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Short Loan Books

The McClay Library Short Loan Collection

The short loan collection is available for loan to QUB staff and students only. Short loan items cannot be renewed or requested.

The McClay Library

There are 3 loan periods. You may have up to 7 short loan items on loan.

1 night loan books may be borrowed for up to 24 hours.

  • For example, a book borrowed at 11.00am is due back at 11.00am the next day.
  • A 1 night loan book borrowed on a Friday is due back by 10.00am on the following Monday.
  • The fine rate is 50p per hour (or part hour).

 

2 night loan books may be borrowed for up to 48 hours.

  • For example, a book borrowed on a Tuesday at 4.00pm is due back by 4.00pm on Thursday.
  • A 2 night loan book borrowed on a Thursday or Friday is due back at 10.00am on the following Monday.
  • The fine rate is 50p per hour (or part hour).

 

7 night loans are due back one full week later.

  • For example, a book borrowed on a Tuesday is due back the following Tuesday at any time.
  • The fine rate is 50p per day (or part day).


A Guide to the Short Loan Collection in The McClay Library‌  

The Medical Library and Biomedical Library

Short loan books in the Medical Library and Biomedical Library have a 1 night loan period.

  • For example, a book borrowed at 11.00am is due back at 11.00am the next day.
  • A 1 night loan book borrowed on a Friday is due back by 10.00am on the following Monday.
  • The fine rate is 50p per hour (or part hour).