Borrow

How many items can I borrow?

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  1. How many items can I borrow?
  2. What can I borrow?
  3. Overdue items
  4. In case of loss or damage of a borrowed document
  5. A book drop box to return your documents at anytime

How many items can I borrow?

You are ... You can borrow ... For ....
Undergraduate/ Master student 20 items 3 weeks
PhD student and staff    30 items 5 weeks
External registered user 20 items 3 weeks

The number of documents you can borrow applies for all Rennes 1 libraries.

What can I borrow?

You can borrow the following in the three university libraries:

  • All books except those labelled “not for loan” and old books (published before 1920)
  • All journal issues, except the very latest one (unless it's a specific legal journal or a daily magazine)
  • Theses and dissertations, except in the case of specific confidentiality provisions
  • Two DVDs for one week
  • Laptops to be used on the spot and smaller equipment items, in each of the three University Libraries (“Equipment available” section)
     

Overdue items

You can check the number of documents you have on loan and their due dates at any time via your library account.

  • We send you an email reminder two days before the loan period expires
  • You will receive a 1st overdue message by email when one week late
  • You will receive a 2nd overdue message by email when two weeks late
  • After two overdue messages, you will receive a 3rd email, with "arrêt-dossier" [blocking of your file in schooling], charged 10 €

In case of loss or damage of a borrowed document

Please report this loss or damage to your library as soon as possible.

  •  Loss or damage of a book

First and foremost, we ask you to replace it by buying an identical copy. Your Librarians will give you the exact references.
If it is unavailable or out of print, you will have to refund it(money or check) by paying the price of the new book as indicated in bibliographic databases.
If it is out of print and unavailable in bibliographic databases, the refund is based on a flat rate of 50€.

  • Loss or damage of a DVD

Lump sum refund of 50€. For viewing rights reasons, you can not buy the same DVD in a shop as a replacement.
 

  •  Loss or damage of a journal issue

First and foremost, we ask you to replace it by buying an identical copy. Your Librarians will give you the exact references.
If it is unavailable or out of print, you will have to refund it (money or check) by paying the price of the journal issue

A book drop box to return your documents at anytime

You have documents to be returned but you cannot pass during the opening hours of Health Library (Villejean campus)  or Sciences and Philosophy Library (Beaulieu campus)? A book drop box is at your disposal in front of the university library!

 

 

Where?

  • Health Library
  • Sciences and Philosophy Library

Schedules:

  • Monday to Friday, after 7pm until 8:45am,
  • On weekends from Saturday 5:30pm on .

The drop box is collected and emptied at the start of each day the library is open from Monday to Saturday. Materials are verified and checked in on the morning the drop box is opened. Items put in the drop box after business hours will be backdated to the previous business day. You remain responsible for the items until they are returned to the library.

Please note:

  • If the outside drop box is full, please do not force items into the box as its drawer gets automatically locked up.
  • During long vacations, the drop box may not be available due to its limited capacity.
  • If the drop box is full or locked, please keep your library items, do not leave them outside the box.
  • Any overdue materials returned in the drop box will be subject to the regular fine.