What if I went out of town and a book I checked out was recalled?


If an item is recalled while you are out of town, you are still responsible for returning it by its recall due date.   Additionally, you are responsible for paying any overdue fines that may have accrued.

The risk of recall is always present when you check books out from the University Libraries. The only way to safeguard yourself from recall and overdue fines while you are away is to return all your books before you leave, or have books accessible to a roommate or family member to return if a due date issue should arise. We suggest you do this whenever you will be gone for more than seven days.  Traveling while borrowing items assumes the risk of potential recall overdue fines.

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