Short Loan collection
The Short Loan Collection is located on the Ground Floor behind the Issue Desk. It contains extra copies of heavily used books and it also contains the Photocopy Collection.
- There is a self issue/return machine available for the short loan transactions.
- There is an alarmed exit gate so make sure items have been issued to you before you leave the area
- The loan period is 4 hours.
Borrowing short loans
Users may borrow 2 items from this collection. Items borrowed after 6 pm may be kept overnight but must be returned before 10am the next day. Items borrowed Friday evening after 6 pm need to be returned by 2.30 pm on Sat. when the library is not open Sat. morning. When the library is open on Sat. morning items need to be returned by 10.30 am.
Because of the heavy demand for these items fines are charged at the rate of €1 per hour or part of hour to a maximum of €10
Renewal and Reservation
Short Loan books cannot be renewed or reserved