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Library Policies

Loan Periods and Fees

  Item  Loan Period (Students) Loan Period (Faculty & Staff & Dependents)  Non-refundable Replacement Fee
6 weeks 18 weeks $100
  Reserves  Varies Varies  $100
  Interlibrary Loan
 Varies Varies  $100
 PASCAL  6 weeks  6 weeks


  DVD/VHS  2 weeks Semester $100
 Magazines  1 week 1 week  N/A
  Special  Permission Varies Varies $100

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Circulation Policies

Anyone may use Daniel Library resources in house, including:

  • Circulating books
  • Government documents
  • Reference material
  • Microfilm & microfiche
  • Periodicals

The following may borrow circulating materials from the Daniel Library:

  • Citadel students, faculty, retired faculty, staff, faculty/staff dependents, and members of Friends of the Daniel Library.
  • Students, faculty, and 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, and the American College of the Building Arts. Students, faculty, and staff of other Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) institutions. Students, faculty, and staff of the American College of the Building Arts (ACBA).
  • 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. 


  • Citadel users must have a current, valid CWID# to check out material, including print reserves.
  • CALC, PASCAL, and ACBA users must present their institution's current ID.

Items which are NOT circulated:

  • Rare books
  • Reference materials
  • Microfilm & microfiche
  • Newspapers

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