Short Loan Collection - guidelines for users


    • Borrowing items

      • Short Loan items can be borrowed from the Short Loan Collections at Headington (Level 1) and at Wheatley, and are available on request from the issue counter at Harcourt Hill. Please look up the details of the items you want to borrow using LibrarySearch  

      Loan periods

      • There are two loan periods for items in the Short Loan Collection.  Short Loan items can be borrowed for a day (due back midnight the following day) and High Demand items which are 4 hours only.

          Fines

          • Abuse of the Short Loan service is heavily penalised. The rate of fines is £1 per hour or part thereof 
             

          Returning items

          Harcourt Hill Library

          • Short Loan items borrowed from Harcourt Hill must be returned to this library
          • During opening hours items should be returned to the library counter
          • When the Harcourt Hill Library is closed you may return Short Loan items to the external book box

          Headington Library

          • Short Loan items borrowed from Headington must be returned to this library
          • Short Loan items should always be returned using the self-service points in the Short Loan and Reservations area

          Wheatley Library

          • Short Loan items can be returned using the self-service point in the Short Loan and Reservations area at Wheatley Library during opening hours OR they can be posted through a return slot next to the Welcome Desk at Headington Library
          • When the Wheatley Library is closed you may return Short Loan items to the external book box