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Borrowing and fines

Information on the types of material you can borrow and for how long. Also includes information on fines.

Borrowing entitlements

Group Loans 3 Day loan Course Reserve (2 or 3 hour) Interloan Requests
Undergraduates

50 items

4 weeks

3 renewals

Yes

3 items Yes Yes
4th years, Honours

50 items

4 weeks

3 renewals

Yes

3 items

Yes Yes
Staff, Otago Polytech staff

100 items

12 weeks

3 renewals

Yes

3 items

Yes Yes
PhD students, Masters

100 items

12 weeks

3 renewals

Yes 3 items Yes Yes
Graduates, ULANZ reciprocals

50 items

4 weeks

3 renewals

No No No Yes
Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) & Capital Coast District Health Board (CCDHB)

100 items

12 weeks

3 renewals

Yes 3 items (excludes restricted AV material) Yes Yes
Otago Polytechnic students

50 items

4 weeks

3 renewals

Yes 3 items Yes Yes
Hocken registrants (registration is available to the public) Hocken material (use in library) No No No Hocken material only

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Fine rates

Type Fine rate (per item) Notes
Regular loan items No fines Applies to all
Recalled items $3.00 per day Applies to all
3 day loan items $1.00 per day Staff: no fines
High Demand items (Course Reserve) $6.00 per hour (10 cents per minute) Applies to all
Interloans 20 cents per day Applies to all
Lost item replacement costs $100.00 default + $25.00 Admin fee Applies to all

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Avoiding fines

Fines begin to accumulate as soon as items become overdue. To avoid fines, renew your items:

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