All Technion students, faculty members, adjunct teachers, and employees are entitled to borrow books from the Architecture and Town Planning library free of charge.
External readers (non-Technion) should apply to the Central library for details of the registration (fee may be charged).
Undergraduate students can borrow up to 25 books. Graduate students and faculty members can borrow up to 50 books.
|Month/two weeks||No marking on spine of book|
|One week||Yellow strip on spine|
|Overnight – not renewable||Yellow/red strip on spine|
|Not for loan, library use only||Red strip on spine|
Automatic renewal system
The library operates an automatic renewal system. Loans can be renewed under the following conditions: no overdue books (past and present), no restrictions on library account, no request for a book by other readers. Books borrowed for overnight use cannot be renewed. Readers will be notified by email three days before the due date if a book cannot be renewed.
Returning library loans
Books should be returned to the circulation desk. Books may be returned to the book drop near the entrance to the library. Readers are responsible for returning books on time.
Report lost items to the circulation desk. Librarians will explain your options for replacing the lost material.
Book reservation (hold requests)
Readers can use online library catalog to reserve books.
Readers can reserve books borrowed by other readers.
Readers can reserve books that are not on loan.
It is not possible to reserve books for a specific date.
It is not possible to reserve books with the loan status "overnight".
Reading materials for courses
It is essential for the library to receive lists of reading materials for courses before the beginning of a semester. It is possible to prepare electronic reprints in accordance with the "fair use " principles (see link below).
Electronic reprints will be uploaded to the Technion Moodle. Lecturer has to open a course site in the Technion Moodle.