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Department of History and Philosophy of Science

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Overdue books

Overdue books

All borrowers sign an undertaking to return books by the specified due date when they register, and we ask you to abide by this.

The Whipple Library does not charge fines for overdue books at present. However, undergraduates who return books late 3 times in one term will be suspended from borrowing for a week.

If you are genuinely unable to return books by the due date because of illness or other circumstances beyond your control, please contact us as soon as possible to let us know, so we can update your record.

We would rather spend staff time on maintaining and improving other services than on chasing overdue books, so thank you for your co-operation in this matter!


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