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Library Policies

Circulation Policies

Anyone may use the Daniel Library facilities in house, including:

  • Circulating books
  • Government documents
  • Reference materials
  • Periodicals

Circulation Policies

The following may borrow circulating materials from the Daniel Library:

  • Citadel students, faculty, retired faculty, staff, members of Daniel Library Friends.
  • Dependents of Citadel faculty and staff (with a valid ID obtained through Human Resources).
  • Students, faculty, and professional staff of other Charleston Academic Libraries Consortium (CALC) institutions: College of Charleston; Charleston Southern; MUSC; South Carolina Marine Resources; Trident Technical College; Charleston School of Law. Students, faculty, and professional staff of other Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) institutions.
  • Others, through special arrangement with the Library Director. Please contact the Information Desk for details.

Confidentiality of library users' records

Daniel Library adheres to Title 60, Chapter 4 (Sec. 60-4-10), S.C. Code 1976, which provides that the records of library materials cannot be disclosed by the library to anyone except: (1) persons acting within the scope of their duties in the administration of the library or library system; (2) persons authorized, in writing, by the library patron to inspect his records; or (3) in accordance with proper judicial order. A statement of the policy is posted at the library's Circulation desk and is included in the written circulation policies.


  • Citadel users must have a validated ID to check out material, including print reserves.
  • Current Citadel employees and currently enrolled students may acquire IDs from the One Card office in Bond Hall 244.
  • CALC and PASCAL users must present their institution's current ID.
  • All other library users who qualify to borrow material may acquire library cards from Circulation Desk staff.

Items which are NOT circulated:

  • Rare books
  • Reference materials
  • Any periodical: paper, bound, microfilm, or microfiche
  • Newspapers

Note: Audio-visual items circulate to Citadel students, faculty (including emeriti faculty), staff, and PASCAL-affiliated colleges and universities.  

Loan Periods and Fines

  Item  Loan  Period  Fine Rate
 (per day and  item)


 28 days  $0.10  2 days
  Reserves  Varies  $0.25/hour  None
  Interlibrary Loan
 Varies  $1.00  None
  DVD/VHS  4 weeks  $1.00  1 day
  Special  Permission  Irregular  $1.00  2 hours
  Laptops  6 hours  $1.00/hour  1 hour

Note: Faculty are exempt from all fines, except recreational materials.

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