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Faculty of Health Sciences

This Library Guide is to provide you with Library Services and Resources to assist you with your studies!

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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