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Circulation Services
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LOAN

The loan desk is located on the second floor. In order to access the loan service, it is essential to belong to the university community and show your UPV card or ID.

The loan conditions vary according to the type of user and the type of item.

Standard loan

Reduced loan (Films & Magazines)

Study rooms

Laptops

Reservations

Students

15 days
(7 if already reserved*)


7 days
(3 if already reserved)

1 day

15 days
7 days

Up to 25 reserves of loaned items

1 day

Cannot be reserved

PAS-PDI

15 days


7 days
(3 if already reserved)

1 day

No laptop loans

Up to 25 reserves of loaned or available items.

Other groups


15 days
(7 if already reserved*)


7 days
(3 if already reserved)

1 day

No laptop loans

Up to 25 reserves of loaned items

Renewals

Up to 4 months

Up to 2 months

Non-renewable

Only 7 days Up to 2 weeks

Period for the collection of reservations: 2 days

Suspensions

1 day per day of delay

4 days per day of delay

Those days on which the library is closed do not count

Loan limit

30 items in total (of which only 1 laptop and 1 booth are allowed)

A suspension of use of the Library services of one day will apply for each day of delay in the return and for each document The return can be made by anyone, as accreditation is not necessary. Items returned after the specified deadline will results in a penalty of one day per item and per day of delay.

During holiday periods, special loan periods will be established and extended throughout the non-teaching period.

Reservations

Up to 25 items can be reserved. When the document is available, you will receive an email notification. The deadline for collection at the Library desk is two business days. If you no longer need the document when you receive the notification, you may cancel the reservation from PoliBuscador. Once you have logged in, go to "My Library", "Requests" and then "Cancel." You can also do so from the University Intranet, using the option "Library Services" and "My Library".

If you are alumni or UPV student and want to make a reservation of documentos that are only available in the Gandía or Alcoi campuses, ask to the library staff at the loan desk to make it for you.

Renewals

Documents may be renewed up to a maximum of 4 months time (2 months for films and magazines), as long as they have not been reserved by another user, and the user does not have any suspension of library services or any overdue documents in his/her possession.
  • documents with a normal loan may be renewed up to a maximum of 4 months time.

  • documents with a reduced loan (DVD and magazines) may be renewed up to a maximum of 2 months time.

Upon renewal, the loan period may be shortened if it exceeds the maximum renewal date.

Automatic renewals

Documents loaned by UPV members are automatically renewed 2 days before the expiration date, if the document meets the conditions to be renewed. If it cannot be renewed, a return email notice would be sent.

You may want to review the contents of the circulation summary letter that the library sends by email on the 2nd day of every month for each user to verify the documents they have on loan and their due dates.

LONG TERM LOANS

Teaching and research staff can loan during the academic year (until 30 June). They must present this request form to the Library holding the collections. The authorization of the loan will be subject to criteria such as number of copies, number of uses, etc.

This loan can also be authorized for staff attached to other entities, such as UPV Services.

LAPTOP COMPUTER LOANS

At the second-floor laptop loan desk, we have Mac OS X and Windows laptops available for one day or seven days. This service is available to UPV students, both for undergraduates or PhD and master's students.

How can you borrow a laptop?

  • You must first fill out the online application form (valid for the entire academic year).

  • Then, request a hold on the computer model you prefer using Polibuscador and wait for a message that confirms its availability.

  • Once you received the message, before coming to pick up the computer you have to book an appointment.

Check the list of programs installed on computers: Toshiba, Fujitsu, HP y Macintosh.


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