Circulation

Books from both library's general  and limited collections may be checked out at the circulation desk located at the entrance hall.

To check out books you must present a valid library ID card or any other form of identification that may be requested.

 

 

Circulation
  • Who is entitled to borrow books
  • Loan periods and borrowing limits
  • Renewals and hold requests
  • Returns and fines
  • Lost books

Loan Periods by Item Status

  • Regular loan books - two weeks (renewable)

  • Non-circulating books, item status 99 - may be borrowed for a weekend starting Thursday at 5 pm, due back Sunday 10 am.
  • In-library restricted books, item status 98 - cannot be borrowed.
  • Reference books (dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, guides etc.) from the first and second floor are not for loan. The limited loan collection (ground floor) holds a variety of dictionaries in many languages, which can be borrowed for 3 days (renewable)

  • Periodicals - students and academic faculty members of Tel-Aviv University may borrow periodicals for a short term loan period of two hours for use outside the library.
    Periodical issues which can be borrowed (regular loan and 3 days loan) are subject to the library loan policy and restrictions.

 

Borrowing Limits and Loan Periods

Standard books on loan will renew automatically on a daily basis for a maximum renewal period of one year, provided that no hold requests have been placed on them during that period.  

 

Academic Status Loan Period
Undergraduate students

Up to 50 standard books for a two week loan

Up to 3 non-circulating books (status 99) for a weekend loan
Graduate students

Up to 50 standard books for a two week loan

Up to 3 non-circulating books (status 99) for a weekend loan
PhD students

Up to 100 standard books for a two week loan

Up to 10 non-circulating books (status 99)  for two weeks
Academic faculty members (PhD)

Up to 100 standard books for a two week loan

Up to 10 non-circulating books (status 99)  for two weeks
Administrative Staff & retirees

Up to 50 standard books for a two week loan

Up to 2 non-circulating books (status 99) for a weekend loan
Subscribers

Up to 5 standard books for a two week loan

All Student and faculty members Periodicals -  two hour loan period for use outside the library.
Limeted loan collection 

Up to 7 books

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