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Using the Library. Quick Guide

Borrowing and reserving

How do I borrow?

  • Go to the Information Desk or the Self Service point to borrow and return items.
  • You will need to bring your GMIT ID card with you each time.

 

How long can I borrow items for?

  • Students can borrow 5 items at a time. 2 week loan (can be renewed for a further 2 weeks).
  • Book loans can be renewed at library.gmit.ie
  • Theses, maps and some frequently used books are kept at the Information Desk and can be borrowed for 3 hours (Desk Reserve).

 

How do I renew my book loans?

  • Renew your book loans online by logging into My Library Account at library.gmit.ie
  • Renew your book loans in the library at the Information Desk (or at the Self Service point in the Galway Campus Library).
  • Or ring or email us and we'll happily renew your loans.

 

What happens if my books are overdue?

Fines are charged on overdue items.

  • 20c per day for books and dvds. 50c per hour for Desk Reserve items.
  • Students with overdue items on their accounts will be blocked from accessing exam results online. Final year students will be blocked from graduating.

 

Reserving items that are out on loan

Items that are out on loan can be reserved on the library website or by completing a reservation request card at the Information Desk.

 

Borrowing items from other GMIT campus libraries

Items that are held in other GMIT libraries (Mayo, CCAM and Letterfrack) can be borrowed. Reserve them on the library website or by completing a reservation request card at the Information Desk.

 

Document Supply Service

Items that are not held in GMIT Libraries can be obtained by using our Document Supply Service. The cost for students is €4 to €8 per item. Loans from other IT Libraries are free of charge. Online requests can be made at library.gmit.ie/services/document-supply/

Galway 091-742785 | CCAM 091-745409
Mayo 094-9043146 | Letterfrack 091-742666
library@gmit.ie