Borrowing from the Computer Science Library
Standard loan periods / limits for Computer Science Library items
- Full-time Undergraduate Computer Science students:
One week loan - maximum loan limit 8 items
- Full-time Postgraduate Taught Computer Science students:
One week loan - maximum total loan limit 10 items (to include no more than 4 MSc dissertations at any one time)
- Part-time Computer Science students:
Two week loan - maximum loan limit (UG) 8 items / (PG) 10 items
- All Postgraduate Research Computer Science students:
Four week loan - maximum loan limit 15 items
These standard loan periods are normally extended over/during vacations and over/during examination periods.
Some items which are in high demand may only be available for 24-hour loan/weekend loan at busy times of the academic year.
Requests for some items (including MSc dissertations) must be made at least one working day in advance.
Returning Computer Science Library items
To return Computer Science Library items during office hours (Monday - Friday 0900 - 1700), please give them to a member of Student Support Office staff at our enquiry window.
To return Computer Science Library items outside office hours (or at weekends), please use the Computer Science Book Return Box at the Student Support Office.
Renewing Computer Science Library items
Computer Science Library items can usually be renewed unless they have been requested by other students. Some items which are in high demand may not be renewable and may only be available for 24-hour loan/weekend loan at busy times of the academic year.