MA students can borrow six books at a time (eight from the beginning of electives onwards). Semester course students can borrow four books at a time.
There are three loan periods:
- three days: key titles which are in heavy demand. Marked with an orange sticker
- one week: most books and pamphlets
- three weeks: books kept in the library store. Marked STORE in the library catalogue
Items that cannot be borrowed:
- sales catalogues
- journals and newspapers
- not for loan/reference-only books (marked with a sticker)
Summer study students may borrow four books at a time. All books are issued for three days.
See borrowing rights for SIA faculty.