the library for tutoring purposes.
Reserve textbooks are checked out for 4 hours at a time and may leave the library. Click here to read the complete textbook policy.
Journals and magazines can be checked out. They have the same circulation policy as books. The current issue is library use only. Newspapers do not check out and must remain in the library.
Books and journal articles not available in our library may be ordered from other libraries. Please consult the Interlibrary Loan FAQ page. The delivery time varies depending on which library has the book:
From other Ivy Tech libraries, 3-5 days
From non-Ivy Tech libraries, 1-2 weeks
Articles can usually be obtained in one to two business days
PLEASE NOTE: If you fail to pay any of your fines and/or fees, you will not be able to get a copy of your transcript until your account is paid-in-full. Unpaid fines and/or fees exceeding $10 will also suspend your borrowing privileges at Ivy Tech Library.
Fines may be paid at the Bursar's Office or online on MyIvy.
You may appeal your fine. Check the Fine Appeal Process here.
North Meridian Campus:
Videos may be checked out by faculty only. Students may view videos only in the library.
All videos may be checked out by faculty.
Students may view videos in the library or check out non-medical feature films.
No DVD checkouts to community users.
DVD’s will check out for one week, limit two at a time. Late fees should be calculated as follows:
Day 8 (1 day late) is $3.00
Day 9 (2 days late) is cost of the DVD plus $5.00.
If the DVD is returned, the cost is only $5.00.
Mobile devices are for use by current Ivy Tech students, staff, and faculty only.
Mobile devices are available for checkout only to students who have completed their first semester, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, have a student ID and have a current address on file.
All items checked out will be inspected for physical damage and missing accessories at the time of return. Inspection and check-in may take several minutes, and the borrower is required to stay until it is finished to determine if any fees will be charged. Library staff will determine if the device is in good working order or if it has been tampered with or damaged.
Borrower agrees to follow all policies and procedures concerning use of Library equipment and Library policies with regard to late returns and fines. Borrower agrees to pay Ivy Tech Community College for the loss or damage to any piece of equipment or accessories borrowed, up to, and including, the total replacement cost of lost or damaged equipment.
Borrowers are not allowed to purchase any downloads.
Mobile devices may be checked out for a maximum of two weeks, and may be renewed one time if other mobile devices are available for checkout.The mobile device should be returned only to a staff member at the Circulation Desk to minimize damage to device.
An overdue fee of $3.00 per library business hour will be charged for late returns. Fines add up until they reach the replacement cost of the missing items.
Fines will be sent to the Bursar Office as they occur, and the borrower will be billed for the replacement cost of the equipment and processing fees. The borrower will not be able to renew or check-out until this fine is paid at the Bursar Office.
If the mobile device is returned late more than 1 time then mobile device borrowing privileges will be suspended.
Accountability / Non-Compliance
By checking out headphones you are agreeing to all posted policies.