Loans and Fines FAQs — University of Toronto Libraries Portal

By: Toronto  09-12-2011
Keywords: Books, libraries, loan

Can I view a list of the titles I have on loan?

How can I find out what is on reserve for my course, and can these materials be taken out of the library?

The Course Reserve feature is part of the

. You may search by name of your instructor, by course ID - for example, POL214, or by the course name. Loan periods may vary from one hour to five days. Reserve materials must be returned to the library from which they were borrowed.

May I return my books to any library on campus?

As a courtesy to the other borrowers, you are required to return your books to the library from which you borrowed them with the exception of books borrowed from UTM and UTSC. When a book has the status of "intransit", it is traveling to the owing library and cannot be borrowed or be placed on hold. Reserve materials must be returned to the library from which they were borrowed.

As a UofT student, do I need a library card to borrow books?

Can I borrow videos and DVDs from the library?

Most of the videos and DVDs in the may be borrowed for home use. This collection is on the third floor of Robarts Library (416-978-6520) . Videos and DVDs are also held in the and some college libraries. All  are included in the of the UofT Libraries.

What if a book is not checked out but is not on the shelf?

If you can not find a book on the shelf, ask the library staff in the library which owns the book for assistance.

How do I get books on Intercampus Delivery?

Can I pay my fines without coming to the library?

As a UofT student, what is the dollar amount of fines which will block my borrowing privileges?

Students are blocked at the point of owing $25.00 in fines.

How do I report a lost or stolen library card to prevent use until it can be replaced?

You can contact any library Loans Desk to report your lost or stolen library card, or phone Reader Registration at 416-978-7694 and leave a message. Your account will be blocked until you are able to replace the card, to prevent anyone else from fraudulent use.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Books, libraries, loan