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If you are eligible for external borrower membership or pay a subscription membership, you will be able to borrow books from our ordinary loan and one-week loan collections. 

Subscription borrowers can borrow up to a maximum of 12 books at a time.

External borrowers can borrow up to a maximum of three books at a time.

Journals, newspapers and reference books cannot be taken out of the library, but you may be able to access them while in the building.

Multimedia items such as DVDs can be used in the library but you will be unable to borrow them due to licence and copyright restrictions.

Ordinary loans and renewals

  • Can be borrowed for up to two weeks plus one renewal of two weeks
  • If already reserved by someone else, you can borrow it for one week only
  • You cannot renew a book if it has been reserved by another borrower
  • You cannot renew a book if it is more than one day overdue.

One-week loans and renewals

The maximum loan period is one week only - no renewals permitted.

Please see our Guest and Visitor pages for more information