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Borrow, Renew, Return: How do I Borrow Items - Kimberlin

What Can I Borrow?

How many Items Can I Borrow?

  • Audio-visual items: 10
  • DVDs and videos: 4
  • Normal Books: 24
  • Laptops: 1
  • Wacom Pens: 1

How do I borrow items?

To borrow books use the self-issue machines. You will need to use your DMU ID card and library PIN.

There are self-issue machines available in the Kimberlin Library:

  • on the First and Second Floors
  • on the Ground Floor

Items Not for Loan

The following items cannot be borrowed from the library:

  • journals
  • reference works
  • Not for Loan items
  • company and annual reports
  • theses

Note:All items borrowed on your card are your responsibility. Please do not lend your card or any borrowed library items to anyone else.

How many Items Can i Borrow?

  • Audio-visual items: 10
  • DVDs and videos: 10
  • Normal Books: 24
  • Laptops: N/A
  • Wacom Pens: 1

How do I borrow items?

To borrow books use the self-issue machines. You will need to use your DMU ID card and library PIN

There are self-issue machines available in the Kimberlin Library:

  • on the First and Second Floors
  • on the Ground Floor

Items Not for Loan

The following items cannot be borrowed from the library:

  • journals
  • reference works
  • Not for Loan items
  • company and annual reports
  • theses

Note:All items borrowed on your card are your responsibility. Please do not lend your card or any borrowed library items to anyone else.

For details of borrowing for External library members visit our Visitor Info pages.

Fines

Fines are charged for the late return of any overdue items which are reserved by another borrower and borrowing rights will be suspended when charges exceed £15. All items are subject to reservation by another borrower. Our fine rates are:

Fines incurred from overdue items will normally only be waived in line with the circumstances described in our library fines exceptions policy, provided in the link below. If you feel your circumstances match those within the policy, then please ask at Kimberlin Library or contact us to discuss waiving fines.

How to pay a Fine

Lost Books

If you misplace or lose an item you will be asked to pay for it at the current replacement cost plus a sum to cover administration. Please speak to the library supervisor on duty when you’re next in the library, or call 0116 257 7042, and our staff can arrange for a bill to be prepared for you.

Library Fines Exception Policy