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Loan Periods

The loan periods in force for the various categories of library materials are as follows: 

Item typeLoan periodNumber of Renewals


30 days


WP 30 days 24
EDC 30 days 24
ILL varies 0
Reserve - Overnight loan 1 day 0
Reserve - 2-hour loan (Buontalenti) 2 hours 0
DVDs 7 days 12
Locker keys varies 0


  • The library system calculates the due date taking into account the relevant loan periods
  • Only the days the Library is open count
  • User's borrowing rights in any case cannot go beyond the expiry date of the library card
  • Once the item falls overdue, the system starts calculating possible fines according to the different loan rules
  • After 14 days (calendar days) an item has been overdue, all Library rights of the User will be suspended


Page last updated on 20 September 2021

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