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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and changes to our services - All library buildings are now closed. The Library service remains open online.

Overdue charges can be paid online by logging into your account via Library Search. Alternatively you can pay at the Service Desk on Level 2 in the Philip Robinson Library using cash, a credit or a debit card.

Please note: While there is no minimum payment amount online, we can only take payment for amounts of £1 and above over the telephone and at the Service Desk.

Overdue charges

Recalled bookMaximum of £1 per day overdue, up to a maximum of £15
Student Texts Collection items £1 immediate charge plus £1.00 per hour after that up to a maximum of £15
Locker keys £1 immediate overdue charge plus £1 per hour up to a maximum of £15
Inter-Library Loans £1 per day, up to a maximum of £15

Other charges

Locker key£20 Refundable deposit, replacement cost if lost or stolen
Study room key£20Lost or stolen
Lost/damaged/vandalised book£50Borrowers who fail to return library items will be invoiced for the replacement cost. Alternatively, items may be replaced with a new copy of the same item
Lost Smartcard£10 Stolen Smartcards are replaced free of charge on production of a police crime number
Temporary day pass£3 Forgotten or misplaced Smartcards
Laptops£640Replacement cost if lost or damaged
Laptop power cables£45Replacement cost if lost or damaged
Headphones £20Replacement cost if lost or damaged
Inter library loans request£1.50 per request Postgraduates and staff - up to 50 requests in a year - £5 per request after that
Inter library loans lost itemsInvoice issued by British Library for non-returned items After three overdue notices
Inter library loans special requestsOverseas photocopied articles - £9
Overseas monographs - £15
Postal copies £3
Special collections photocopiesA4 and A3 photocopies - 20p per page Photocopies supplied by post minimum charge of £2 plus postage
Photocopying black and whiteA4 4p per copy
A3 8p per page
Photocopying colourA4 12p per page
A3 24p per page
Photocopying black and white duplexA4 8p per page
A3 16p per page
Double sided
Photocopying colour duplexA4 24p per page
A3 48p per page
Double sided
Newcastle University and Kings College Durham graduates and diplomats £20 per annum
Other external borrowers and graduates from other universities£30 for 6 months
£50 for 12 months
Clinical skills equipment (Walton Library) £1 per day overdue up to a maximum of £15
Group rooms (Walton Library) £1 immediate charge plus £1 per hour after that up to a maximum of £15

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