Borrowing Privileges

All patrons with a valid Montclair State ID may use multimedia materials. Materials may be used in the Library or be circulated to faculty, staff and students for use outside the Library according to the conditions stated below.

Depending upon status, a cumulative total of 1-3 multimedia items may be charged out at any given time.

Materials returned on or before the due date can be renewed once online or in person at the MMR desk or by phone.  If an item is overdue, it cannot be renewed. Patrons will be notified when desired Hold items are available. They will be kept at the MMR desk until claimed for 3 days. MMR reserved items should not be put on hold.


Alumni may only use MMR items IN HOUSE only.

Faculty, Staff, Doctoral & Graduate Students

A cumulative total of three (3) items may be borrowed at any given time.

Only faculty & students with disabilities may borrow materials that are on reserve.

  No. of Items Loan Period
Audiotapes 1-3 7 days
Compact Discs 1-3 7 days


1-3 7 days
Videos, DVDs 1-3 7 days

Undergraduate Students

A cumulative total of two (2) items may be borrowed at any given time.

In addition to having a valid MSU ID card, students with disability needs must present written authorization (on letterhead or sent by email) from a Disability Resource Center counselor each semester in order to borrow multimedia materials.

  No. of Items Loan Period
Audiotapes 1-2 2 days
Compact Discs 1-2 2 days


1-2 2 days
Videos, DVDs 1-2 2 days

Overdue, Fines and Fees

As a courtesy, no fines are charged for overdue items, but further borrowing will not be permitted until items are returned.


Borrowing privileges will be suspended until overdue materials are returned, or the Library obligation is paid.


Unpaid library obligations will be referred to the Business Office, which may result in
the inability to register for classes, the withholding of transcripts and/or diplomas, and referral to a collection agency.

1/7/2019 rev.