Fines and charges
Information on fines and charges.
Fines are charged on the late return of:
- recalled books or other items which have been requested by someone else
- High Demand books and DVDs (24-hour or 3-hour loan)
|Category||Fine Per Item||Maximum|
|Recalled items||£2.00 per day from the new recalled due date or from the date of the recall if the book is overdue||£10.00|
|3 hour loan||£1.00 per hour or part hour||£20.00|
|24 hour loan||£1.00 per hour or part hour||£20.00|
|Laptops||£1.00 per hour or part hour||£20.00|
If your fines total £10 or more you will not be able to borrow.
Appealing against a fine or other charges
If you believe you have been fined unfairly or if you wish to discuss circumstances which you feel should mitigate a fine or charge, please ask at the Information Point to speak to a senior member of staff as soon as possible, or phone +44 (0) 1524 592516 or email email@example.com.
Please see also the Policy on Fines and Appeals for information on the formal appeals procedure.