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Library Policies

Overdue Materials
Overdue notices will be e-mailed or mailed to all borrowers. Materials, not returned fourteen days after the date due and two overdue notices, will be billed and a charge will appear on the monthly statement.

Fees & Fines
If not returned after 2 overdue notices, all borrowed materials will be declared LOST. The cost for lost or damaged materials from the State Tech Library collection is the replacement cost of the item plus a $10 processing fee. Lost or damaged materials obtained through MOBIUS Inter Library Loan will be charged $120 per item. Lost or damaged periodicals will be charged $10 per item.

Who May Borrow
State Tech students, faculty and staff have access to the entire collection. Residents of Linn and Osage County can borrow print materials.

Obtaining a Library Card
To borrow materials from the State Tech collection, you must have a valid library card. State Tech students, faculty and staff receive a State Tech ID cards which, also, serves as the State Tech library card.

To obtain a library card, residents of Linn and Osage County must present a picture ID, such as a driver’s license and proof of their current residence address, such as a recent bill from the utilities company. Borrowing privileges are restricted to 10 print materials from the State Tech Library collection.

Library service may be denied if a user does not return overdue materials, does not pay outstanding fines, removes materials illegally or repeatedly abuses Library policies.

Returning Materials
Those using materials, whether in or out of the library, are responsible for any deterioration in the condition of the material while in their use, as well as the timely return of the materials. Borrowers who lose or damage library materials will be assessed a replacement fee and a $10 processing fee. If a lost item is found and returned in good condition before the replacement has been ordered, the replacement cost and/or processing fee may be refunded.

Type of Material

Loan Period

Audio-Visual (DVD)

3 days – Maximum of 2 per card

Books (Print, CD)

4 weeks

MOBIUS Interlibrary Loan Books 4 weeks

Periodicals (Newspapers & Magazines)

1 week

Reserves (Course Materials)

2 hrs.



Contact Us:
State Technical College of Missouri
One Technology Drive
Linn, MO 65051
Phone: 573.897.5215
Email: librarian@statetechmo.edu

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