Self Service

Mackerras and Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Rooms

1. Take the book to the staff desk and show it to the member of staff on duty.

2. Staff will check the book complies with the photocopying regulations (what can I copy myself?)

3. You can then make your copies at the photocopiers in the Enquiries Area.

4. Log in or swipe your library card at the copier in order to collect your printing, make copies or scan. The first time you use it, see the ‘How-To Guide’ located by the copier for instructions.

If you are not clear about operating the photocopier, staff will be happy to assist you, but will not be able to make copies for you.

Charles Wendell David Reading Room

1. Take the book to the staff desk, together with your University or library card, and give them to the member of staff on duty.

2. Staff will make a preliminary check that the book complies with the photocopying regulations (what can I copy myself?).

3. You can then take the book to the copier in the photocopier room (adjacent to reading room).

4. Log in or swipe your library card at the copier in order to make copies or scan. The first time you use it, see the ‘How-To Guide’ located by the copier for instructions.

5. When you have finished, please return the book to the staff desk.

If you are not clear about operating the photocopier, staff will be happy to assist you, but will not be able to make copies for you.

Under no circumstances may you take a book out of any building.

If you are found taking a book out of a building, you will be dealt with under normal security procedures. We will not accept any explanation that you intended to take the book for photocopying. Books may not be transferred between reading rooms in the same building without the explicit permission of a member of reading room staff. 

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