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Access and Lending: Return / Renew Items

Return / Renew Items

Returning Items


Library material may be returned at the Lending section of any library.
After Hours box at all libraries. The box will be emptied ONCE daily ten minutes after opening time.
Dropbox at University road entrance. Manned 24 h per day. 

Short term loans and audiovisual material (CD's, DVD's, pictures, sheet music etc.) may only be returned at the library of origin.

Loans with special permission should also be returned to the Information Specialist who gave the initial permission after it was checked in at the Lending section.

All short term loans / CDs / items with special permission should be returned in the library during operating hours.

Fines will be added if applicable and must be paid in due course.


Renew Items


Take note once books are overdue or with fines, online renewal will not be possible.

Open collection books can be renewed unless it is reserved by another library user. If placed on hold, the book must be returned strictly on time.

Courtesy notices will be sent 3 days before the items are due. The library is not liable for non–receipt of these mails. Please keep your current e-mail address updated on the UP Portal.

Options to renew library material:

  • Online (BEFORE the due date):
    - Borrow and Request
    My library account
    - Follow the process for books to be renewed
    - Note: The due date displayed next to each book.
  • In the library:
    - At the Lending section, with your card.
  • Telephonically:
    - See contact details of your home library.
  • E-mail:
    - Send us an e-mail or click on the link for Ask a Librarian / Chat to a Librarian
    - Give your student/personnel/card number and the details of the book you want to renew.

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