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A guide to Library words and phrases


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We try not to use jargon, but sometimes we do.  This guide aims to translate some frequently used words and phrases. 

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To stop an item that is on loan to another borrower being renewed - you will join a queue for the item if others have also reserved it. You can also reserve items that are available on the shelf at one site to be delivered to another for collection.

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