Borrow a book from the Library

Staff and students can borrow books freely from the Institute Libraries. Loans are performed using the self-check workstation.  Books can be borrowed for two weeks and renewed for an additional two weeks if no hold requests have been made for the title. When due, books must be returned to the library. Visiting scientists can request to borrow books using the following form

Books can be borrowed 24/7 via the library’s self-check system. The self-check workstations are located next to the counters in every Faculty library and are accessible to any user with a valid employee card.

Use a self-check workstation

There are three self-check workstations, one in Life Science and chemistry library and two in Mathematics Library.

  1. Scan your employee card or enter your Weizmann ID 
    **If you don’t know your Weizmann ID, you cannot use the self-check workstation to borrow a book. You can manually fill in a paper checkout form and leave it in the box on the circulation counter.
  2. Click Submit
  3. Scan or type the barcode of the book you want to borrow The barcode can be found inside of the front cover.
  4. Click Submit
  5. The loan is complete once a line confirming the loan appears. If you have more items, scan them one by one and click the Submit Button after each one.
  6. After you finish, end the session by clicking on the End Session button. If for any reason the process doesn’t succeed, you can manually fill in a book card and leave it in the box on the circulation counter.