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LRC Overdues and fines

Overdues and fines are imposed by the LRC to ensure the fair and equitable sharing of limited resources amongst our clients.

When you have overdue items, you cannot borrow books, renew your items or place a hold.

Fines accrue for overdue items at the rate of 50 cents per day for books and $1.00 per day for DVDs.

Fines are not charged for weekends and public holidays.

When you have accrued more than $10.00 or more in fines, your borrowing record is blocked as well as access to IT systems.

Once fines reach $10, the items must be returned and the fine paid as well.

Fines can accrue up to $20 per item, at which stage the item is deemed lost and you will be charged both the fines, a processing fee of $12.00 and the
cost of the item(s).

Fines must be paid via monied value added to your Student card. Monied value can be added in cash at cash machine in the LRC
during opening hours.

Overdue notices are e-mailed  to your myangliss.edu.au account:

  • You will receive a "Courtesy notice" e-mail 2 days before items you have on loan from the library will become overdue. The e-mail will advise you to contact the LRC and re-new your items to avoid overdue fees.
  • You will receive a "First notice" e-mail after the items you have on-loan become overdue.
  • You will receive a "Long time overdue" e-mail when the overdue fees have reached $10.00 and more.


All notices include email, phone number and LRC URL to contact the Library if you have any questions to ask. Please check with library staff for total before payment. Upon payment your borrowing and student network privileges (this includes My WAI access) can be reinstated, and transcripts of results can be released.

Please note: We do not send our notices by post, due to William Angliss Institute's commitment to sustainability and the LRC's aim to reduce its own environmental impact.

Items returned in the afterhours return chute outside of the LRC will not be taken off your record until the next working day.

 



You can avoid fines by:

 Checking your Angliss email for a notification from the LRC advising of the due date/s for items, and/or overdue items.

  • Returning items to the LRC before the due date
  • Keeping your printed loans slip receipt as a reminder
  • Checking your borrowing record via the LRC Catalogue

  

 If you disagree with the Library fine:

Talk to a staff member at the LRC service desk. We will consider all legitimate concerns about library fines;
however we will NOT accept the following reasons:

  • Unwillingness to take responsibility for material loaned to a third party
  • Forgetting the due date
  • Not receiving library reminders sent to your MyAngliss email address
  • Email inbox was full
  • Unable to visit the library often or distance from the library
  • Disagreement with library fine policy
  • Returning items to another library by mistake
  • Not being on campus
  • Semester breaks, summer vacation, or on placement
  • Changed opening hours