UTS Library

Borrow & Renew

To BORROW items, you must have your Library ID card with you.  
To RENEW your items login to MyLibrary > Checked out items then either select Renew ALL or select the items to renew > select YES.
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
(including Audio Visual) 

15

4 weeks

12*

Journals & Thesis - Library Retrieval System

15 (included in General Collection total)

Day loan***

none

Reserve**

1

2 hours

none

7-day Loans
Special Needs 7-day Loans 

3

1 week
10 days 

6*

iPad & eReader

1

2 weeks

none

Light Box***13 hoursnone

Gaming Equipment
(Wireless Headphones & Controllers) 

N/A

3 hours

none

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

Undergraduates undertaking honours subjects may apply for additional borrowing privileges equivalent to Postgraduate by Coursework students, by completing an Honours Subjects - Authority for Access 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 a Final Year Project - Authority for Access 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.

*No renewals allowed if an item has been recalled or placed on hold.

**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 7-day Loan by eligible patrons.

***for in library use only. Items must be returned one hour before libary closing.

Where can I return my items?

You can return your items to UTS Library, or the book return chutes in Building 1 (Tower) Level 4 and Building 10, except for Reserve materials which must be returned to the Enquiries and loans desk.

Can I request an item already out on loan?

Yes, see Recalls under Borrowing Rules. 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
(including Audio Visual)  

20

8 weeks

6*

Journals & Thesis - Library Retrieval System

20 (included in General Collection total)

Day loan***

none

Reserve**

1

2 hours

none

7-day Loans
Special Needs 7-day Loans  

3

1 week
10 days 

6*

iPad & eReader

1

2 weeks

none

Light Box***13 hoursnone

Gaming Equipment
(Wireless Headphones & Controllers) 

 N/A3 hours none 

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

*No renewals allowed if an item has been recalled or placed on hold.

**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 7-day Loan by eligible patrons.  

***for in library use only. Items must be returned one hour before libary closing.

Where can I return my items?

You can return your items to UTS Library, or the book return chutes in Building 1 (Tower) Level 4 and Building 10, except for Reserve materials which must be returned to the Enquiries and loans desk.

Can I request an item already out on loan?

Yes, see Recalls under Borrowing Rules. 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
(including Audio Visual)  

55

8 weeks

6*

Journals & Thesis - Library Retrieval System

55 (included in General Colleciton total)

Day loan***

none

Reserve**

1

2 hours

none

7-day Loans
Special Needs 7-day Loans  

3

1 week
10 days 

6*

iPad & eReader

1

2 weeks

none

Light Box***13 hoursnone

Gaming Equipment
(Wireless Headphones & Controllers) 

N/A3 hours none 

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

*No renewals allowed if an item has been recalled or placed on hold.

**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 7-day Loan by eligible patrons. 

***for in library use only. Items must be returned one hour before libary closing.

Where can I return my items?

You can return your items to UTS Library, or the book return chutes in Building 1 (Tower) Level 4 and Building 10, except for Reserve materials which must be returned to the Enquiries and loans desk.

Can I request an item already out on loan?

Yes, see Recalls under Borrowing Rules. 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
(including Audio Visual)  

55

8 weeks

6*

Journals & Thesis - Library Retrieval System

55 (included in General Collection total)

7 day loan
No renewals 

none

Reserve**

1

2 hours

none

7-day Loans
Special Needs 7-day Loans  

3

1 week
10 days 

6*

iPad & eReader

1

2 weeks

none

Light Box***13 hoursnone

Gaming Equipment
(Wireless Headphones & Controllers) 

N/A 3 hours none 

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

*No renewals allowed if an item has been recalled or placed on hold.

**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 7-day Loan by eligible patrons. 

***for in library use only. Items must be returned one hour before libary closing.

Where can I return my items?

You can return your items to UTS Library, or the book return chutes in Building 1 (Tower) Level 4 and Building 10, except for Reserve materials which must be returned to the Enquiries and loans desk.

Can I request an item already out on loan?

Yes, see Recalls under Borrowing Rules. 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
(including Audio Visual)  

5

2 weeks

3*

Journals, Thesis & Curriculum - Library Retrieval System

5 (included in General Collection total)

Day loan - for in library use only. Items must be returned 1 hours before library closing.

None

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

*No renewals allowed if an item has been recalled or placed on hold.

Where can I return my items?

You can return your items to UTS Library, or the book return chutes in Building 1 (Tower) Level 4 and Building 10.

 

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
(including Audio Visual)  

15

4 weeks

12*

Journals, Thesis & Curriculum - Library Retrieval System

 

15 (included in General Collection total)

 

Day loan - for in library use only. Items must be returned 1 hours before library closing. 

None 

Note: Overdue Fines apply.

*No renewals allowed if an item has been recalled or placed on hold.

Where can I return my items?

You can return your items to UTS Library, or the book return chutes in Building 1 (Tower) Level 4 and Building 10.

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