Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing, Renew, Return Policy, Library Notices and Fines

ÖzÜ Library borrowing rules are applied according to the type of user as follows:

 

  Undergraduate  Graduate  Personnel (Academic and Administrative)
Item # Period (Day/Hour) Item # Period (Day/Hour) Item # Period (Day/Hour)
Book 10 30 day 20 item 30 day  30 60 day 
DVD 3 3 day  3 item 3 day  3 3 day
Reserve (Hourly) 5 2 hour 5 item 2 hour  5  2 hour 
Reserve (Daily) 3 day 5 item 3 day 5 3 day
IT Equipment 1* 1 1 day 1 item  1 day  1 day
IT Equipment 2** 1 4 hour 1 item 4 hour  4 hour 
Periodical 3 3 day  3 item 3 day  3 3 day 
Games 1 1 day  1 item 1 day   1 1 day 
* Academic and Administrative Staff: Projector, Laptop, Document Camera,
* Undergraduate and Graduate Students: External DVD, Speaker, Mouse
** Video Camera, Camera, Tripod, Calculator, Converter (VGA to HDMI)
Borrowing is made from the information desks or "self-check" machine located at the entrances of the library.
Renewal before due date is done as follows;
You can perform the following activities by using your online account at https://discover.ozyegin.edu.tr/iii/encore/myaccount
 
  • Check you borrowed items,
  • Renew books and DVDs,
  • See items on hold,
  • See outstanding fines (if any),
  • See borrowing history
 
Returning of Borrowed Materials 
 
Books and other resources can be returned by using the return box located at the entrance of the library or handing them out to the librarian at the information desks. Overdue materials are subject to fines according to the user group and resource type. 
A borrowed resource can be recalled by the library if necessary. In that case, the user is notified with the new due date. Overdue is applicable with the new due date.
 
Notices
 
Notices are sent before and after the due date of an item. The notices are only sent as a reminder, the user is responsible to return items on time and keep track of overdue procedures. User can follow her / his account online, by telephone or face-to-face at the information desks, and by sending e-mail to library@ozyegin.edu.tr.

 

Fines
 
A fine is processed onto the user account when the item is overdue or damaged/lost. E-mail  is sent to the user if the item is overdue.
User is responsible to return items on her / his account on time and keep track of overdue procedure. User can follow her account online, by telephone or face-to-face at the information desks, and by sending e-mail to library@ozyegin.edu.tr. User is responsible to pay the fines occurred on her /his account except situations with health problem (with doctor report) or natural disaster.
Late Return: All borrowed items are subject to be returned before the due date or renewed if applicable regarding  item type. The following fees will be applied when late return happens. Fines are implemented daily or hourly due to the character of borrowing period only effective for the opening hours of the library.

Daily 2 TL Book, DVD, reserve (daily), IT equipment type 1, games
Hourly 2 TL Reserve (hourly), IT equipment type 2

The lost resource process is as follows for students, stakeholders and external users: 

Borrow a new item or renew other items on the account,
Process the application of registration suspension,
Return the materials provided while registration,
Receive the graduation diploma.
 

For payment; Fibabanka Özyeğin Branch TR340010300000000003473964.

Lost or Damaged Library Item: It is important to let the library know by phone or face-to-face at the information desks, or by sending e-mail to library@ozyegin.edu.tr as soon as an item is lost/damaged. Lost item’ fee for students, stakeholders, and external members is the total of current price of the item, 25 TL process fee and for overdue. This amount is calculated without adding the late fee for academic and administrative staff.
User’s library account is cleared and activated after receiving the receipt paid to the University’s bank account. For payment; Fibabanka Özyeğin Branch TR340010300000000003473964.