The table summarises borrowing rights at the Classical Faculty Library for current members of Cambridge University, and official visitors to the Faculty. Members of the public and former staff and students (alumni) cannot borrow books but are welcome to use the Library for reference purposes.
Current members of the University and visitors must register before they can borrow. In most cases, the University Card is used for borrowing. Registration takes place on weekdays only between 9am and 5pm.
|Category||Loan entitlement in Term||Loan period in Term||Vacation loan entitlement||Vacation loan period|
|Undergraduates||**5 items + 2 Short Loans||1 week||5 items||***Vacation|
|Postgraduates||15 items||28 days||15 items||28 days|
|Academic and support staff||15 items||28 days||15 items||28 days|
|Official visitors in the Faculty||15 items||28 days||15 items||28 days|
** Short Loan books can be borrowed for 2 hours (renewable) for use in the Library only. If borrowed in the last half hour of opening time they can be borrowed overnight and are due by 10.30 a.m on the next working day. Please note that the fine on overdue Short Loans is £0.50 per book, per hour overdue. Short Loan books cannot be borrowed for Vacation.
*** Vacation books may be recalled. Students will be notified if a book has been recalled and will need to return the book either in person or via the postal service within 2 weeks.