Do I have to pay to borrow items?
No, the loan service is free
How many items can I borrow?
You can borrow up to 15 items at any one time (of which a maximum of 4 DVDs / Videos, 4 CD Roms, 4 language learning programmes and 4 spoken word CDs) along with 8 CDs.
How long can I borrow items for?
28 days for a book, a language learning programme, spoken word items, a periodical (7 days in Dorigny) or a CD and 14 days for a DVD/Video or a CD Rom.
Can I renew items?
You can renew items for up to two more loan periods provided they have not been reserved by another user.
What happens if my items are overdue?
Starting the day following the return date, a fine of CHF 0.20 per day / per overdue item will be charged.
Can I reserve items?
You can reserve an item currently on loan. Once the requested item has been returned to the BCU, you are informed that it is available for collection. This service is free of charge.