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Circulation Services

This guide is about the circulation services provided by the CUD Learning Resources Centre

Check Out Limits

 All CUD students, faculty, and staff are allowed to borrow library items. Borrowing of materials can be done in the circulation desk or by using the self check system.

Patron Type

Check Out Limits

Loan Period

Renewals

Textbook

General Collection Fiction Journal Arabic Books UAE Collection
Undergraduate 7 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 3
Postgraduate 7 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 3
Faculty (Full time) 15 120 days 120 days 120 days 120 days 120 days 120 days 3
Part Time/Visiting Faculty 15 1 term 1 term 1 term 1 term 1 term 1 term no renewals allowed
Staff 7 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 14 days 3

Self Check-Out / Check-In System

The self check-out / check-in system is the new system wherein library users can check-out or check-in borrowed library items on their own. It is located in front of the Circulation Counter.

Steps for Self Check-Out

  1. Press the Borrow Item tab on the monitor screen.
  2. Press Keyboard tab to enter your ID number and press OK.
  3. Enter your MyLibrary Account password and press OK (if you don't know your password, ask help from the library staff)
  4. Place the book on the white square of the glass panel. You can place up to 5 books at the same time.
  5. Review the check out items on the monitor screen. Note on the Due Date of the items.
  6. Press Finish.
  7. Press Yes with receipt, or Yes without receipt, to complete the transaction.

Steps for Self Check-In

  1. Press the Return Item tab on the monitor screen.
  2. Place the book on the white square of the glass panel. You can place up to 5 books at the same time.
  3. Review the check in items on the monitor screen.
  4. Press Finish.
  5. Press Yes with receipt, or Yes without receipt, to complete the transaction.