Loan Periods and Overdue Fines (Equipment & Technology)

Patrons are responsible for knowing the due date and returning materials by the due date. If you forget the due date, please call the Information Services Desk at 202.687.1448, contact DML Circulation, or stop by the Information Services Desk between 8am and 8pm, Monday through Friday (except on most holidays). The DML Catalog also can be used to view due dates. If you want to renew hourly materials, please contact or stop by the Information Services Desk between 8am-8pm, Monday-Friday. 

*Library email notices and due date cards are only a courtesy*

During non-staff hours, please drop all materials except for keys in the book drop. Please place keys in the key drop box. During staff hours, please drop materials at the Information Services Desk. Please note that we do not check the book drop during weekends and holidays. Items that were due before the IS Desk closes will accrue fines during the days that the IS Desk is closed.

When materials are checked out under your library account, you are responsible for returning them on time.
Patrons who return materials late are held responsible for paying the late fee. Long overdue materials will be considered lost and a fee will be assessed.
If fines reach $50 and over, you will lose library and database access privileges. Fines can be paid with cash, check, or GOCard.

Table 1: Information on loan periods, renewal periods, and fine amounts for DML circulation items other than books
Materials Loan Periods Renewals Overdue Fines
Anatomical Models *2 Hours Between Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Depends on demand $10.00 Per Hour
Chargers †

MacBook, iPhone, Android
4 Hours Depends on demand $1.00 Per Hour
DML Study Room Monitor Equipment †  

Includes: HDMI cable, remote control, VGA cable, Mac adaptor, USB C, and DVI adaptor.
2 Hours Depends on demand $1.00 Per Hour
DVD 4 HoursDepends on demand$0.50 Per Day
Headphones † 4 Hours
Depends on demand $0.50 Per Hour
iPad *† 1 Weeknone$10.00 Per Hour
Keyboard #
4 HoursDepends on demand$.50 Per Hour
Laser Pointers † 4 HoursDepends on demand$1.00 Per Hour
Microphones † 2 HoursDepends on demand$1.00 Per Hour
Mouse # 4 HoursDepends on demand$.50 Per Hour
Noise Cancelling Headphones4 HoursDepends on demand$.50 Per Hour
Room Keys Based on Room Reservationsnone $5.00 Per Hour
Surge Protectors †2 HoursDepends on demand $1.00 Per Hour
Tables * 4 HoursDepends on demand $5.00 Per Hour
Virtual Reality Headsets * One Weeknone $10.00 Per Hour
White Board Dry Erase Markers † 4 Hours Depends on demand $0.50 Per Hour

* These materials require an agreement form to be signed at checkout.

† These materials can be checked out overnight and will be due 9am the next day. Or, they may be checked out over weekends and due 9am on Monday.

# These materials cannot be checked out overnight/weekends because they cannot be placed in the book drop for returns.