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How many items can I borrow and how long can I keep them?

The number of items you can borrow depends on the type of borrower you are.

  Loan Period Number of Items
 Undergraduate   4 weeks / 1 week   10 books (+ 7 short loan)
 Taught Postgraduate  4 weeks / 1 week    20 books (+ 7 short loan)
 Research Postgraduate  12 weeks / 1 week    30 books (+ 7 short loan)
 University Staff  12 weeks / 1 week     30 books (+ 7 short loan)
 Recognised Teachers  4 weeks / 1 week    15 books (+ 7 short loan)
 Teaching Assistants  4 weeks / 1 week    15 books (+ 7 short loan)
 AFBI Borrowers  12 weeks / 1 week    30 books (no short loan)
 HSC&PS Borrowers  4 weeks / 1 week    15 books (no short loan)
 SCONUL Research Extra  4 weeks / 1 week    10 books (no short loan)
 Personal Associates  4 weeks / 1 week    10 books (no short loan)
 Honorary Associates  12 weeks / 1 week    30 books (no short loan)

You can renew standard and 1 week loans up to five times if not required by another borrower – see Renewals. Short loan items are not renewable.

You can also place requests for standard and 1 week loan items  - see Requesting items. Short loan items are not requestable.

Items may be recalled if required by another person - see Recalls.

Fines are charged for late return on all items - see Fines.

You may also borrow laptops and phone chargers from each Library branch and, in the McClay Library, laptop mice and a high visibility keyboard.

 

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