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Library Issue Desk services

Find out how to borrow or return library books and get a library card. Information about the library automatic loans renewals and fines for late and lost books

Check your Library borrower account online

Review your account to check your loans, return dates and the availability of reservations you are waiting for. You can also review and pay library late fees.

Getting a Library Card

How to join the University of Bath Library and advice about getting a replacement library card.

Borrowing from the University Library

Advice for Library users about reserving, borrowing, returning items from the University Library with information about checking your borrower account.

Guide to Issue Desk Services

The Issue Desk is the first staffed service point you will find after you pass through the security gates on Level 2 of the Library. We help borrowers with the issue and return of library materials and make library cards for staff, students and visitors.


Self-Issue Library books

Our members are encouraged to use the Self-Issue machines to borrow from the Library. This video demonstration shows how to borrow items using the machines.

Library vacation loans

Advice for library members about book loans, renewal and due dates during University vacations and bank holidays.

Contact the Issue Desk team

For membership queries, issues relating to your borrower account or queries about charges and overdue books please let us know how we can help.