Borrowing Privileges 

All actively employed Masdar Institute faculty, staff and registered students are eligible to borrow library materials. The maximum numbers each category can borrow are listed below:

  •  Faculty up to 10 items
  •  Students up to seven items.
  •  Staff up to five items. 

Loan Periods


  • Faculty one semester.
  • Students four weeks (one month).
  • Staff four weeks (one month).

Borrower’s Responsibility 

The library patron is personally responsible for any library material loaned out to him/her. He/she will be held financially responsible for the library materials borrowed. If an item is overdue, lost or damaged, the borrower is responsible for charges incurred for repair or replacement of the library item. A valid Library ID number/card is required to borrow any library materials. 

Renewal Policies 

Renewals of any circulating items are allowed a maximum of two consecutive times, unless another patron has placed a hold on the item. Renewals can be done online via library website or email. 

Holds and Recalls

 All library materials on loan are eligible for hold and recall.


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