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Borrow from the library

University ID card

Your student or staff University ID card (ECU ID) is used to borrow items from any ECU campus library.

Obtain your ECU ID by showing proof of enrolment or employment at the Multi Media Resources (MMR) desk. Activate your ID card at any ECU library Loans desk within Enquiry service hours.

For MMR location and times, see the MMR web page.

Where to take your items to borrow

To borrow an item, take your wanted items and your ECU ID to the Self Check machines located inside each of the ECU campus libraries.

Returning your items

You may return borrowed items to any ECU campus library. Take your items to the returns chute located at each campus library.

Items can be returned seven days a week. After hours return chutes are located near the library entrances. Items returned within 15 minutes of close of Consultation and Enquiry services hours will not be taken off your record until the next working day.  

How many items can you borrow?

Borrower How many items? How long for?
Staff 100 26 weeks
Students 30 26 weeks
Postgraduates See postgraduate table below
Researchers 50 26 weeks

Please note that if another borrower requires an item you have borrowed they may recall it. You will then have to return the item earlier.

Please read the terms for renewing an item for loans parameters.

Postgraduate type How many items? How long for?
Graduate Certificate 30 26 weeks
Masters by course work 30 26 weeks
Masters by Research and Ph.D 100 26 weeks
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