Circulation Service


Circulation service is a service provided for all registered member of MNU Library.

To Borrow from the Library

  • Obtain your student card (Student ID) from the Student Services.
  • Register at your respective Faculty/Centre Library. You should have your student ID OR course enrolment letter for registration.
  • Upon registration you will receive a user name and password for accessing the libraries OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)

Please note that all material returned after the due date attract an overdue fine. To avoid overdue fines please return the items on or before the due date stamped on the item.

Types of Loans
General Library Material: The general borrowing duration for students is 2 weeks.
Short Loan (SL): Material marked as “SL” will be issued for a duration of 3 days.
Restricted Loan (RL): Material marked as “RL” will be issued for 3 hours. These can also be borrowed for overnight. These are generally material marked as core texts for specific subjects, or other high demand material.
Reference (R): Material marked as “R” is only to be referred in the library.

Overdue Fines
The library has a fines system for overdue items to ensure resources are available for all students.
Please note that the library is under no obligation to send reminder notices either by phone, e-mail or post.
Any borrower failing to return or renew borrowed library material by the due date shall be liable to pay a fine calculated on the following basis.

Type of Loan Fine amount
General Library material on loan MRf 2.00 per day for the first 5 days and   MRf 3.00per day afterwards
Material on short loan (SL) / CDs MRf 3.00 per day for the first 2 days and   MRf 5.00 per day afterwards
Material on Restricted loan (RL) MRf 3.00 per hour

Fines are calculated from the due date/time including holidays.
Please return library material on time to avoid overdue fines.