Through your online library account you can:
You can borrow books by going to a member of library staff at the services desk or you can use the self-service machine located across from the library services desk.
|College Level||Number of Items||Loan Duration|
|Undergraduate||5 items||2 weeks|
|Postgraduate||10 items||4 weeks|
Automatic Renewal System
If your book(s) have not been requested by another student, the due date of your items will automatically renew for another loan duration. Remember to carefully read all emails regarding your loans as they will alert you about when you need to bring an item back or if you can keep them. All notifications are sent directly to your NCI email account.
If all copies of a book you are looking for are out on loan, you can put your name on a waiting list for a copy by submitting a reservation. There are a few ways to reserve a book:
Once a copy of a book comes in for you, you will get a notification via your college email. The book will be held for you behind the library services desk. You will have 5 business days to collect it.
Book Returns Drop Box: Books can be returned by using our Book Returns Drop Box located outside the main library doors in the Atrium. Library staff regularly empty the box and check the items back in and sanitise each item before it is returned to the shelves.
Self-Service Machine: You can also use the self-service machine to check in your books in the library. Once you have checked your items in, please use the UV book sanitiser machines located beside the self-service machine to sanitise your items before putting the items on the trolley.
Fines for Overdue Books
Fines accrued for overdue books in the 2021/2022 academic year will be waived. With automatic renewals, you will only need to return a book if another student has requested it. We ask in this situation that you bring the item back as soon as you can to be fair to other library users. You can then request the book as well.
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|Communications from the Library: Please note all communications from the library, concerning renewal of books, overdue books and reservations will be sent to your NCI student email account.|