SOAS University of London

SOAS Library

Frequently Asked Questions

The following questions are frequently asked by Library users. Click on the question to be taken to the relevant web page:

  1. What are your opening times?
  2. How do I join the library?
  3. I'm a new SOAS staff, how do I get my ID card
  4. I've forgotten my library card, how can I get in?
  5. I've lost my card, what can I do?
  6. Where can I find the book I need?
  7. How many items can I borrow?
  8. Who can borrow?
  9. How do I pay fines or fees?
  10. How can I renew my books?
  11. Can I renew a recalled book?
  12. How can I reserve a book?
  13. What do I do if I have lost a book?
  14. How will the Library get in touch with me if necessary?
  15. What should I do before I take leave?
  16. Are there photocopying facilities in the library?
  17. How can I top up my printing credits?
  18. How can I change my password?
  19. Where do I get information on Wifi access?
  20. Can I bring a guest to the Library?

If you have any more questions about the Library please contact us or use the Library A-Z Index to find the information you require.