Loan periods

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Students

Standard loan period is four weeks with the option of three renewals, provided no reservation has been made. If a medium has been reserved, the loan period cannot be renewed.

For reference copies, it is possible to borrow from 12 noon on one day until 12 noon on the following day or from 12 noon on Friday until 12 noon on Monday.

The loan period for interlibrary loans is generally four weeks. A renewal is not possible.

The loan period for media technology equipment is usually 10 days. A renewal is not possible. Please note: The loan of media technology equipment is only possible for members of Reutlingen University.

There is no loan period for e-books, e-journals and contents from subject databases. They are available in the campus network at any time. Members of Reutlingen University can also access these services from home via VPN.

Journal issues, journal volumes and newspapers are excluded from lending. They can only be used in the learning centre.

Please note: If items are not returned on time fines will be charged! Check your loan periods via your library account.

University personnel, Lecturers

Standard loan period is four weeks. This period is automatically extended twelve times if the borrowed medium is not reserved. Reservations override the automatic extension. Reserved media must be returned at the end of the loan period.

The loan period for reference copies is four weeks. An extension is not possible.

The loan period for media technology equipment is generally ten days. A renewal is not possible.

The loan period for interlibrary loans is usually four weeks. A renewal is not possible.

There is no loan period for e-books, e-journals and content from subject databases. They are available on the campus network at any time. Members of Reutlingen University can also access these services from home via VPN.

Journal issues, journal volumes and newspapers are excluded from lending. They can only be used in the Learning Centre.

Please note: If items are not returned on time fines will be charged!

External Users

Standard loan period is four weeks with the option of three renewals, provided no reservation has been made. If a medium has been reserved, the loan period cannot be renewed.

For reference copies, it is possible to borrow from 12 noon on one day until 12 noon on the following day or from 12 noon on Friday until 12 noon on Monday.

The loan period for interlibrary loans is generally four weeks. A renewal is not possible.

There is no loan period for e-books, e-journals and contents from subject databases. They are accessible in the learning centre during opening hours.

Journal issues, journal volumes and newspapers are excluded from lending. They can only be used in the learning centre.

Please note: If items are not returned on time fines will be charged! Check your loan periods via your library account.