Circulation Records

Records that document borrowing of circulating library materials by qualified patrons. File may include the name and identification of the borrower, the titles of materials borrowed, the due date, overdue and fine payment notations, correspondence, and other related records.


Libraries, Archives, and Museum


Emory Libraries

Retention Period

Retain until transaction is completed then dispose of.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008