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Jones Music Library - About: Circulation Policies

Information about the hours, collections, services, facilities, and policies of Jones Music Library

Authorized Borrowers

Jones Library is a member of the OhioLINK consortium. Anyone with a valid card from another OhioLINK Library can borrow materials from Jones Library via an OhioLINK loan. Through OhioLINK users also have access to SearchOhio, and Individuals with valid Cuyahoga County Public Library cards may also borrow Jones Library materials, as Cuyahoga County Public Library is a member of SearchOhio. OhioLINK policies apply to these loans. Note that the Cleveland Public Library system is not a member of OhioLINK or SearchOhio.

Loan Periods and Limits

Loan periods and limits are determined by the type of material and the category of borrower. The information below is listed by type of material and is qualified, where necessary, by category of borrower.


Material Student loans Faculty loans OhioLINK loans
Books & scores 21 days, 3 renewals 90 days, 3 renewals 21 days, 3 renewals
CDs, LPs, DVDs  3 days, 2 renewals 21 days, 2 renewals Local circ only
Music education 21 days, 3 renewals 90 days, 3 renewals Local circ only
Music therapy 7 days, to music therapy majors only Contact library staff Local circ only
BW recordings    In library use only In library use only In library use only

Overdue Fines

As of 2020, most standard, circulating items will no longer accrue fines.

Devices, reserves, and some other items may still accrue fines as follows.

Replacement charges will still be charged on lost items. 


Jones Library (BW) materials:


21 day items

$.10 per day

3 day and 7 day items

$.25 per day

24 hour items

$.25 per hour

Overnight items

$.25 per hour

In-library use items

$.25 per hour

Recalled items

$1.00 per day

Lost Jones Library (B-W) materials

Cost of item + $30.00 processing + $10.00 billing


OhioLINK items

$.50 per day

Recalled items from OhioLINK

$2.00 per day

Items returned more than 30 days late

$50.00 billing fee

Lost OhioLINK items (30 days overdue)

$125.00 ($75.00 replacement + $50.00 billing fee)

Jones Music Library

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