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What is the Short Loan Collection?

Short Loan Collection

  • Iems are located at the Circulation desk of the Library and is identified by a red dot on the spine
  • To be able to borrow these items, users must present their student cards.
  • Items can only be used in the Library for 1 hour.
  • One renewal in person per item is allowed, provided another user has not reserved the item.
  • Overdue charges: R1.00 per item per hour after the 1st hour


Special Covid arrangements

First check with your Librarian if these special arrangements are in place:

  • Short Loan items can be issued for 3 days
  • Covid overdue charges: R3.00 per item per day after 3rd day


You need to find the following information in the Classic Catalogue before you go to Circulation Desk where the collection is housed. 

  •  Lecturer’s name
  •  Call number (shelf number) of the item  

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