Lending policies of Wageningen UR Library

Students and employees of Wageningen UR can borrow books with their WUR card. They are automatically registered as borrowers. Others need to pesent a valid ID (passport or driver's licence), in order to be registered as borrower of the library.
Photocopying facilities are available in most libraries.

Publications may be borrowed for 4 weeks. They must be returned before the loan period expires, unless a renewal of the loan period is permitted.
To renew a loan period, go to User information and services on the website of Wageningen UR Library. Then choose Status of loans and renewals. You can also contact the library where you borrowed the book or one of the lending desks of Wageningen UR Library. Renewal of the loan period is only possible if the book has not been requested by another user.

You will receive a warning by e-mail when the loan period expires.
You may then renew the loan period or return the publication(s). You will be asked for the barcode of the borrowed item. When the publications are not returned or the loan period is not extended, you will receive an e-mail weekly with an overview of the items that have not been returned and the fines that are still to be paid.


Charges of fines per 1 January 2007

In the 7th week an invoice with a minimum charge of € 40,00 plus € 15,00 handling will be sent to you.

Please noteThe library needs to have your correct e-mail address in order to use this system of warning messages. If you want to check whether the e-mail address in our borrowers registration database is correct, or if you want to change it, please contact the Lending Desk at your library. You can also phone the Lending Desk at Forum Library (0317 482250) or send an e-mail to forum.library@wur.nl.

The following types of documents cannot be borrowed:

Book reservations

If a book is out on loan, you can ask the library to reserve it for you. This service is free of charge.
More information.

Inter-Library Lending

Through inter-library lending (ILL), books and photocopies can be requested from any library in the Netherlands or abroad. For further information, contact the lending desk at forum.library@wur.nl or call 0317-482250.

Rules and regulations

The official rules and regulations of the Library are available in English and in Dutch.

send an e-mail to the Service Desk Wageningen Digital Library, 21 December 2010