Library users are free to borrow items from any of the college libraries in the University of Dodoma.
If the item is renewed more than once, the library reserves the right to shorten the normal loan period or recall the library material before the due date when urgently required by other users.
Different categories of users have different borrowing privileges. Please, read borrowing privileges and overdue penalties in the UDOM library policy or in the Webpage section on overdue penalties.
The member of library services has the right to borrow a book though the privileges differ. Academic staff are allowed to borrow books not exceeding four for a month, postgraduate students do not exceed three books for two weeks, undergraduate students do not exceed two books for two weeks, and external members are allowed only through interlibrary loan two copies for two weeks and if allowed, it should be by writing by the director of library services.
Each borrower is required to present his/her identity card at the circulation desks in the library.
Any borrower who fails to return books on the date due, shall be liable to a fine of 500 TAS per book per day until the book has been returned. Any staff who refuses to pay the fines or replacement of lost books; costs of such lost books including fines shall be recovered from his/her salary through the bursar`s office. In addition, borrowing privileges for such a person will be suspended until the overdue fine is paid. The students who do not pay the fines or replace lost books, costs for such books will be recovered from their caution money.Alternatively, their statement of results, transcripts and certificates may be withheld until they have paid what they are required to.