Borrowing conditions - Monash University staff and students

General collection
  Undergraduate students Honours students Staff and Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

How many items can I borrow?

10 items 20 items 60 items

For how long?

14 days
60 days
60 days

Can I renew my loans?

Three times unless items are requested by another library user.

Can I return items at any time?

Yes, return at the loan desk or return book slots
Note: Overnight and reserve loans must be returned to the library before 9:00

What if I have an overdue item?

You won't be able to borrow or renew loans. Fines will apply.

Can I request items already on loan?

Yes. Place a 'Hold' request in Search

Can I borrow journals?

Bound volumes - for one day.
Single issues - you must use and photocopy them in the library.

Reserve collection

  Undergraduate students Postgraduate students Staff and Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

How many items can I borrow?

Maximum 2 items Maximum 4 items Maximum 4 items

For how long?

3 hours and overnight
3 days
3 days

Can I renew my loans?

Yes, once
Note: Overnight and reserve loans must be returned to the library before 9:00

Dvd and Video borrowing conditions

  Undergraduate students Postgraduate students Staff and Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

How many items can I borrow?

Maximum 2 items Maximum 4 items Maximum 4 items

For how long?

24 hours
24 hours
24 hours

Can I return items at any time?

Yes, return at the loan desk or return book slots
Note: Overnight and reserve loans must be returned to the library before 9:00

Notebooks

  Undergraduate students Postgraduate students Staff and Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

How many items can I borrow?

1 item 1 item Contact ITS

For how long?

3 hours
3 hours

Can I extend my loan?

Yes, at the loan's desk
Note: loan periods end at 16:00

Fines

General Collection loans 50 cents per item per day
Reserve Collections loans R10 per item per hour  
Short loan Collections R50 per item per day  
Lost or damaged items Book value or replacement

*Fines do not have to be paid until they reach R50:00. Once that figure is reached fines must be paid in full.

Students - If you do not pay your fine within a reasonable time, you may be 'encumbered'. This means that you will not be able to use your IT accounts, re-enrol, get your results or graduate.

 

Need help?
Ask a librarian via email salibrary@monash.edu, or phone +27-11-950-4050