Loan Periods & Fines

LOAN PERIODS

Loan eligibility for each users are according to membership category.

  • Undergraduate student
  • Post-graduate student
  • Academic staff
  • Non-academic staff
  • External membership

Note

#Borrowed materials are required to be returned upon request by the library.

#Loan period for diskette is 7 days (for academic staff) whilst other categories of membership may borrow up to 3 days.

Undergraduate student
  • Undergraduate student

Collection Category

Diploma/Degree /Certificate Program Students
Open
Access
Max. number 10
Loan period 2 weeks
Closed
Access
Max. number 1
Loan period 2 hours
Bound
Journals
Max. number 1
Loan period 3 days
Current
Journals
Max. number 1
Loan period Overnight
Reference
Books
Max. number 1
Loan period Overnight
Audio-Visual
Materials
Max. number 1
Loan period 2 hours / Overnight
Serial
Maps
Max. number
Loan period

 

Post-graduate student
  • Post-graduate student

Collection Category

Master & PhD Students
Open
Access
Max. number 20
Loan period 1 month
Closed
Access
Max. number 1
Loan period 4 hours
Bound
Journals
Max. number 2
Loan period 3 days
Current
Journals
Max. number 1
Loan period Overnight
Reference
Books
Max. number 1
Loan period Overnight
Audio-Visual
Materials
Max. number 1
Loan period 2 hours / Overnight

Academic Staff
  • Academic Staff

Collection
Category
Academic
Staff
Academic
Staff
(Contract)
Academic
Staff
(Part-Time)
Academic
Staff
(Temporary)
Tutor
Open
Access
Max. number

30

10

5

5

10

Loan period 3 months 1 month

2 weeks

2 weeks

 1 month

Closed
Access
Max. number 1 1

1

1

1

Loan period 7 days 2 hours

2 hours

2 hours

2 hours

Bound
Journals
Max. number 4 1

1

1

1

Loan period 3 days 3 days

3 days

3 days

3 days

Current
Journals
Max. number 4 1

1

1

1

Loan period 3 days Overnight

Overnight

3 days

Overnight

Reference
Books
Max. number 3 1

1

1

1

Loan period 3 days Overnight

Overnight

3 days

Overnight

Audio-
Visual
Materials
Max. number 3 1

1

1

1

Loan period 2 hours /
overnight
2 hours /
overnight

2 hours /
overnight

2 hours /
overnight

2 hours /
overnight

Serial
Maps
Max. number 20

Loan period 1 month

 

Non-academic Staff
  • Non-academic Staff

Collection
Category
Non-Academic
Staff
Senior
Staff

Part-time /
Temporary /
Contract
Staff
Research
Officer
Assistant
Research
Officer
Open
Access
Max. number

15

25

5

20

20

Loan period

1 month

3 month

 2 weeks

2 months

2 months

Closed
Access
Max. number

1

1

1

1

1

Loan period

2 hour

7 days

2 hours

2 hours

2 hours

Bound
Journals
Max. number

1

4

1

1

1

Loan period

3 days

3 days

3 days

3 days

3 days

Current
Journals
Max. number

1

4

1

1

1

Loan period

Overnight

Overnight

Overnight

Overnight

Overnight

Reference
Books
Max. number

3

3

1

1

1

Loan period

3 days

3 days

Overnight

Overnight

Overnight

Audio-
Visual
Materials
Max. number

1

3

1

1

1

Loan period

2 hours /
overnight

2 hours /
overnight

2 hours / overnight

2 hours /
overnight

2 hours /
overnight

Serial
Maps
Max. number

20

Loan period

1 month

External Membership
  • External Membership
Collection
Category

Course
Participant /
Foundation
Year Program

External
Member Loan

External Member
Loan
(Master-PhD)

UTM
Family

UTM Alumni

Open
Access
Max. number

5

2

10

2

2

Loan period

2 weeks

2 weeks

2 weeks

2 weeks

1 month

Closed
Access
Max. number

1

Loan period

2 hour

Bound
Journals
Max. number

1

Loan period

3 days

Current
Journals
Max. number

1

Loan period

Overnight

Reference
Books
Max. number

1

Loan period

Overnight

Audio-
Visual
Materials
Max. number

1

Loan period

2 hours /
overnight

Serial
Maps
Max. number

Loan period

FINES RATE

COLLECTION
CATEGORY
OVERDUE FINES
Open Access RM0.20 per due day, counted from the first day due
Closed Access RM0.50 for the first hour andRM1.00 for every  succeeding hour
Reference Collection RM0.20 per due day
Bound Journals RM0.20 per due day
Current Journals RM0.20 per due day
Audio-Visual Materials Overdue item is chargeable at the rate of RM0.50 per hour
Diskette – RM0.50 for the 1st day, RM1.00 for the next consecutive days

 

ROOM
FINES
Carrel room RM5.00/hour before 10.30pmand RM10.00 if return before 9.00am the next morning,RM2.00 for every next hour.
Discussion room RM10.00/hour before 10.30pmand RM20.00 if return before 9.00am the next morning,RM5.00 for every next hour.Sources : Collection Management Division Policy

 

  • Users who do not pay their fines will have their borrowing facilities suspended. In cases where borrowers continuously refuse to pay their fines, the matter will be brought to the attention of the Senate Committee on Library for consideration.
  • Users with outstanding fines will not be allowed to checkout any item by the self checkout system.