Obtain your student card (Student ID) from the Student Services.
Register at your respective Faculty/Centre Library. Please visit mnu.edu.mv/opac to register online.
Upon registration, you will receive a user name and password for accessing the libraries OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)
Please note that all material returned after the due date attracts an overdue fine. To avoid overdue fines please return the items on or before the due date stamped on the item.
Borrower loan duration are as follows:-
Academic Staff, PHD students & Council members can borrow 20 books for a semester.
Part-time lecturers can borrow 10 books for a semester.
Postgraduate and undergraduate students can borrow 10 books for 4 weeks.
Diploma level, administrative staff, and Alumni members can borrow 6 books for 4 weeks.
Short loans are issued for 3 days for all the registered members
Restricted loans are issued for 3 hours for all the registered members
Closed reserve items are issued for 3 hours to be used within the Libraries for all the registered members
The library has a fines system for overdue items to ensure resources are available for all students.
Please note that the library is under no obligation to send reminder notices either by phone, e-mail or post.
Any borrower failing to return or renew borrowed library material by the due date shall be liable to pay a fine calculated on the following basis.
|Type of Loan||Fine amount|
|General Library||MRF 2.00 per day for the first 5 days and MRF 3.00per day afterward|
|short loan (SL) / CDs||MRF 3.00 per day for the first 2 days and MRF 5.00 per day afterward|
|Restricted loan (RL) & Closed Reserve (CR)||MRF 3.00 per hour|
Fines are calculated from the due date/time including holidays.
Please return library material on time to avoid overdue fines.
If a book is overdue for 40 days, the loaned book is considered as lost.
For lost books you need to pay the replacement cost, penalty for losing and overdue charges.