Please Note: Please arrange to borrow, reserve or renew books at
the Issue Desk or over the telephone (ext. 33202) before 22:00 on
weekdays or 17:00 on Saturdays. Please use the red book return box
in the corridor outside Lecture Theatre 1 when the Library is closed.
Finding a book
The library catalogue (eUCLid)
details all books held in the Medical Library. Help on using the online catalogue
can be found from the UCL Library Services Printed
Guides page or by asking a member of library staff. eUCLid contains holdings
information for all UCL libraries; resources located at the Medical Library
are marked Royal Free and it is possible to filter eUCLid records to retrieve
Borrowing and renewing books
There are four categories of books available in the Medical Library and these
can be borrowed as follows:
||One week loan
||Two week loan
||Eight week loan
||White or Yellow
|Length of loan
||Cannot be borrowed
(per overdue day)
Please carry your library card with you as books cannot be issued
to you without it.
UCL undergraduate and masters students can borrow up to 10 books,
UCL MPhil/PhD students can borrow up to 20 books and UCL staff have
unlimitted borrowing. NHS staff can borrow up to 10 books.
Books can be renewed, provided they have not been reserved by another
user. You can do this yourself via eUCLid, by visiting any of the
UCL Library Services Issue Desks or by telephone. It is your responsibility
to ensure that your books are returned or renewed in time.
If all copies of an item are on loan, you can make a reservation using eUCLid or
by asking at the Issue Desk.
If you return your books late you will be fined.
If your outstanding fines exceed £20.00 your account will be
suspended and you will not be able to renew your books or borrow
any other items. Please visit the library or contact the Issue Desk
on ext. 33202 if this happens.
Clinical Governance Collection
This is a collection of materials to assist users in achieving clinical governance.
The collection includes:
- clinical governance related journals eg clinical guidelines
- textbooks on audit, risk management and other clinical governance
- NHS/DoH published material
This collection will continue to expand.
The reference section is situated on the ground floor and includes
bibliographies, data books, dictionaries, directories, guides to
research and scientific writing, grants registers etc. Reference
materials cannot be borrowed.
This page last modified
17 June, 2009