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West Suffolk College Library

HOw long can I borrow books for?: Home

How long can I borrow books for?

Books can be borrowed for 3 weeks or 1 week and this is shown on the date stamp in front of the book. You can renew your loans for up to 4 times without bringing it back before we need to see it. If somebody else requires the book you will be asked to bring it back.

Standard Loan 3 weeks
Short loan 7 days
2 day loan (for books in high demand) 2 days
DVDs 7 days
Journals (Current issues) Reference only
Journals (Archive issues) 1 day


Any student that has agreed individual support arrangements or reasonable adjustments through Student Support will be eligible for:

  • 7 day loan issued for 14 days
  • 3 week loan issued for 28 days
  • Fines remain the same