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.  Please note that all printed journals are for reference use only within the library and may not be borrowed.

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 full 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