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Borrow, renew and return

Use your University Card or Library Card to borrow or return items at a self-service machine in one of our libraries.

When the library is closed, use the book box outside the library to return books.

All of our libraries have self-service reservation collection areas. When the book you have requested is ready we'll email you. You will have two days to collect the book.

We'll email you to let you know when a book is due for return. If you return the book late you will be charged £1 per book per day.

Your NUsearch library account holds all of the details of your current loans, reservations and fines. 

 

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Borrowing books

Loans allowance
 Type of memberNumber of Loans  Length of Loan
All University of Nottingham students and staff  60

Our books will normally be issued for one week and will auto renew everyday unless someone else wants them. Books in high demand will be issued for two days.

When the book you have requested is ready we'll email you, you will need to collect it within two days.

Part-time and disabled students  60

Our books will normally be issued for one week and will auto renew everyday unless someone else wants them. Books in high demand will be issued for two days.

When the book you have requested is ready we'll email you, you will need to collect it within seven days.

Community borrowers (external borrowers, SCONUL Access) 12

Our books will normally be issued for one week and will auto renew everyday unless someone else wants them. Books in high demand will be issued for two days.

When the book you have requested is ready we'll email you, you will need to collect it within seven days.

 

Library book fines 

Fines are charged on requested overdue books, the charge is £1 per day. The maximum fine per book is £10

If you lose or damage a book, you will be charged for a replacement copy. 

Find our more information about fines, charges and how to pay 

University of Nottingham Libraries

King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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