Frequently Asked Questions


 How many books can I borrow?

Category

No. of items

Staff

40

Research Postgraduates

40

Taught Postgraduates

20

Undergraduates

15

International Study Centre students

10

Alumni

10

External borrowers6
 How long can I borrow books for?

Staff and Research Postgraduates

Undergraduates and Taught Postgraduates

External borrowers and ISC students

52 weeks   

10 weeks

5 weeks

 How do I return my books?

You can return your items:

  • at a self-service point. Please take a receipt.
  • through the letter box when the Library is closed
  • by post to The Library, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YH. Please obtain proof of postage.
 How do I renew books?

You can renew:

  • at a self-service point
  • by signing into My Account on OneSearch
  • through the iLancaster app

You cannot renew

  • recalled items
  • 24 hour and 3 hour loan items
  • laptops
  • items that have been on loan to you for more than 52 weeks. If you still need them after this please bring them into the Library and return and check them out again.




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