Circulation - Sharing Group Rules

Circulation - Sharing Group Rules

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This article lists the approved circulation rules for sharing groups in the Montana Shared Catalog.

Items Circulating Throughout Sharing Group

All circulation rules in this section (exempting non-circulating) are 2 renewals and fining / non-fining as per the library. 
Item Type
Description
Rule
14DAY
14 day circulating items
14 days fine or no fine
28DAY
28 day circulating items
28 days fine or no fine
CASSETTE
Cassettes
28 days fine or no fine
BOOK
Books, including Paperbacks
28 days fine or no fine
CD
CDs and CD-ROMs
28 days fine or no fine
CIRC-MAG
Circulating Magazines
14 days fine or no fine
DVD
Videos on DVD
14 days fine or no fine
FLOAT-NB
Floating New Books
14 days fine or no fine
KIT
Book and other kits 
28 days fine or no fine
MAG-PER
Magazines and Periodicals
NONCIRC w/14 day override
MUSIC
Music Recordings
14 days fine or no fine
NEW
New materials
14 days fine or no fine
NONCIRC
Non-circulating materials
NONCIRC w/14 day override
VHS
VHS
28 days fine or no fine

Local / In-House Use Items

All circulation rules in this section are determined by the library from among the approved circulation rules and are exempt from sharing.

Item Type
Description
ACCESSORY
Accessories, toys, realia, other odd items
AV
Audio-Visual
COMPUTER
Use for all computers
EQUIPMENT
AV and other equipment, except e-readers and computers
GRABNGO
Used for GRABNGO (non-holdable & non-renewable)
ILL-MAT
Inter-Library Loan materials
LOCAL-14DAY
Used for leased or license-restricted items, 14 day local loan period
LOCAL-28DAY
Used for leased or license-restricted items, 28 day local loan period
MEDIA-EQUIP
E-Readers and Tablets
PROF-MAT
Professional School Materials, restricted rules
SCH-AV
Used for license-restricted items
SPECIAL
Used for leased items or items restricted to owning library for licensing reasons

Does Not Circulate Under Any Circumstances - No Circ Rule Needed

Libraries may also use NONCIRC for any of the below

Item Type
Description
ARCHIVE
Archive materials
DIGITAL
Digital materials 
MAP
Maps
MICROFORM
Microform

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