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Faculty Services

Resources and services for AUD's academic community

Borrower Categories

Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 8 3 weeks 1
Topic Books  3 1 week 1
ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues) 2 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 1 week 1
iPads 1 1 week 0
Electronic Equipment 1 1 day (overnight) 0
Course Reserves* 1 Varies 0

*In-library use reserve material is due back before students leave the library (after 2 hours or 4 hours). Reserve material that circulates outside the Library have varying due periods, depending on the title (24 or 48 hours).

  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Students are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Fines are not imposed on overdue material but overdue items will result in borrowing privileges being suspended.
  • Students with overdue material or outstanding bills at the end of the semester will not be able to register for classes, receive their grades and/or diplomas until the material is returned, and outstanding bills are paid.
  • Students are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name. 
Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 12 3 weeks 1
Topic Books 3 1 week 1
ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues 3 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 1 week 1
iPads 1 1 week 0
Electronic Equipment 1 1 day (overnight) 0
Course Reserves* 1 Varies 0

*In-library use reserve material is due back before students leave the library (after 2 hours or 4 hours). Reserve material that circulate outside the Library have varying due periods, depending on the title (24 or 48 hours).

  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Graduate students are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Fines are not imposed on overdue material but overdue items will result in borrowing privileges being suspended.
  • Graduate students are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name.
  • Graduate students with overdue material or outstanding bills at the end of the semester will not be able to register for classes, receive their grades and/or diplomas until the material is returned and outstanding bills are paid. 

 

Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 50 Semester 1 (winter break)
Topic Books 3 1 week 1
 ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues) 5 1 week 0
Journals (current issues) On request 1 day 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 2 weeks 1
Reference titles On request 1 day 0
Faculty textbooks As required Semester As required
Course Reserve As required Varies 0
  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Faculty are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Faculty may assign another member of staff or enrolled student to check-out material(s) on their behalf. Please email and inform the Circulation Supervisor to arrange for this. Proxy requests will be documented on library accounts.
Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 15 Semester 0
Topic Books 3 1 week 1
ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues) 5 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 2 weeks 1
Faculty textbooks As required Semester As required
Course Reserves As required Varies 0
  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Adjunct faculty are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Adjunct faculty are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name. 
Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 15 3 weeks 1
Topic Books 3 1 week 1
 ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues) 3 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 2 weeks 1
  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Staff are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Staff are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name.

 

Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 15 3 weeks 1
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 1 week 0
  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Spouses and children (over 16) may check–out media and books from the general collection on the staff or faculty member's family library account. 
  • Staff and faculty should email the Circulation Supervisor to arrange for this.
  • A record of family membership will be recorded on the main sponsor’s library account.
  • Staff and faculty remain responsible for all materials checked out on their accounts and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for the replacement fee.
  • Staff and faculty remain responsible for returning all material checked out on their accounts.

 

Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 3 3 weeks 1
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 1 1 week 0

Borrowing privileges are available for alumni who register annually with the Library.

Please complete and submit an application form

  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • AUD alumni have access to in-house use of the library’s physical collection, reference services, and may access library databases on site. 
  • Off-campus use of the library’s electronic databases, and as per the Library’s license agreements, is not available.
  • Wi-Fi access is available and printing and scanning facilities are available for a fee, payable at the Finance Department. 
  • Study rooms are reserved for the exclusive use of enrolled students during term time.
  • Alumni who have registered for borrowing privileges are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Fines are not imposed on overdue material but overdue items will result in borrowing privileges being suspended and the possible suspension of other services, including requests for transcripts, until the material is returned, and outstanding bills are paid.
  • Alumni are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name. 
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Loan Policies

  • Items may be renewed for the same period as the original loan period.
  • Items that may not be renewed, include: course reserve material, iPads, journals and electronic equipment.
  • Books may be renewed via the library catalog, by renewing the item at the library, or by telephoning the library circulation desk during the Library’s normal hours of operation.
  • Items that have been reserved by other patrons will not be renewed. 
  • Borrowers may reserve a circulating item checked out to someone else.
  • A HOLD will be placed on the item and the borrower will be notified when it is returned.
  • Borrowers have 3 days to collect item(s) from the circulation desk.
  • Items not collected within three days will be returned to the circulating collection.
  • Any circulating item may be recalled for the use of another patron, or for course reserves.
  • Fines are not imposed on overdue material but overdue items will result in borrowing privileges being suspended.
  • Students with overdue material or outstanding bills at the end of the semester will not be able to register for classes, receive their grades and/or diplomas until the material is returned and outstanding bills are paid.
  • Alumni should ensure that all overdue material has been returned and/or outstanding bills paid in order to renew their annual membership subscription. The request for transcripts will be suspended until all items have been returned or paid for.
  • Items that need to be replaced due to loss or damage are charged at the replacement cost of the item, including a processing fee of AED 75.00.
  • Replacement costs will be determined when the item has been declared lost. If an item is out of print, its replacement cost will be the average cost of an item for that subject.
  • Borrowing privileges will be suspended, grades and transcripts withheld, until lost or damaged items are paid for and cleared from a borrower’s account.
  • All borrowers should collect reports and statements for lost or damaged items from the circulation desk and pay at the Finance Department.
  • Temporary blocks may be placed on student accounts with overdue material during the course of a semester. Blocks may include the suspension of access to Wi-Fi and Blackboard.
  • Students with overdue material or outstanding fines/bills at the end of the semester will not be able to register for classes, receive their grades and/or diplomas until the material is returned and outstanding bills are paid. 
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