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Information Learning & Estates York St John University Lord Mayor’s Walk York YO31 7EX

Our Services As a member of staff at a local school, you are eligible for free membership of York St John University Library, where we house over 200,000 books and 1,200 journals – why not come and see what we have?

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28-day loan items


7-day loan items


Total allocation at any one time


Local School Borrowers’ Guide For local school staff wishing to use York St John University library resources

Borrowing Allocation at York St John University

School Library artefact kits


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You will not be able to borrow: zzLaptops zzMedia kit IT Access You can also get an unlimited number of logins to access online resources. The logins are for on-campus use only and last for 24 hours on each occasion.

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Library Membership Members of staff at local schools may use the Library for reference purposes without prior admission arrangements. However, please note that if you are visiting the Library between 6.30pm and 8.00am, you will need to be a Library member. How Do I Apply? You will need to visit us in person at the Service Desk on the Ground Floor of our Fountains building. Please be sure to bring: zzProof of identity (e.g. school staff card; passport; driving licence) zzProof of address (e.g. utility bill) How Do I Borrow? Once you have your York St John University Borrowers’ ID card, you can use the selfservice points and returns sorter to borrow and return items. Please remember to always bring this ID card with you. Opening Hours Please remember to carry your York St John University Borrowers’ ID card or your school staff card at all times – you may be asked to present this to staff, especially during evenings and weekends. The Ground Floor of Fountains is open 24/7 throughout the year. Opening hours for other floors can vary, particularly out of term – for comprehensive details, visit:

Using the Library Photocopying Photocopying is subject to copyright law. As such, we will need to photocopy your material for you. We can copy limited amounts of material, subject to completion of a copyright declaration form. Prices for copying are as follows:




A4 mono

4p per sheet

6p per sheet

A4 colour

15p per sheet

22p per sheet

A3 mono

10p per sheet

15p per sheet

A3 colour

30p per sheet

45p per sheet

Each item can be renewed up to 15 times, providing your fines do not exceed £10 and the item does not have any reservations. You can renew your item by any of the following methods: zzVisit our website and select ‘Your Library Account’: zzCall us on 01904 876696 zzVisit our self-service points on the Ground Floor of Fountains – don’t forget your PIN!

Renewing and Placing Reservations If you wish to place a reservation on an item, you will need to locate it on our Library Catalogue: If all copies of an item are out on loan, you will be able to reserve a copy.

Please note You may only reserve items where all copies are out on loan. We’ll email you when the item becomes available, and keep it in the selfservice holds area for 7 days for you to collect.

Fines Fines are payable for items returned late. You can continue to borrow if your fines remain below £10. Fines over £10 will prevent borrowing. Fines are charged at a rate of: zz10p per day for 28-day loan items zz50p per day for 7-day loan items

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Local School Borrowers' Guide  

Guidance for local school members of staff wishing to use York St John University library resources.

Local School Borrowers' Guide  

Guidance for local school members of staff wishing to use York St John University library resources.

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