7 day and long loans (3 week loans) are automatically renewed on the due date unless they have been reserved for another borrower.

  • You will receive an email letting you know which loans have been renewed and which have not
  • Any items not renewed must be returned by the due date. If you can't return the item please contact your library Help Desk immediately
  • Overdue items incur a fine of 50p per item per day
  • There is a limit of 99 renewals; once this is reached items must be returned to the library.

Desk loans, laptop loans, interlibrary loans, teaching practice materials, and media equipment are not included in auto-renewals and must be returned by the due date/time. 


Useful tips

  • You can always renew your loans yourself via your Library Account providing they have not been reserved by another borrower.
  • If there are multiple copies of a reserved item and someone else returns a copy before you, then you can renew your copyvia your My Account
  • Returning an item that somone has reserved but still need it? Return it and then reserve it and you will be notified when it is available to borrow again.
  • Are there books on loan that you need? Please reserve them.



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