Borrowing Books Cathal Brugha St Library 3

To borrow items from our library you will need your student card or library staff card (you will not be able to borrow without a valid card). Locate the item on the shelf using the Catalogue and then bring it up to the issue desk. Any main lending, week loan, or 24 hour loan item can be borrowed from the library. All other items are for use in the library only. See Collections for information on other items available in the library.


 Loan Periods- main lending items

 Undergraduate Students  6 items for 14 days 
 Taught Postgraduates 10 items for 28 days
 Research Postgraduates 10 items for 90 days 
 Staff 15 items for 90 days 
 External Readers 2 items for 14 days 

Main lending items can be renewed once, as long as they are not overdue or a hold has been placed on them.

Week loans can be borrowed for 7 days.

24 hour loans can only be borrowed for 24 hours from time of issue.  (For example, a short-loan book borrowed at 11:15 am Monday needs to be returned no later than 11:15 am Tuesday.)


Fines will be charged on any items that are overdue and you will not be able to borrow if you have fines on your account.

 Main Lending €0.30 per day 
 Week Loan €1.50 per day 
 AV Material €1.50 per day
 24 Hr Loan €0.50 per hour 

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