High use and library use only collections

High-use collections contain readings and books recommended by lecturers and tutors. They have 2 hour, 3 hour, overnight, and 7 day loan periods.

To find items for your subjects in the catalogue click on the 'Subject code/name' or 'Lecturer' links under 'Subject Reading Lists'.

Search reading lists by subject code/name

Search reading lists by lecturer

Borrowing from high-use collections

Only university staff and students can borrow items from our high use collections. High-use items can't be renewed but feel free to grab another copy, or the same copy, once it hits the shelves again.

These items have a location of 'High Use' in the catalogue.

Hourly loans

You can borrow 2 items.

Hourly loans borrowed overnight:

2 hour loans 3 hour loans

You can borrow 2 hour loans overnight if you borrow them within 2 hours of closing time.

They are due 1 hour after the library opens the next day.

You can borrow 3 hour loans overnight if you borrow them within 3 hours of closing time.

They are due 1 hour after the library opens the next day.

Overnight loans

Overnight loans can be returned any time during opening hours the next day, or the next day the library is open.

Borrowing from library-use collections

These items are to be used within the library.

These items have a location of 'LIB USE' in the catalogue.