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What are the library hours during the whole year?
Please see timetable here
Is the library open during study week leave?
Yes. The library is open from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Sunday to Thursday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, Closed on Fridays.
Can I borrow without my GUtech ID card?
No, you cannot borrow without your GUtech ID Card. It is also needed when using the printers.
How many items can I borrow at the same time?
You can borrow a maximum of 20 items at the same time.
Can I borrow two copies of the same title?
No. Libero does not permit borrowing duplicates.
How many days can I borrow a book?
Each student is given 14 calendar days to borrow a book.
Can I renew my loans and how many times?
You can renew your loans three times (3x) provided that there is no reservation for it. In case there is a reservation, the library has to recall the book from you.
Is there a fine for late return of items?
Yes. A 100 baisa per title per working day will be charged for late returns. Regular and special holidays are excluded in the computation of fines.
Are we notified of our due dates on borrowed items?
Yes. The Library regularly sends overdue claims via email. For long overdue loans, WhatsApp notification is used.
How can I contact the library when I am away?
The following medium are used to contact the library:
WhatsApp: +968 95439803
Telephone: +968 2206 1123
I have a busy day ahead of me, can I just bring food and eat it inside the Library?
No. Eating or bringing food or beverages is not allowed in the library. Water is provided near the computer lab.
Can someone who is not from GUtech use the library?
Yes, but he/she is not allowed to borrow a book for outside use. Printing/copying/scanning is not also provided for guest users.
Can I request for a library training even if I am alone?
Yes, the library gives training by individual or by group. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
I need an article or book but it is not available in GUtech library. What will I do?
You can request the article or book you needed via interlibrary loan. This will be requested from other libraries. Please email email@example.com for request.
I want to suggest a book for purchase. How can I do that?
You may suggest a book for purchase via web. Submit your request via myGUtech
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