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Faculty Services

Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 50 Semester 3 renewal notifications within a semester
Topic Books & ESL Readers 3 1 week 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
  • Faculty will receive a renewal notification every three weeks for items from the general collection. Please renew online or return item if required by another borrower.
  • 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 3 renewal notifications within the semester
Topic Books & ESL Readers 3 1 week 1
Journals (back issues) 5 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 2 weeks 1
Faculty textbooks As required Semester As required
  • Adjunct faculty will receive a renewal notification every three weeks for items from the general collection. Please renew online or return item if required by another borrower.
  • 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 3 3 weeks 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 1 week 0
  • Spouses and children (over 16) may check–out media and books from the general collection on the staff or faculty member's 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.

Renewals

  • Items that may be renewed will be renewed for the same period as the original loan period. 
  • 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. 

Recalls

  • Any circulating item may be recalled for the use of another patron, or for course reserves.

Holds

  • 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.

Overdues

  • Fines are not imposed on overdue material but faculty are encouraged to  return  material in the interest of other borrowers.

Lost & Damaged Materials

  • 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.
  • All borrowers should collect reports and statements for lost or damaged items from the circulation desk and pay at the Finance Department.

 

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