if you don't return an item that has been requested by someone else
if your library account expires and you still have items out on loan
if you reach the maximum number of auto-renewals (52 weeks)
Fines are charged at £2 per day on the overdue items. This applies to every day of the week, including weekends, but not University closure days. The maximum fine per item is £20.
If you owe £30 or more in fines, you will unable to borrow or request any more items.
5 days to return books
If a book you have out on loan is requested by another borrower, you will have 5 days from the due date to return it before incurring fines. Books returned on the 6th day will include fines from days 1-5.
If you have any concerns about fines on your account then please contact us.
Fines on library laptops are charged at £5 per day or part of a day, up to a maximum of £60. There is no return period for laptops; they must be returned on their due date.