University of Plymouth staff and students are automatically members of the library. You will need your University card to access the library building and to borrow from the library stock. Library membership expires when your course ends or your staff contract expires.
As well as borrowing books and DVDs, you can borrow video cameras, digital SLR cameras and voice recorders. Please see our Equipment Loans article for further details.
Taking a book out
There are two self-issue machines on Level 1 of the Charles Seale-Hayne Library next to the entrance gates.
Check your library account and renew your loans regularly. If your issued item is subsequently requested, the due date may change. Read our Requests and Recalls article for further information.
|Who?||How many?||How long?|
|Initial Teacher Education (ITE students||20||*6 weeks|
|plus an additional 40 from the School Experience Collection (SEC)||*16 weeks|
* Unless requested. If an item is recalled you will be asked to return it within 7 days, or by the existing due date, whichever is sooner. Late return of a recalled item will result in overdue charges.
There are two self-return machines on Level 1 next to the Information desk, close to the entrance gates.
Check your library account to make sure all returned books have come off of your account. If there are any problems please contact us straight away.
You can renew your books via Primo.
You may not be able to renew if
If you are unsure why your items are not renewable or you have any other queries please ask a member of staff at the Ask Desk on Level 1 of the library or contact the library.