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

  Loan Period Number of Items
 Undergraduate  4 weeks  15 books (+ 7 short loan)
 Taught Postgraduate  4 weeks    25 books (+ 7 short loan)
 Research Postgraduate  4 weeks    30 books (+ 7 short loan)
 University Staff  12 weeks     30 books (+ 7 short loan)
 Recognised Teachers  4 weeks     15 books (+ 7 short loan)
 Teaching Assistants  4 weeks     15 books (+ 7 short loan)
 AFBI Borrowers  12 weeks    30 books (no short loan)
 HSC&PS Borrowers  4 weeks     15 books (no short loan)
 SCONUL Research Extra  4 weeks     10 books (no short loan)
 Personal Associates  4 weeks     10 books (no short loan)
 Honorary Associates  12 weeks    30 books (no short loan)

Standard loans will be automatically renewed if not required by another borrower – see Renewals. Short loan items are not renewable.

You can also place requests for standard 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.