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SWIMS Circulation

User Records

Issue, Return, Renew

Reservations, Recall, Traps

Overdues, Fines and Charges, Calendar

Self-Issue Units

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  • User record and circulation housekeeping – the following tasks are mandatory:
    • Items with status of Long Overdue must be returned from loan no more than 2 years after the date of issue
    • Copy records with status of Claims Lost or Unreturned must be deleted no more than 5 years after the date returned from loan
    • A continuous loan on SWIMS (including renewals if appropriate) must not exceed 3 years in length – if necessary an item should be returned and re-issued.