The Open University


The Ingeborg Rennert Library

Loan Policy

Who can borrow books?

  Number of books Loan period
Undergraduate / Graduate students up to 5 books 3 weeks, Automatic renewals up to 4 months.
Alumni up to 3 books 3 weeks, Automatic renewals up to 9 weeks.
Faculty and staff Status related Status related


In case an item is requested by another patron, a message will then be sent out (mail / SMS), for the item to be returned, and a renewal will not be possible.

Returning books

Books should be returned by the due datedue date, in person or via registered mail.


The fine for a late return is 5 NIS per item, per day.

Reserving books

Loaned books may be requested, using the "request" button next to the book title. The student will be notified by SMS/email when a copy becomes available, and the item will be put on hold for 10 days.