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English Faculty Library Services and information: Joining the library

Joining the library


All members of the university can register to use the English Faculty Library. You can register online by filling out this form.

Alternatively, if you'd prefer to register in person, feel free to come to the main library desk and we'll set that up for you.

 

Fines and overdue books

Library fines are charged at 25p per item per day overdue book or DVD. Overdue books or DVDs cannot be renewed, but must be returned. Library users are not permitted to borrow books or DVDs while they have outstanding overdue books or library fines.

To renew your books online, go to 'My Account' on iDiscover.

Meet the librarians

Meet the librarians

Helen, Geoff, David, Oli, Alex, Lucy & Emma

Sue, Libby, Beth

What can I borrow?

What you're allowed to borrow, and for how long, depends on which faculty you're part of. 

English and ASNC Part I students 10 items (including 3 DVDs) for one week, with three renewals
English and ASNC Part II students 12 items (including 3 DVDs) for one week, with three renewals
English and ASNC MPhil students 15 items (including 3 DVDs) for two weeks, with six renewals
English and ASNC PhD students 12 items (including 3 DVDs) for two weeks, with three renewals
English and ASNC academic and support staff 10 items (including 3 DVDs) for four weeks, with three renewals
Students of subjects in the School of Arts and Humanities* 5 items (including 3 DVDs) for one week, with three renewals
Students of subjects in other Schools 2 items (not DVDs) for one week, with three renewals
Academic Visitors and others 10 items (including 3 DVDs) for two weeks, with six renewals

If you do not fit into any of the categories above, or are unsure about your borrowing rights, please contact us in person or by email for more information.

*Faculties in the School of Arts and Humanities: Architecture and History of Art, Classics, Divinity, FAMES, MML, Music, Philosophy