Circulation Section

The Lending Department's circulation desk is located on the ground floor of the Main Library building, 
tel. 81 537 58 02, e-mail: cyrkul@umcs.lublin.pl.

Borrowing library collections is entitled for:
• UMCS employees and students;
• academic teachers of other Lublin colleges;
• employees of Lublin scientific institutions: the Polish Academy of Sciences, scientific libraries, museums, archives;
• UMCS graduates;
• external readers.

People who do not have a library card authorizing to borrowing books are free to use the collections in reading rooms.

1. Rules of ordering collections

Books should be ordered through the UMCS Library Catalogue, you must sign in to your library account to order.

The number of daily orders for a reader's account is limited to:

• 3 copies – for UMCS students
• 10 copies – for university staff and UMCS doctoral students

The submission of the next order is possible after picking up previously the ordered books. The book rental period can be extended unless there are booking reservations waiting.  
In order to make a booking reservation for a book borrowed by another reader, you must submit a completed paper call card for the particular copy of the book in the Lending Department's circulation desk of the Main Library.
For a late book return the reader pays a fee of PLN 0.20 for each day of delay. In case you lose your book, you are obligued to buy it back.

2. Picking up the ordered books

Books can be picked up according to the order realization times in the Library Lending Department. Items that are not picked up within 5 days after the order date are sent to the storage.

The picking up of the ordered books is made by the owner of the library account upon presentation of the library card in the Lending Department. It can also be made by a person authorized by the library card holder by means of a permanent or a temporary authorization.

The person authorized to receive books should, upon picking up, present their identity card and the library card of the holder, in case of a single authorization they should also present the authorization.

Readers group's permissions: 

Orders from sites

Authorized readers

Account limitation
(numer of borrowed copies)

BG Magazyn
(Main Library Storage)

 UMCS students

 15

 UMCS employees and doctoral students

 30

 Scientific workers of other universities and
 scientific institutions of Lublin

 10

 Reader with deposit

 3

The book collection with the following locations is intended for borrowing: 

Location

Borrowing  period
(days)

Extension period
(days)

Readers entitled to borrow the book collection

BG Magazyn
(Main Library Storage)

90

2 x 30

Readers with a personal library account

BG Magazyn 12/Podręczniki
BG Magazyn W
(Main Library Storage 12 /Handbooks
Main Library Storage W)

150

2 x 30

Readers with a personal library account

   BG Magazyn 4/do Czytelni
(Main Library Storage 4/ Reading Room)

90

2 x 30

UMCS employees and workers of other universities and scientific institutions of Lublin

BG Wolny Dostęp
(Main Library Open Access)

30

0

Readers with a personal library account

BG Media Collections

30

1 x 30

Readers with a personal library account

BG Comics

30

1 x 30

Readers with a personal library account

The book collection from the following locations is available only on site at the Library:

Location

Place of sharing

BG Magazyn 2/do Czytelni
(Main Library Storage 2/
Reading Room) 
 BG Magazyn 10/do Czytelni 
(Main Library Storage 10/
Reading Room) 
BG Magazyn 11/do Czytelni 
 (Main Library Storage 11/
Reading Room)

General Reading Room

BG Magazyn 8/do Czytelni
(Main Library Storage 8/
Reading Room)

Periodicals Reading Room

Handheld Book collections are available only in the Reading Rooms

Readers who do not have a personal library account are entitled to use the library collections on site in the Library Reading Rooms.

 

 


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