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Library Loan Policy 

For Medical Students

  • Students may borrow up to 5 items.
  • Books are loaned for 2 weeks and can be renewed two times.
  • Fines will apply to any late returns or lost items (100 fils per day).
  • You are responsible for all materials checked out to your account. The library strongly advises against loaning items you have borrowed to another person. In the event of loss or a late return, you will be liable for the applicable fines.

For Postgraduate Students

  • Graduate students may borrow up to 8 items.
  • Books are loaned for one month and can be renewed three times.
  • Fines will apply to any late returns or lost items (100 fils per day).
  • You are responsible for all materials checked out to your account. The library strongly advises against loaning items you have borrowed to another person. In the event of loss or a late return, you will be liable for the applicable fines.

For Faculty

  • Faculty may borrow up to 10 items for each academic semester.
  • Reference material may be loaned for one day, after consultation with a librarian.
  • Replacement fees will be assessed to lost items.
  • You are responsible for all materials checked out to your account. The library strongly advises against loaning items you have borrowed to another person. In the event of loss, you will be liable for the applicable replacement fee.

For Staff

  • Staff may borrow up to 5 items.
  • Books are loaned for 2 weeks and can be renewed two times.
  • Fines will apply to any late returns or lost items (100 fils per day).
  • You are responsible for all materials checked out to your account. The library strongly advises against loaning items you have borrowed to another person. In the event of loss or a late return, you will be liable for the applicable fines.

Library Cards

  • Your AGU ID card serves as your borrowers card. Family members of AGU faculty can use the employee ID card. Borrowing privileges are extended only to AGU students, faculty and staff.

Renewals

  • If you need additional time to finish a book, you can renew the loan. Books may be renewed by either returning the item to the library circulation desk, renewing via the library catalog or by telephoning the library circulation desk during the library‚Äôs normal hours of operation. Renewal will be for the same time period as the original loan. To renew, you will need to provide your ID number, correct details regarding the book or the book barcode number.
    • Renewal Rules
  • Fines for late renewals are the same as for late returns.
    • Fines and Overdue Items
      All Library borrowers are responsible for the safe and timely return of library materials. It is a courtesy and sign of respect to your fellow scholars to return items on time.
      When items are seriously overdue, courtesy notices are sent. However, failure to receive a notice does not excuse a user from overdue fines.
      NOTE: You are responsible for all materials checked out to your account. The library strongly advises against loaning items you have borrowed to another person. In the event of loss or a late return, you will be liable for the applicable fines.

 
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