How do I borrow from the Library?
All you need to borrow from the Library is your University Campus Oldham ID card. Please make sure you carry it with you when on campus.
What can I borrow?
University Campus Oldham Library has over 20,117 books and 1,630 E-books to support the courses here at UCO. You can also borrow DVDs and a range of equipment such as laptops, wireless presenters, voice recorders and memory card readers. Print journals are for use in the Library only.
How many items can I borrow?
The borrowing limit for all students is 10 books that is 1 week loans and 3 week loans combined.
Undergraduate and Foundation students
You can borrow 10 books at any one time. This total of 10 books can be any combination of standard or one week loans.
Specific needs students
Specific Needs Students can also borrow any combination of 10 books at one time, but receive a longer loan period on Standard Loan books of four weeks. Please see a member of Library staff if you need any further information. For information on how to apply for Specific Needs Student status, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
How long can I borrow items from the Library?
Most of our books are either standard loan, which is three weeks, or one week loan. The different loan types are clearly labelled, but if you need clarification just ask. You will receive the due dates of your books when you borrow them, either stamped in the book by a member of staff, or on the receipt from the self service machine. You can check the due dates of your items via the library catalogue. A number of books are reference, which are for use in the library only. Most equipment is issued for one week. Please ask a member of staff for further information.