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Borrow & Renew

To borrow items, you must have your Library ID card with you.  
Renew your items by logging into MyLibrary and selecting Checked out items.
For renewal amounts and borrowing periods please select your category below:

Undergraduates & INSEARCH (Award)

Loan conditions

Up to 15 items including:

 

Amount

Loan period

Renewals

General Collection

15

4 weeks

12

Audiovisual

15 (included in General Collection total)

1 week

2

Reserve*

1

2 hours

None

7-day Loans

3

1 week

6

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

Honours Students may apply for additional borrowing privileges equivalent to Postgraduate by Coursework students, by completing an Authority for Access - Honours form authorised by their supervisor, and submitted at the Loans Desk.

Final Year Project students undertaking a project or thesis may apply for InterLibrary Loans privileges by completing an Authority for Access – Final Year Project form authorised by their supervisor, and submitted at the Loans Desk.

Faculty of Education - Block Release Students can have their loan period updated to 4 weeks with two additional 4 week renewal periods. Tel +61 2 9514 3666 and speak to Library staff.

Note: Automated renewals may not give the extended renewal period.

*Reserve items - Can be booked at the Loans Desk. Overnight loans are available when borrowed within 2 hours of the Library closing and must be returned within the first hour of the Library opening the following day.
Feature film dvds/videos in Reserve are available for 3-day Loan by eligible patrons.

Can I return my items at either campus?

Yes, except Reserve items which must be returned to the desk of the Library where it was borrowed.

Can I request an item already out on loan or at another campus?

Yes, see Requests, Recalls & Returns. The item will be sent to the selected campus and you will receive a notification email when the item is ready to be picked up.

Can I request items from other libraries?

Yes, see BONUS+

Honours Students can also utilise the InterLibrary Loans with authorisation from their supervisor. 
Form: Authority for Access - Honours

Final Year Project Students can also utilise the InterLibrary Loans with authorisation from their supervisor.
Form: Authority for Access - Final Year Project Students

Can I borrow items from other libraries?

Yes, UTS students may borrow in person from any university library in Australia under the University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ) scheme. Go directly to the host library to register and take proof of your current enrolment at UTS. A fee may apply. For more information see Membership at other Libraries.

 

Postgraduate Coursework

Loan conditions

Up to 20 items including:

 

Amount

Loan period

Renewals

General Collection

20

8 weeks

6

Audiovisual

20 (included in General Collection total)

1 week

2

Reserve*

1

2 hours

None

7-day Loans

3

1 week

6

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

*Reserve items - Can be booked at the Loans Desk. Overnight loans are available when borrowed within 2 hours of the Library closing and must be returned within the first hour of the Library opening the following day.
Feature film dvds/videos in Reserve are available for 3-day Loan by eligible patrons.  

Can I return my items at either campus?

Yes, except Reserve items which must be returned to the desk of the Library where it was borrowed.

Can I request an item already out on loan or at another campus?

Yes, see Requests, Recalls & Returns. The item will be sent to the selected campus and you will receive a notification email when the item is ready to be picked up.

Can I request items from other libraries?

Can I borrow items from other libraries?

Yes, UTS students may borrow in person from any university library in Australia under the University Library Australia (ULA) scheme. Go directly to the host library to register and take proof of your current enrolment at UTS. A fee may apply. For more information see Membership at other Libraries.

 

Postgraduate Research

Loan conditions

Up to 55 items including:

 

Amount

Loan period

Renewals

General Collection

55

8 weeks

6

Audiovisual

55 (included in General Collection total)

1 week

2

Reserve*

1

2 hours

None

7-day Loans

3

1 week

6

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

*Reserve items - Can be booked at the Loans Desk. Overnight loans are available when borrowed within 2 hours of the Library closing and must be returned within the first hour of the Library opening the following day.
Feature film dvds/videos in Reserve are available for 3-day Loan by eligible patrons. 

Can I return my items at either campus?

Yes, except Reserve items which must be returned to the desk of the Library where it was borrowed.

Can I request an item already out on loan or at another campus?

Yes, see Requests, Recalls & Returns. The item will be sent to the selected campus and you will receive a notification email when the item is ready to be picked up.

Can I request items from other libraries?

Can I borrow items from other libraries?

Yes, UTS students may borrow in person from any university library in Australia under the University Library Australia (ULA) scheme. Go directly to the host library to register and take proof of your current enrolment at UTS. A fee may apply. For more information see Membership at other Libraries.

UTS & INSEARCH Staff

Other staff - for clarification on your borrowing entitlements please check Membership > Staff.

Loan conditions

Up to 55 items including:

 

Amount

Loan period

Renewals

General Collection

55

8 weeks

6

Audiovisual

55 (included in General Collection total)

1 week

2

Reserve*

1

2 hours

None

7-day Loans

3

1 week

6

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

*Reserve items - Can be booked at the Loans Desk. Overnight loans are available when borrowed within 2 hours of the Library closing and must be returned within the first hour of the Library opening the following day.
Feature film dvds/videos in Reserve are available for 3-day Loan by eligible patrons. 

Can I return my items at either campus?

Yes, except Reserve items which must be returned to the desk of the Library where it was borrowed.

Can I request an item already out on loan or at another campus?

Yes, see Requests, Recalls & Returns. The item will be sent to the selected campus and you will receive a notification email when the item is ready to be picked up.

Can I request items from other libraries?

Can I borrow items from other libraries?

Yes, UTS staff may borrow in person from any university library in Australia under the University Library Australia (ULA) scheme. Go directly to the host library to register and take proof of your current enrolment at UTS. A fee may apply. For more information see Membership at other Libraries.

Community Borrower Membership

Loan conditions

Up to 5 items including:

 

Amount

Loan period

Renewals

General Collection

5

2 weeks

3

Audiovisual

5 (included in General Collection total)

1 week

1

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

Can I return my items at either campus?

Yes

 

Alumni Membership

Loan conditions

Please note: This membership has been discontinued for new members.

Up to 15 items including:

 

Amount

Loan period

Renewals

General Collection

15

4 weeks

12

Audiovisual

15 (included in General Collection total)

1 week

1

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

Can I return my items at either campus?

Yes

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