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Library User Guide

Loanable Equipment

You can borrow more than just books from the library! Click through the tabs below to see what else we have on offer. 

Laptops

Laptops loans are restricted to the library. They are loanable for the duration of your study stay, but must be returned upon departure. Overdue laptop locker keys incur a fee of £0.50 per day. 

Laptop lockers are located outside of the security barriers in the Library foyer. To loan one, simply take a laptop key (displayed to the immediate left of the library helpdesk) and issue it to your account via the helpdesk or self-service kisoks. You can now take the laptop from the locker corresponding to the key you have issued. 

To return your laptop, place it in the correct locker and plug it in to charge. You can then return the key via the helpdesk or self-service kiosks. 

Please report lost keys and damaged tags to the helpdesk directly. Lost keys incur a £20.00 replacement fee. 

Noise-Cancelling Headphones 

Laptops loans are restricted to the library. They are loanable for the duration of your study stay, but must be returned upon departure. 

Noise-cancelling headphone lockers are located outside of the security barriers in the Library foyer. To loan them, simply take a headphone key (displayed to the immediate left of the library helpdesk) and issue it to your account via the helpdesk or self-service kisoks. You can now take the headpones from the locker corresponding to the key you have issued. 

To return your headphones, place them in the correct locker and plug them in to charge. You can then return the key via the helpdesk or self-service kiosks. 

Please report lost keys and damaged tags to the helpdesk directly. Lost keys incur a £20.00 replacement fee. 

Standard Headphones 

Standard headphone loans are restricted to the library. They are loanable for the duration of your study stay, but must be returned upon departure. 

Standard headphones are stored behind the library helpdesk. To loan them, just ask at the helpdesk during our staffed hours. We will issue them to your account for you. To return the headphones, drop them off at the helpdesk. Outside of our staffed hours you can leave them with security staff, and they will be returned from your account the following day. 

Lockers

Lockers are currently loanable for 1-week, with a 4-week renewal period. We ask that after 4 weeks, you either return the key or consult the library helpdesk regarding renewal. This is to ensure that locker keys remain available throughout busy periods. Overdue locker keys incur a fee of £0.50 per day. 

Lockers are located on the ground floor of the library building, in the stairwell. To loan one, simply take a locker key (displayed to the immediate left of the library helpdesk) and issue it to your account via the helpdesk or self-service kisoks. You can now use the corresponding locker. 

Please report lost keys and damaged tags to the helpdesk directly. Lost keys incur a £20.00 replacement fee. 

Multi chargers

Multi charger loans are restricted to the library. They are loanable for two-hours at a time, and must be returned upon departure. Overdue chargers incur a fee of £0.25 per hour. 

Chargers are stored behind the library helpdesk. To loan one, just ask at the helpdesk during our staffed hours. We will issue it to your account for you. To return it, simply drop it off at the helpdesk. Outside of our staffed hours, you can leave your charger with security staff, and they will be returned from your account the following day. 

Digital Voice Recorders 

Lockers are currently loanable for 1-week, with an unlimited renewal period. Overdue digital voice recorders incur a fee of £0.50 per day. 

Digital voice recorders are stored behind the library helpdesk. To loan them, just ask at the helpdesk during our staffed hours. We will issue them to your account for you. To return a digital voice recorder, drop it off at the helpdesk. Outside of our staffed hours you can leave them with security staff, and they will be returned from your account the following day.