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Academic Partnerships reciprocal borrowing scheme

Academic Partnerships (Partner Colleges) reciprocal borrowing scheme

A library-to-library support service between Plymouth University Library and its partner college libraries for Plymouth University students and some college teaching staff on University programmes in a partner college.

Services available:

  • Loan service from the University Library to your College library - borrow books from the University Library without travelling to Plymouth
  • Journal articles and book chapters can be scanned and emailed free of charge directly to you via your College Library. Copyright Limits apply.
  • Full access to the University Library's e-resources and student portal:

Students: computing accounts generated as part of enrolment

Staff: college staff teaching on a Foundation degree or supporting learning (e.g. Librarians) can apply for a computing account (known as a RUT Account: Registered University Teacher).

Forms should be returned to Academic Partnerships.

  • Tailored guidance for Partnership staff and students on how to access the library's print and electronic resources is available: Plymouth Library Guide for Academic Partnerships

    A Plymouth University card (enables books to be borrowed in person and library study rooms to be booked.):

: Apply for a card via the Academic Partnerships Student Study File (return the form to your College HE Office)

Staff can apply here (under RUTs). Please return the completed application to the Academic Partnerships address stated on the form.

  • Reciprocal borrowing scheme: apply to join up to 3 Academic Partnership libraries


Partnership Loans (for posting books to colleges/scaning of articles and chapters)

Charles Seale-Hayne Library, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth. PL4 8AA
Telephone: 01752 588766

Email: partnershiploans@plymouth.ac.uk

Academic Partnerships (for queries relating to RUT accounts and University card applications)

Academic Partnerships Faculty Office, Plymouth University, 3rd Floor Hepworth House, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA

Email: academicpartnerships@plymouth.ac.uk
Modified 04/07/2019