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South Pointe Hospital Medical Library: Borrowing Overdues Fines

Borrowing Procedures

Borrow from Main Campus, Fairview, or Hillcrest Libraries

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Borrowing Procedures

  • Register for a Library Account & create a password/PIN
  • Borrowing period = 3 weeks
  • Renewals = 4 renewals as long as the item is NOT overdue & there are no holds
  • Courtesy email sent 2 days before the book is due

How to Renew

  • Login to Library Account & click renew
  • Call the library to renew: 216.491.7456
  • Overdue books  & books with holds CANNOT be renewed

How to Create a Password/PIN

  • Click Login to Library Account
  • Type your name
  • Type your employee #.  No U in front of employee #
  • Click Go!
  • Type password.  Must have both letters & numbers
  • Retype password to verify
  • Click Go!
  • Screen now displays your registration information & any items you have borrowed

Borrowing After Hours

> Sign the checkout slip located in the back of the book

> Place in box on front counter

> Lachelle will contact you with the due date when entered into the system

Overdue Notices

Overdue Notices

  • Courtesy / Reminder notices: emailed 2 days before an item is due. 
  • First notice: emailed the day after an item is due. 
  • Second notice: emailed one week later. 
  • Bills: mailed to home address 2 weeks after the second notice. 
  • Note: many email systems, such as Google and Yahoo, block group mailings.
  • Recommend: use Cleveland Clinic email.  Also set up a reminder in your phone to renew an item before its due date.

Fines and Bills

Fines and Bills

  • Fines: $0.50 per day
  • Bills: amount depends on replacement cost of items borrowed + $15 service charge per item.
  • Fines: paid with credit cards only (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA) from any location.  

Blocking Library Privileges

  • Borrowing library materials and using library resources off-campus are BLOCKED when fines are $10 or greater.
  • Fines must be paid in full to unblock your account.