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Library charges and fines

Library charges

Many services are free for UOW and CCDHB members.

Document supply requests and interloans often have a cost which can be charged to either you or your department. Payment or cost code is required before supplying interloan or document.

List of charges

UOW Staff/Students CCDHB Staff External Members Visitors
Photocopying/Printing (A4) Available Available Available Available
* Standard Document Supply from our collection
3 - 5 working days delivery
Free $5.00 $18.40 N/A
* Standard Interloans
3 - 10 working days delivery
Free $5.00
+ supplier charges
$36.80
+ supplier charges
N/A
* URGENT requests Free $10.00
+ supplier charges
N/A N/A
Library searches Free Free N/A N/A
Membership -
Personal membership
Free Free $260.00 (minimum 6 months $150.00) N/A
Membership -
After-hours access
Free Free $60.00 N/A
Membership -
Corporate membership
N/A N/A See Librarian N/A

* Payment required before supply.

List of charges (PDF)

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Library fines

Type Fine rate (per item) Notes
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 Applies to all

For any enquiries regarding overdue library fines, please contact:

Email library.uow@otago.ac.nz  or

Lending desk
Tel +64 4 385 5914

Payment options

Payment may be by cash, via internet banking or provision of cost code.

Paying online

The University's bank account number is: 03-0175-0660238-00. Please note: proof of payment for online banking needs to be provided to us prior to release of document.

  • In the Reference field type your first name / family name
  • In the Particulars/Account field type ILL / Doc Supp / Fine
  • In the Code field type 10RUC811431
  • Take screen shot and save to PDF as proof of payment
  • E-mail the proof of payment to library.uow@otago.ac.nz with subject line: Interloan payment / Document supply payment / Fine payment for First Name, Surname.

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