on Mon - Thur the study rooms are open till 9 p.m., but after 6 p.m. it is possible to check out books only on Self-check, this service is available for registered users only
for returning books out of opening hours use the drop-in box located in front of the entrance to the library
picking up books on hold is possible only during the opening hours of the circulation desk
it is possible to check out books without the red circle label on the spine
students of Masaryk University can check out up to 30 items at a time
teachers/employees of MU can check out up to 50 items at a time
external users can check out up to 10 items at a time
loan period is 1 month
the loan period can be renewed twice but only if the book has not been required by another user
it is possible to renew the book on or before the due date either online in the library catalogue Aleph (to log-in use your personal university number and the secondary password), in person at the circulation desk or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
it is not possible to renew the loan period online after the due date, contact the library staff immediately
the fine for late return is 5 CZK per item per day
Checking out books from closed stacks
a part of our collection is located in the closed stacks, there are books/journals with the shelf numbers starting with SKL and theses there
if you wish to consult a document from the closed stacks, you can do so by ordering it in the on-line catalogue
to order these documents sign-in to the catalogue, find the record of the book and display the items, click on the „request“ and confirm your choice
required documents will be retrieved and prepared for you at the circulation desk within 1 hour
the requests made on Mondays - Thursdays after 5 p.m., on Fridays after 4 p.m. and on Saturdays after 2 p.m. will be ready the following opening day in the morning.
the requested items will be held for 7 days at the circulation desk for you and can be collected only during the openning hours of the circulation desk (Mon-Thu 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Fri 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.)
the books with the red circle labels on the spine are available only for on-site loans in the study rooms
short term loans of the books with red circle labels - it is possible to check out these books overnight or over Sunday, but never for a longer period and you are to respect the following regulations:
you may borrow 1 item over night, up to 2 items over Sunday
you may borrow these items 1 hour before the closing time of the study rooms, not earlier!
you have to bring the items back the next opening day before 9:30 a.m.
the fine for late return is 10 CZK PER ITEM PER EVERY HOUR !!!!!
journals, newspapers and theses are available ONLY for on-site loans, the short term loans of these documents are not possible