Lending library materials for use outside the building. Also the library unit that checks out and reshelves materials, maintains reserve materials and more. For their policies and services go to the Circulation home page
The process of loaning library materials to patrons; the department that handles these loans.
the library department that checks out and places materials on shelves as well as handles overdue fines and lost book charges.
The process that occurs when a book is borrowed by a patron, is later returned, and then re-shelved so that it can be borrowed by the next patron.
The process of lending library materials to patrons for use outside the library.
The library department that oversees the lending of materials.
1. The American term for the department of a library which lends books for home-reading. Called 'Lending' in the UK; 2. The total number of books issued from a library in a given period.
(library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
Transactions involving lending an item from the library's collection or borrowed from another library for use generally (although not always) outside the library. This activity includes charging materials manually or electronically. Each renewal is also reported as a circulation transaction. Note: This does not include items checked out to another library i.e. interlibrary loans.
The number of copies of a print advertising medium that are distributed. For the library field, this is numbers of items checked out by users.
The circulation desk is where you go to check books out of the library. Tut circulation desk is on the first floor of the main building.
The department of the Library that handles book check-outs and returns as well as reserves and holds.
The service desk located in the library lobby, usually at the entrance. This is where you check out books, return books, renew books, pay fines, request searches for books, and update your library card.
The service desk located in the Tisch lobby. This is where you CHECK OUT books, return books, RENEW books, pay fines, request RECALLS for books that are checked out, request searches for books that you cannot find in the library, and keep your library card up to date.
Service desk to check out library materials, including wireless laptops (Media Circ.)
The lending of library materials to borrowers; statistics showing a count of materials checked out; the department that checks materials in and out and also reshelves returned materials.
The movement and use of materials in and out of the library.
The lending of books (or other materials) to borrowers and the keeping of records of loans. Library circulation policies are available online.
A department within the library where items are checked out. The term "circulate" refers to whether of not an item may be checked out from the library, for example Reference Materials do not circulate.
The term used by library staff for the borrowing and return of books.
This refers to the checking out and return of library materials. This process is handled at the Circulation Desk. It can also refer to the circulation status of an item in the library (e.g., whether it can be checked out or has been designated for in-library use only or is lost, missing, at bindery, etc.). See Circulation, Interlibrary Loan & Reserves for more information.
Most libraries allow items to be charged out to users. This function is known as circulation and takes place at the Circulation Desk. The Circ Desk often forms the central point for directional and general information about library policies and operations.
The process of checking books and other materials in and out of a library. Also refers to the total number of items checked out of a library by borrowers during a specified period of time, and to the number of times an item is checked out during a fixed period of time, usually a year.
The activity of a library in lending books to borrowers and keeping records of the loans.
Circulation is the service that allows you to check out materials from the Libraries. Each of the four Libraries provides circulation services.
refers to the movement of a book out of and back into the Library when it is borrowed and returned. The Circulation desk is in front of the Library entrance. *** Learn more about Circulation policies at the Iona College Libraries.
A check out of a library book/item.
Activity of a library in lending materials to borrowers and the recording of these transactions.
Desk where materials are charged out ("checked out"). ( See ACCESS SERVICES .)
The circulation desk is the place in the library where you check out, renew, and return library materials. You may also place a hold, or report an item missing from the shelves. The Circulation desk is also the area where you would go to pick up items you have requested on Interlibrary Loan and to retrieve items placed on reserve for you by your instructors.
the process of keeping track of borrowed materials, or the number of materials checked from the library.
the library department responsible for checking out and reshelving books, maintaining information on books that have been checked out, and tracing lost materials.
The area where library borrowing takes place.
Function of lending library materials to borrowers.