Borrowing

To find books in the library search for them using FINDit.

Loan entitlement

Full and part-time undergraduate students: 15
Students may borrow a maximum of 5 items from Merthyr Tydfil College Library

Full and part-time taught postgraduate students: 15
Students may borrow a maximum of 5 items from Merthyr Tydfil College Library

Staff and postgraduate research students: 25
Staff and researchers may borrow a maximum of 10 items from Merthyr Tydfil College Library

External: 6
There is no external membership loan entitlement at Merthyr Tydfil College Library

SCONUL Access: 5

Loan periods for USW stock (NB. Merthyr items may have different loan periods)

Loan periods vary and are indicated by coloured tape on the book spines.
loan periods

Returning Items

You can return your items to any of our campus libraries. There are several ways to return your loans.

Self-service Returns

We have a number self-service points in our libraries, which you can use to return books and DVDs/CDs. The self-service system instantly updates your library record and issues a receipt.

Book Return Box
A secure Book Return Box outside the entrances to the Glyntaff and Treforest libraries will allow you to deposit items when our buildings are closed. The Book Return Boxes are emptied at 9:00 Monday to Friday.