Library hold policy (was Re: freedom and necessity)

Rowland, Jennifer A B jennifer.rowland at
Fri Mar 1 06:38:49 EST 2002

. Jennifer wrote:
> > for the person who has lent the card- they can suddenly find that the
> > library is asking them to return or replace hundreds of [monetary 
> > units] worth of books that they have never seen. 

Bettina wrote: 
> I can seen your point, and I wouldn't give away my card. But 
> I suppose the Profs would rather give out written authorizations 
> than fetch (and bring back) all the books for themselves...

<rolls eyes> Ah. Academics. Some of them are very thoughtful and helpful. 
(And they *are* overworked these days.)
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