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Below is just a brief summary, for more details on the rates of fines, see:

Loan Rules - 6. Rate of Fines  (please scroll down)

 

Students, Personal & Corporate Members

When books on loan are not returned by the due date a grace period of 3 days is given to all members. Fines are imposed on the fourth day after the due date of the book. There is no grace period for loans of bound periodicals, RBR (2 hour loan) and 7-day loan book (with location HOLDSHELF) & other special material.

 

Academic Staff & Non-Academic Staff (excluding A*STAR members)

When books on loan are not returned by the due date, a grace period of 14 days is given to all members. Fines are imposed on the 15th day after the due date of the book. There is no grace period for loans of bound periodicals, RBR (2 hour loan) , 7-day loan book (with location HOLDSHELF) and other special items & other special material.

 

Fines are not imposed on days where the library is not open.

Members with unpaid fines and debts will have their library borrowing, renewing and reserving privileges temporarily suspended until these liabilities have been paid.

NUS may also impose restrictions for amounts owing to the university by restricting entry to the CORS system or Exam results. 

 

If the item is not overdue (does not carry a fine) yet, you can try to do an online renewal to extend the due date of the item.

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