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Loan/Renewal Periods

NOTE: Library Materials

Circulating materials that are currently checked out will be due back on 9/16/2020 and can be renewed online using My Library Account. Any accrued fines will be waived. Holds on accounts will not be applied. 

BOOK RETURNS

  • Returns will not be processed and will remain on your library account until the library resumes regular operations. If you must return materials, please return books and interlibrary loans to:

FIT Library - Access & Circulation Services
c/o Fashion Institute of Technology
227 W. 27th Street, Room E528
New York, NY 10001-5992

Please consider purchasing insurance on items sent via post. Tracking is included on packagessent via media mail (sand through most USPS services).  

Send questions to [email protected], we will be happy to assist you.

Use My Library Account to see all material you currently have checked out and renew them.

  • Log in with your MyFIT username and password

For password help please contact IT Tech Help.

[Posted 4/28/2020]


 

  • Only two renewals allowed online or at Access Services/Reserves Desk for books for undergraduate students. Three renewals are granted for graduate students. One renewal allowed for audiovisuals (DVDs, CDS, etc.). No telephone/email renewals.
  • General Collection refers to circulating books from the stacks located on the 5th floor. Non-circulating books are also found on this floor.
  • Reserves, Picture Collection, Interlibrary Loans, Audio/Visual Material and Equipment are located at the Access Services/Circulation Desk on the 5th floor.
  • If a circulating item is checked out and you wish to place a hold on it, log into your account in OneSearch, the Library's Online Catalog, find the item and click on Request. You'll be prompted to confirm and you'll receive an email when the item is ready for pick up.
  • For information on Overdue Fines and Banner Holds please click here
  • Students may borrow material for only the semester they are registered for. For example, a student is registered for the Fall Semester, loan privileges will end at the end of the Fall Semester. For example, a student is registered in the Spring Semester, but has not registered for Summer OR for Fall, may not borrow material during the Summer. 
  • Need help? Contact us.

RENEW YOUR MATERIALS

 

Material

 

Loan Period

 

Renewal Periods

 

Number of Loans

MAIN BOOK COLLECTION 5th floor Reading Room

Undergraduate, Non-Credit Certificate Program (NCRT) and Senior Scholars

 

4 weeks

4 weeks

2 renewals

15 books

Graduate

4 weeks

4 weeks 

3 renewals

25 books

Faculty

4 months

3 months

2 renewals

25 books

Staff

4 weeks

4 weeks

2 renewals

15 books

 

ACCESS SERVICES/RESERVES DESK  5th floor lobby

Textbooks

2 hours

2 hours*

3 total reserve items; any combination

*Renewals are permitted unless someone else is waiting for the item. These items may also be extended at the request of faculty.

Personal copies (Books, DVDs, VHS, CDs, etc)

2 hours

2 hours*

Course readings

2 hours

2 hours*

 

Designer File folders

2 hours

2 hours

1 folder

Picture File Envelopes

4 weeks

4 weeks

2 renewals

2 (max. 20 pictures)

 

DVD/VHS

1 week

1 week

3 total media titles; any combination

DVD/VHS (fashion shows, lecture series, etc)

2 hours

2 hours

DVD (used for a class)

Varies

NONE

VHS (feature films, documentaries)

1 Week

1 Week

 

 

 

 

Scanner Accessories

Omnicharge Portable charger

2 hours

2 hours

2 hours*

2 hours

Up to 3 items

1

Apple Chargers - click for specific models 4 hours 4 hours* 2
Photographic Equipment from the Art Resources Laboratory 3 hours 3 hours*

Unlimited

Media Card Readers

4 hours

4 hours*

1

Digital Cameras

4 hours

4 hours*

1

Tablets

4 hours

4 hours*

1

Cutting Mats                                                                                                   4 hours                  4 hours*                 1 

Interlibrary Loan

Varies

Varies

Varies

 

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