Staff and registered students of the University of Surrey are members of the Library and can use the full range of services and resources
Visitors may become external members of the Library on payment of a membership fee (non-refundable) which entitles them to some borrowing facilities and access to limited online resources via a designated computer on Level 1
Users of the Library must produce a valid university campus card or external membership card to enter the Library
Users are responsible for all items issued in their name
Users are responsible for the safe-keeping of their card and may be charged replacement costs if it is lost or damaged
It is the responsibility of Library users to ensure their contact details are correct and must inform the University of any change of address
Users must produce their campus or membership card if requested to do so by a member of staff.
Loans and renewals may only be carried out in person using a valid campus or membership card, or online using a membership number and Library PIN
Borrowing regulations for different categories of users and materials are made available on the Library web pages and in printed Library guides. These have the status of Library regulations
Users are responsible for replacing lost and damaged items, including those on loan to them from other libraries and for paying any fines incurred
Fines will be levied on all overdue reserved items. Users who fail to return items may be invoiced for accumulated fines and/or the cost of replacements and may have their borrowing rights suspended
Users who fail to return overdue items will receive notices at their faculty, department or home address
Industrial year students or students re-sitting their exams may have special lending facilities by prior arrangement
Users are responsible for ensuring that all items on loan to them are returned to the Library before they leave the University.
Use of Library Facilities and Resources
Users must not write in, damage, or vandalise, any item of Library property
Use of electronic information resources (e-journals, e-books and databases) must conform to the licensing regulations indicated by each publisher or supplier
Copies of print material can only be made in accordance with the provisions of the Copyright Act (1988)
Mains powered equipment (eg laptops) must be tested for electrical safety by its owner and users will be held responsible for any damage to Library property as a result.
Use of the Library is on the understanding that Library and IT regulations are followed. The University may impose fines and other penalties, eg suspension of borrowing rights, if these regulations are not observed