Theft/Removal of Library Property
ALL collections and equipment
- books, journals, media, newspapers, pamphlets, etc.
- computers, reader/printers, scanners, viewers, earphones, etc., and supplies
- paper, discs, stationery, etc.
are the property of the University of Detroit Mercy. Unauthorized removal or damage to library property is a violation of Michigan Statute:
750.364 LARCENY; from LIBRARIES
Sec. 364. Larceny from Libraries -- any person who shall procure, or take in any way from any public library or the library of any literary, scientific, historical or library society or association, whether incorporated or unincorporated, any book, pamphlet, map, graph, periodical, newspaper, magazine, manuscript or exhibit or any part thereof, with intent to convert the same to his own use, or with intent to defraud the owner thereof, or who having procured or taken any such book, pamphlet, map, chart, painting, picture, photograph, periodical, newspaper, magazine, manuscript or exhibit or any part thereof, shall thereafter convert the same to his own use or fraudulently deprive the owner thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
The University reserves the right to address any violation of this Statute in a way appropriate to the act.