Music Technology-Circulation Procedures
Seay Library is responsible for the storing and loaning of certain audio and recording equipment that is available for participants in Music Technology courses. Use of the equipment will also be available to those who have received authorization from the Professor of Music Technology or the Recording Studio Technician. Faculty and staff may borrow the equipment but they must check with the Recording Studio Technician to make sure the equipment is available and is not required for a class.
The equipment is stored in the Cataloging Office (Room 63) in the back of the library.
The standard loan rule is 24 hours for individual checkout. The class instructor or the Recording Studio Technician must approve loan periods for longer than 24 hours. When associated with a class, the loan time will be for the duration of the block.
Checking out equipment
Before loaning out equipment, check the Music Technology current class list or complete authorized list in the Classroom/Key Book. If student is on the list, go ahead and check out the equipment explaining that checkout is only for 24 hours unless they have received permission to use it for longer than one day. Notify a supervisor if due date has been approved for longer than 24 hours so he/she can adjust the due date. If a supervisor is not available, send email message to supervisor with name of patron, item checked out and what date to use for due date.
If student is not on the list, ask them to supply a note or email of approval from appropriate faculty/staff. They must also sign an Equipment Use Agreement and be given an explanation of the equipment responsibilities and the rate of overdue fines. The blank, and signed, agreement forms are stored in the Cataloging Office in a 3-ring binder on the shelf across the room from the equipment area. Check out equipment after approval has been confirmed and the use agreement has been signed.
Watch for message prompts and make sure all accessories are included before checking out to patron (e.g. cables, guides, clips, pouches, etc.).
For Faculty and Staff:
Confirm that they have received permission to use equipment from the Professor of Music Technology or the Recording Studio Technician. If not, refer them to the appropriate person. Be sure and ask how long they need the equipment so the due date can be adjusted. A supervisor may need to override this transaction. If a supervisor is not available, send email message to supervisor with name of patron, item checked out and what due date to use.
Music Technology Staff:
Music Technology staff (Professor/Instructor, Recording Studio Technician, and Music Department Paraprof) may check out equipment at any time for as long as needed. Follow above instructions for adjusting due dates.
Checking in equipment
Watch for the message prompts that pop up when checking in equipment. Make sure all items are accounted for (e.g. cables, guides, clips, pouches, etc.) If anything is missing, do not check in. Hold until all items are returned. Refer to supervisor if items are lost or damaged so patron can be billed for replacement costs.