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Courtesy Cards: Non-USA-Affiliated Users

What is a Non-USA-Affiliated User?

FACULTY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE, SPRING HILL COLLEGE, BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (D)
Valid faculty ID card and photo ID issued by eligible institution required.
 
VISITING FACULTY (I)
Faculty from outside the Mobile area who present a letter of introduction from their home library may receive borrowing privileges. Photo ID required.
 
PURCHASER OF SECONDARY PATRON CARD (H)
Adult researchers who have exhausted the resources of their local public library may apply for a card. If application is approved, an annual fee of $50.00 will be charged. Photo ID required.
Note: Students enrolled in local schools and colleges should use their own libraries. They are not eligible for Marx Library Courtesy Cards.
 
SPECIAL APPROVED LOCAL PROGRAMS (E)

  1.  High School International Baccalaureate Programs: Must be included on the library’s list of students and present a photo ID.
  2.  National Science Foundation NSF/REU: Must be included on the library’s list of students and present a photo ID.

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS RESEARCHERS (E)
Community members may borrow circulating U.S. Government documents. Photo ID required.

General Information for Non-Affiliated Users

Library Hours: Call 460-7028 or check library homepage at http://library.southalabama.edu
 
Photocopying & Printing: 10 cents per page. Purchase a TRACcard at the Circulation Desk.
 
Remote Access to USA-licensed Databases: Not available. Only current USA students and employees are eligible for remote access to USA databases. Note: All Alabama school and public libraries offer free Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) cards.
 
Interlibrary Loan: Additional fees ($7.00 per request) may apply.
 
The University of South Alabama Libraries reserve the right to limit access to the non-USA community, if necessary, in order to give priority service to USA faculty, students, and staff. We also reserve the right to revoke library cards of patrons who abuse their borrowing privileges.

Privileges by Patron Type

 

Voyager Patron Group Patron Type Card: Valid Period Card: Cost Checkout Limit Checkout Period Fines & Blocks Borrowing Privileges
Non-Affiliated NON-AFF Faculty from University of
Mobile, Spring Hill College,
Bishop State Community College,
Faulkner State Community
College (D)
1 year No charge 10 items
 
2 weeks
1 renewal

25¢/day
Block @ $10.00

50¢ / day for all media types
Block @ $10.00

Marx Library main
circulating books, dvds, vhs, and cds
& Government
Documents
Non-Affiliated NON-AFF Visiting Faculty (I)
 
1 year No charge 10 items
 
2 weeks
1 renewal
25¢/day Block @ $10.00 50¢ / day for all media types Block @ $10.00 Marx Library main
circulating books, dvds, vhs, and cds
& Government
Documents
Non-
Affiliated
 
NON-AFF
Purchaser (H)  1 year $50.00 10 items
 
2 weeks
1 renewal 

25¢/day
Block @ $10.00

50¢ / day for all media types
Block @ $10.00

Marx Library main
circulating books, dvds, vhs, and cds
& Government
Documents
Non-
Affiliated
 
NON-AFF
International Baccalaureate
Programs (E)
  1.  Murphy High School
  2. Davidson High School 
1 academic
year
 
No charge 10 items 2 weeks
1 renewal

25¢/day
Block @ $10.00

50¢ / day for all media types
Block @ $10.00

Marx Library main circulating books, dvds, vhs, and cds & Government Documents
Non-
Affiliated
 
NON-AFF
National Science Foundation
NSF/REU (E)
Summer No charge 10 items  2 weeks
1 renewal 

25¢/day
Block @ $10.00

50¢ / day for all media types
Block @ $10.00

Marx Library main
circulating books, dvds, vhs, and cds
& Government
Documents
Non-
Affiliated
 
NON-AFF
Government Documents Only (E) 1 year No charge 10 items  2 weeks
1 renewal 
$.25/day
Block @ $10
Only Govt.
documents
 

Borrowing Privileges Exceptions

Non-Affiliated borrowing privileges:

  1. Do not include materials in Biomedical Libraries, Instructional Media, or Mitchell College of Business Library.
  2. Do not include free Interlibrary Loan Service.
  3. Do not include remote access to USA-licensed databases.
  4. Do not allow “Hold” or “Recall” of materials checked out by USA faculty/students.