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  • Scotland's Bird Club

    Borrowing Books


Borrowing terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to books taken out in person and those posted:

  • SOC members residing in the British Isles can borrow up to two books
  • Loans are for two months and are renewable if not required by another user. To renew, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Although we do not impose late return penalties, we do ask that you ensure a prompt return
  • Loaned books are the responsibility of the borrower; if any replacement or maintenance costs are incurred, these must be met by the borrower
  • Books on loan must not be taken overseas with the exception of foreign guides
  • Non-lendable books are indicated in the library catalogue; journals are reference only
  • The SOC reserves the right to refuse/withdraw a member’s borrowing entitlement if the terms and conditions are not followed


SOC brings together like-minded individuals with a passion for birds, nature and conservation through a programme of talks, outings, conferences and via the Club’s quarterly journal, Scottish Birds.