Increased Loan Quotas & Loan of Reference Books

29 Sep 2014
To improve support for learning and teaching, the Library is pleased to announce two expanded services, with immediate effect: 

  • Loan quota increases for staff, students, and alumni.
  • Reference items are now available for 7-day loan.

Please see the table below for details on new loan quotas

Patron Type New Loan Quota Old Loan Quota
Faculty / Emeritus Faculty 150 80
Academic / Research Support Staff 150 80
Academic Equivalent Staff 150 80
Retired Scholar 150 80
Postgraduate 80 50
Undergraduate 50 35
Staff 50 35
Alumni 20 10

Full details of loan periods and quotas for all materials are available here:

If you have any questions, please contact the Circulation Counter ( or call 2358-6772.

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