Borrowing


  • Loans


    You are allowed to borrow from any of our libraries according to your borrowing privileges.

    Note:
    • You are not allowed to borrow on others' behalf
    • Please check that the items are in good condition before borrowing them
    • Selected course reserves can be borrowed from the Automated Reserves Machine (ARM) outside the Library Outpost at The Hive. Find out more about the ARM
    • Books with accompanying materials (e.g. CDs) are to be checked out at the service desk
    • Approach our staff at the service desk if you require any assistance



    Automated Reserves Machine (ARM)
     

    If you are a student from HSS and NBS who need to access the course reserves, you have a convenient option of borrowing selected books from the ARM located at The Hive.
     
    Location of ARM 
    Conveniently located at Level 1 of The Hive, just outside the Library Outpost.
     
    Books in ARM
    You can find selected HSS and NBS reserves for Year 1 & Year 2 courses from the ARM.
     
    How to use ARM
    Simply follow the on-screen instructions on the machine and borrow using your matriculation or staff card. An email receipt will be generated.

    Note: Only 2-hour loans are allowed, please return the books to the machine before it is due.
     
    ARM reserves borrowing (2-hour loans)
    Duration2 hours
    Loan limit
    1 book at a time
    Overdue fines
    $0.50 per hour
    Overnight loan borrowing time
     Semester
     Weekdays: from 7 pm onwards
     Saturdays: from 10 am onwards
     Vacation
     Weekdays: from 4:30 pm onwards
     Saturdays: from 10 am onwards

    Note: Overnight loan items are due the next working day before 11 am. 
     
    Queries 
    If you need help with the use of the machine, please approach the student assistants at the Library Outpost.

  • Borrowing Privileges


  • Renewals, Returns and Recalls


  • Overdue Loans


  • Email Reminders


  • Lost or Damaged Materials / Loss of Membership Card


  • Course Reserves



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