Book loan allowance

Your borrowing allowance

Please note:  fines are charged for the late renewal, and the late return of books.

Borrowing allowances and loan periods Senate House Libraries collections: *Most books can be borrowed for 4 weeks at a time, but some books, particularly from the history collection are 2 week loans
Type of membership Number of items Duration of loan
University of London – undergraduate student 10 books *As indicated at time of checkout
University of London – postgraduate student 15 books
University of London – research student 20 books
University of London – academic staff 20 books
SCONUL Band A 4 books
NYU – academic staff and students 10 books
Paid memberships 10 books
     
US Programmes – academic staff and students 10 books 2 weeks
Carrel occupants 20 books Reference only

 

Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICOMM) Teaching Collection:
Type of membership Number of items Duration of loan
ICOMM post graduate part time 3 books – included in loan allowance of 15 7 days
ICOMM post graduate part time 3 books – included in loan allowance of 15 7 days
ICOMM research student 3 books – included in loan allowance of 20 7 days
ICOMM academic staff 3 books – included in loan allowance of 20 7 days
Reservations are held for 2 days    
All other library members 0 Reference use only

 

New York University (NYU) collection:
Type of membership Number of items Duration of loan
NYU staff and students Included in loan allowance of 10 2 days, may be renewed once
All other library members 0 Reference use only

 

New College of the Humanities (NCH) collection:
Type of membership Number of items Duration of loan
NCH staff and students Included in loan allowance of 10 3 days or 7 days
All other library members 0 Reference use only