I-Share books are not assessed overdue fines, but patrons must pay to replace lost or damaged items. If a book is not returned or renewed within 35 days of its due date, it will be considered lost. The lending library will then bill the patron directly for the replacement cost of the book plus any other processing fees. The lending library may also bill patrons to replace items that are returned with significant damage. Accounts with lost items and/or replacement fines will be blocked. A patron with a blocked account will not be able to borrow or renew items or use Interlibrary Loan until the lost item is returned or the fines are paid.
Out-of-state books are usually not assessed overdue fines, but individual policy varies by library. Patrons must pay for lost or damaged items; the fine is determined by each lending library.
When you use Interlibrary Loan, you assume responsibility for the items you borrow, just as you do when you borrow books from the Klinck Memorial Library. If the fine for a lost book is not paid, in addition to your library account being blocked, the university will put a block on your university account and will not provide certain university services until it is paid. For instance, you will not be allowed to register for the upcoming semester, or you will not receive your diploma, or you will not be granted an official transcript. This can be avoided by handling ILL materials with care, keeping them in a safe space, keeping track of when they are due, and returning or renewing them before the due date.