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Avery Fisher Center Services for Students

AFC student services are applicable to:

  • NYU Undergraduate Students
  • NYU Masters Students
  • All Consortium Students

AFC student services include:

  • Individual video and audio workstations.
  • Reference and research assistance with our collections.
  • Course reserves for select courses. (Check Bobcat for the reserve location code for your course).
  • Your recommendations for new additions to our collections (Forms here).

AFC CIRCULATION POLICIES FOR STUDENTS

 

Non-Reserve DVDs:

  • Due at AFC closing time on the day of checkout.
  • Limit of 1 video per person at one time.
  • Must be returned and checked in at the AFC service counter.
  • Late fee: $1 per hour, up to a maximum of $50.
  • Lost/replacement fee: Cost of replacement + $30 processing fee.

Reserve DVDs:

  • Loan period: 3 hours or until AFC closing time on the day of checkout, whichever comes first.
  • Library use only. May not leave the building.
  • Limit of 1 video per person at one time.
  • Must be returned and checked in at the AFC service counter
  • Late fee: $5 per hour, up to a maximum of $50.
  • Lost/replacement fee: Cost of replacement + $30 processing fee.

Videotapes:

  • Must be viewed in our facility. Inquire at the service counter.

Non-Reserve CDS:

  • Due at AFC closing time on the day of checkout.
  • Limit of 5 per person at one time, with reasonable exceptions for multi-disc sets or special circumstances.
  • Must be returned and checked in at the AFC service counter.
  • Late fee: $1 per item per hour, up to a maximum of $50 per item.
  • Lost/replacement fee: $1 per hour, up to a maximum of $50 per item.

Reserve CDS:

  • Loan period: 4 hours or until AFC closing time on the day of checkout, whichever is sooner.
  • Library use only. May not leave the building.
  • Limit of 2 per person at one time.
  • Must be returned and checked in at the AFC service counter.
  • Late fee: $5 per item per hour, up to a maximum of $50 per item.
  • Lost/replacement fee: Cost of replacement + $30 processing fee.

LP (Vinyl) Discs:

  • Must be requested in advance from offsite storage and used in our facility.
      • Inquire at the service counter.

Reserve Books and Scores:

  • Loan period: 2 hours or until AFC closing time on the day of checkout, whichever is sooner.
  • Library use only. May not leave the building.
  • Limit of 2 items per person at one time.
  • Must be returned and checked in at the AFC service counter.
  • Late fee: $5 per item per hour, up to a maximum of $50 per item.
  • Lost/replacement fee: Cost of replacement + $30 processing fee.

Closed Stacks Books and Scores:

  • Loan period: 2 hours or until AFC closing time on the day of checkout, whichever is sooner.
  • Library use only. May not leave the building.
  • Limit of 2 items per person at one time.
  • Must be returned and checked in at the AFC service counter.
  • Late fee: $5 per item per hour, up to a maximum of $50 per item.
  • Lost/replacement fee: Cost of replacement + $30.00 processing fee.

Professor's Personal Copies on Reserve:

  • Library use only. May not leave the building.
  • Must be returned in and checked in at the AFC service counter.
  • Print: Loan period of 2 hours or until AFC closing time on the day of checkout, whichever is sooner. Limit of 2 reserve volumes per person at one time.
  • Audio: Loan period of 4 hours or until AFC closing time on the day of checkout, whichever is sooner. Limit of 2 reserve recordings per person at one time.
  • Video: Loan period of 3 hours or until AFC closing time on the day of checkout, whichever is sooner. Limit of 1 video per person at one time.
  • Late fee: $5 per item per hour, up to maximum of $50 per item.
  • Lost/replacement: Cost of replacement determined by the owning professor.

Digital Studio Projects:

  • Student borrowers may take AFC materials to the Bobst Digital Studio in connection with their work on course-related multimedia projects.
  • Prior to checking out the materials from the AFC, the borrower should make an appointment with the Studio with the online form or by phone at 212-992-9233
  • Complete and sign the loan form at the AFC service counter.
  • Loan period: 4 hours.
  • When finished in the Studio, return the material to the AFC service counter.
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