|Students||Faculty and Staff||Alumni and Visitors|
|Regularly Circulating Items||6 weeks||3 weeks||4 weeks|
|Media Items (CD/DVD/VHS)||1 week||1 week||In house use only|
|Special Collections from CLIC schools||Varies - 2 week average||Varies - 2 week average||- not available -|
Regularly ciriculating items include most of the main collections from CLIC schools.
We have two book drops
You may return any materials (including items borrowed from CLIC libraries) to either bookdrop.
If you have fragile items (some small/thin books or audiovisual materials in jewel cases), if possible, please bring them directly to a staff person at the Circulation Desk so nothing gets damaged or lost
Note: During holiday breaks when the library is closed, we will place an outdoor bookdrop just outside the front doors
If you have an item that is truly lost (not just late) or damaged (ie. the dog ate it) please notify us so that we can work with you to either buy a replacement or get it properly cleared from your library account. We would prefer to know that an item is never coming back so that we can work on cleaning up our inventory and your account. This also helps us maintain good working relationships with the libraries that share with us.
Having items out on your account that are long gone hinders your access and keeps us wondering. Let us know right away so we can make arrangements with you
The library seeks to balance the preservation of the collections and equipment with the comfort of our patrons. In accordance with this goal, we ask the following:
To help maintain an environment that is conducive to quite study and research, cell phones should be used only in areas where conversations do not disturb others (lobby, enclosed stairwells). Please silence cell phone ringers in all study areas.
In accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13.02 and 13.40 and federal privacy laws, library patrons' records are private, and information contained in the record cannot be given to anyone other than the library card holder. When library materials are returned, all traces of the transaction are deleted.
The Berntsen Library offers test proctoring services on a space-available basis to:
Library staff is available to proctor on a limited basis. Please call to determine availability and to schedule a time. To schedule a proctored exam, call Jessica at (651) 631-5298, or email email@example.com. Students must make an appointment at least one week prior to testing.