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Library Services this Semester

Borrowing

Click & Collect

This semester, the Library will begin by offering a Click & Collect service for borrowing. This will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. 

How will this work?

1. Order your books through Summon and your Library Account Online (Learn how here)

2. Wait for the library to email you that your book is ready for collection

3. Come to the Library Reception to collect your book

Borrowing Rules

Undergraduates

1. Students can borrow up to 20 books

2. Loan periods will be for 2 weeks on all general lending items. We also ave 1 day and 3 day loan periods. We no longer have 4 hours loan items in the Library. 

3. Items can be renewed providing another student has not requested the item. 

4. Students can request and collect items at any time when the Library is open for click and collect

5. Standard fines (20c per day on general lending, 1e per day on short loan items) will apply from 1st October on any overdue items. Replacement fines will be applied on lost items from 1st September

6. Books will be held on request for 7 days after which they will be cancelled and re-shelved

7. Dissertations can be borrowed this semester, along with items from the reference section

School Placement Students

1. Students can borrow up to 20 books

2. Loan periods will be for the duration of the semester

3. Students can request and collect items at any time when the Library is open for click and collect

4. Requests will be held for collection for 7 days after which they will be cancelled and re-shelved

Postgraduates & Staff

1. Students can borrow up to 28 books

2. Loan periods will be for 2 weeks on general lending items and 1 week on all short loan items

3. Items will automatically renew providing another student has not requested the item.

4. Students can request and collect items at any time when the Library is open for click and collect

5. There will be a fine of 1 euro per day on any items that have been requested and are not returned by the due date. Replacement fines will charged on lost items. Fines only apply to student accounts. 

6. Requests will be held for collection for 7 days after which they will be cancelled and re-shelved

7. Dissertations can be borrowed this semester, along with items from the reference section

AV Items

Teaching Practice Items will not be loanable this semester as these items are considered high risk for bringing into schools. 

DVDs and CDs can be borrowed. However, these cannot be requested through Summon. If you would like to borrow DVDs or CDs please email your request to the Library email.

More Help

Email Us: library@mic.ul.ie

Phone:

  • Limerick Campus: +353 61 204370
  • Thurles Campus: +353 504 20531

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