Answered By: Victoria Whitfield
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2017     Views: 76

24 hour loan items in our High Demand Collection (HDC) are clearly labeled as 24 Hour Loan. Fines for  24 Hour Loan items are charged at £1 per hour or part hour.

You may book  24 hour loan items for a specific date and time so that you can plan your work in advance. You may have 4 bookings at any one time, but only one booking per item.

How to make a booking

Bookings can be made in person, by telephone 01482 465440 or using the Library Catalogue which is available at an Information Point in the Library building or online at http://libsearch.hull.ac.uk. Please have the author and title of the material you wish to book as well as your campus userID and password. To make a booking:

  • Find the item on the Library Catalogue; check that the item is listed under the loan type column as 24 hour loan
  • Click on the title
  • On the right of the screen click the Book this Material box
  • Type in your campus userID and password (the same as you use to logon to a PC).
  • Click submit
  • Select begin and end time for when you require to book the material. Please ensure you show a.m/p.m. correctly. The booking period may not exceed 24 hours. Bookings must be collected within one hour of the start of the booking period after which booking may be cancelled if the item is required by another user. Booked items will be available for you to collect from its shelf in the High Demand Collection on the first floor.
  • Submit
    The screen will confirm the time and date of the booking. Please check this to ensure it is correct.
  • Click OK

To make a booking when there is more than one 24 hour loan copy:

  • Find the item in the Library Catalogue, it will list the copies. If multiple copies are shown as being 24 Hour Loan continue as follows:
  • On the right of the screen click Book this Material box
  • Type in your campus UserID and password (the same as you use to logon to a PC).
  • Click submit
  • Select begin time for when you require to book the material. Please ensure you show a.m/p.m. correctly. Bookings must be collected within one hour of the start of the booking period after which bookings may be cancelled if the item is required by another user. Booked items will be available for you to collect from its shelf in the High Demand Collection on the first floor.
  • Submit
  • The 24 Hour Loan copies will be listed. Select the copy you wish to book by clicking in the circle under the Mark column
  • Submit
  • The screen will confirm the time and date of the booking. Please check this to ensure it is correct
  • Click OK

In both cases if the information submitted does not permit the booking to be made then an appropriate message will display, e.g. booking period has exceeded the maximum. Amend the information where appropriate and resubmit.

Checking your bookings

You can check when you have made bookings. To do this click on My Library Account on the Library Catalogue, submit your campus UserID and password (the same as you use to logon to a PC). A list of bookings made will be shown.

Cancellation

If you no longer need an item you have booked, please cancel it so that someone else can use it. To do this, go into My Library Account. Type in your campus UserID and password. An option is given to cancel all or cancel selected bookings. Select the required option, if choosing selected, click against those requiring cancellation, a tick will appear.
Next click cancel selected.
The bookings will cancel and the screen will show confirmation.

Renewals

To renew 24 Hour Loan items you have to bring the Library back to the Library.  These items are not renewable online or over the telephone. When returning a 24 hour loan item, if you need to borrow it again please ask if it may be checked out again. Staff will then re-issue the item if it is available to borrow. You will need your Student /Staff Card to take out the item again. The loan period may be less than 24 hours if the item has already been booked.

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