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This is the charge that is made if a book is returned after the end of the loan period or 'overdue'. Information about the fines for overdue items can be found in Library Essentials.

Flying Start

The scheme that provides eligible students with a bespoke package of materials for their course chosen by the teaching team. This ranges from key reading materials, protective clothing, software and membership of professional bodies. Further details can be found on the Flying Start Libguide.


The term used to describe large sized books within this library. They can be borrowed in the same way as other books and can be found on separate shelves on Floor 1 of the library.

Full text

Refers to journal articles where the whole article is available (as opposed to just the abstract).