Book loan allowance

Your borrowing allowance

Please note: fines are charged for the late renewal, and the late return of books.

Senate House Libraries collections

*Most books can be borrowed for 4 weeks at a time, but some books, particularly from the history collection are 2 week loans.  Please note that all printed journals are for reference use only within the library and may not be borrowed.

Type of membershipNumber of itemsDuration of loan
University of London – undergraduate student10 books*As indicated at time of checkout
University of London – postgraduate student15 books
University of London – research student20 books

University of London – academic staff

University of London - professional/admin staff

20 books

10 books

SCONUL Band A4 books
NYU – academic staff and students10 books
Paid memberships10 books
US Programmes – academic staff and students10 books2 weeks
Carrel occupants20 booksReference only

Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICOMM) Teaching Collection

Type of membershipNumber of itemsDuration of loan
ICOMM post graduate part time3 books – included in loan allowance of 157 days
ICOMM post graduate full time3 books – included in loan allowance of 157 days
ICOMM research student3 books – included in loan allowance of 207 days
ICOMM academic staff3 books – included in loan allowance of 207 days
Reservations are held for 2 days
All other library members0Reference use only
Type of membershipNumber of itemsDuration of loan
NYU staff and studentsIncluded in loan allowance of 102 days, may be renewed once
All other library members0Reference use only

New College of the Humanities (NCH) collection

Type of membershipNumber of itemsDuration of loan
NCH staff and studentsIncluded in loan allowance of 103 days or 7 days
All other library members0Reference use only

 

Heythrop SHL collection

Type of membershipNumber of itemsDuration of loan
Heythrop research studentsIncluded in loan allowance of 204 weeks
All other library members0Reference use only