Loan periods and fees

If you borrow material from us, please make sure to check our guidelines for loan periods and fees for exceeding these.

Books and hourglasses
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Loan period

The loan period is usually one month, unless otherwise stated.
You can renew your loan for up to six months from your account.

Reminders and recall notices

We will send out a reminder five days before the due date.

  1. A recall notice is sent out two days after the due date.
  2. A recall notice is sent out eight days after the due date. A fee of 25 DKK is also added.
  3. A recall notice is sent out 31 days after the due date and an addititional fee of 25 DKK is added.

Certain types of users are exempt from recall fees. See Regulations for Det Kgl. Bibliotek.

If the material is still not returned, a compensation case is then created. The compensation case, which includes the book's price and a collection fee of 150 DKK, is placed under Fees in the user's account.

The user is blocked if there are amounts due of 200 DKK and more.

Companies are blocked if there are amounts due of 1,000 DKK and more.