External Borrower and Alumni

Terms and conditions of membership

  1. All persons admitted as External or Alumni borrowers must complete a registration form and sign a declaration that they will abide by the Rules of the Library.
  2. Registration is normally for one year, but may be renewed in subsequent years.
  3. The replacement charge for a lost or damaged library card is £5.
  4. External and Alumni borrowers may have on loan up to six books at a time.  Fines will be charged on overdue recalled books.
  5. 3 and 24 hour loans, the interlending service and the facility to recall items from other users are not available for External and Alumni borrowers.
  6. Weekly account statements and other notices such as book recalls will be sent by email to External and Alumni borrowers.  The University is not responsible for the non-delivery of emails to non-Lancaster University email addresses.
  7. External and Alumni borrowers may photocopy; please ask at the information point during staffed service hours. A stand-alone book scanner is available (you will need to provide a USB pen).  If you wish to use the microform reading/printing equipment, please contact the library in advance.
  8. External and Alumni borrowers may use designated PCs  for walk-in electronic resource access.
  9. External borrowers are not eligible to use Library PCs, networked printers or scanners (except the stand-alone scanner) or to access the Library's electronic resources remotely.
  10. Alumni may access some online resources remotely. More information.