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Newman University Library

Newman students, staff, alumni and external members

If you are a current member of the Newman community or have paid for access as an alumnus, former member of staff or external membership, you can click on your borrower category in the list below to see what you are allowed to borrow and for how long.

How many loans?

  • 20 items (including 1 laptop)

For how long?

  • Standard loans - 1 week
  • School Experience Collection - 6 weeks
  • Laptop loans - earliest of 4 hours / until library closes
  • Automatic renewals on standard loans - up to 26 renewals

School Experience Collection items and Laptop loans do not have extended loan periods for Privilege Scheme members and will not automatically renew. You can find out more about the Privilege Scheme borrowing rules on our Disability and Additional Needs Guide.

Staff and Postgraduate Researchers

How many loans?

  • 30 items

For how long?

  • Standard loans - 1 week
  • School Experience Collection - 6 weeks
  • Automatic renewals on standard loans - up to 26 renewals

Staff and Postgraduate Researchers may not borrow Library laptops.

Privilege Scheme members

If you are a Privilege Scheme member in any category, our 'standard loan' items will be initially issued to your for 2 weeks. Items will automatically renew for 2 weeks up to 26 times.

At the end of a loan period, you will still need to bring items back to the Libary within 7 days if theyhave been recalled.

School Experience Collection items do not have extended loan periods for Privilege Scheme members and will not automatically renew. You can find out more about the Privilege Scheme borrowing rules on our Disability and Additional Needs Guide

How many loans?

  • 6 items

For how long?

  • Standard loans - 1 week
  • School Experience Collection - 6 weeks

Alumni, former staff and external members of the Library may not borrow Library laptops.

SCONUL Access members

If you are a member of the SCONUL Access scheme visiting from another institution, your borrowing rights are based on the category of membership you have been given by SCONUL. You will be able to find this information on the email or letter you received when you signed up to the Scheme.

SCONUL Access Band A

How many loans?

  • 30 items
For how long?
  • Standard loans - 1 week
  • School Experience Collection - 6 weeks

SCONUL Access Band B

How many loans?
  • 20 items
For how long?
  • Standard loans - 1 week
  • School Experience Collection - 6 weeks

SCONUL Access Band C

How many loans?

  • 20 items

For how long?

  • Standard loans - 1 week
  • School Experience Collection - 6 weeks

SCONUL Access Reference only

How many loans?

  • None

For how long?

  • Reference only. You can only use our printed collection in the Library. You may get access to a limited number of online resources if you connect to the internet on your own devices through Newman's wi-fi.

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