VCU Libraries

Research Guides

OLD How Do I Request Resources?

A step by step guide on how to request copies, chapters, books, media, and other materials housed in the VCU Libraries collections or from another library.

Determine if I Owe Fines or Fees

Items Borrowed from VCU Libraries Collections

Late fines are applied to overdue materials.  See the Borrowing Polices for details.

Fines may be paid over the phone with a credit or debit card or in person with a card, cash, check or RamBucks.


Items Borrowed from other Libraries through Interlibrary Loans

  • Damaged materials: Minimum varies plus a $25 non-refundable processing fee
  • Lost materials: Minimum $135 per item ($110 replacement plus a $25 non-refundable processing fee)


Items Patrons Borrowed Directly from Other Libraries

  • Fees and fines vary with RALC, VIVA and other libraries.
  • You must contact the lending library directly to determine the amount owed and to pay all fees and fines.
  • You may be blocked from borrowing from VCU Libraries collections if you have lost, damaged or overdue materials from VIVA and RALC libraries.