Overview

The following borrowing guidelines represent NU-Q policies regarding what types of materials library visitors may borrow and for how long.  For any items or library materials omitted from the following tables, the general policy of the NU-Q Library is that library materials can only be used within the Library.

NU-Q Students

Item type Loan period Maximum # of items Maximum # of renewals
Books 120 days 25 2
Video-recordings 7 days 10 1
Journal back-issues 7 days 10 0
USB-DVD Players 7 days 1 1
Course reserves Typically 4 hours (or until Library close) 5 0
Bose Headphones 4 hours 1 0

NU-Q faculty & staff

Item type Loan period Maximum # of items Maximum # of renewals
Books Until May 31st of following year 100 1
Video-recordings 7 days 10 2
Journal back-issues 7 days 10 0
USB-DVD Players 7 days 1 1
Course reserves Typically 4 hours (or until Library close) 10 0
Bose Headphones 4 hours 1 0

Education City students & faculty (via interlibrary loan)

Item type Loan period Maximum # of items Maximum # of renewals
Books 30 days 20 2
Video-recordings n/a n/a n/a
Journal back-issues n/a n/a n/a

NU-Q Family and Alumni

Item type Loan period Maximum # of items Maximum # of renewals
Books 30 days 10 1
Video-recordings 7 days 5 1
Journal back-issues 7 days 5 0

Community borrowers

Item type Loan period Maximum # of items Maximum # of renewals
Books 30 days 10 1
Video-recordings n/a n/a n/a
Journal back-issues n/a n/a n/a