Loan Period
Library members are entitled to borrow up to 5 items at any given time. Students of MA and PhD courses are allowed to borrow up to 15 items. The loan period is 1 calendar month.  After this time books can be renewed, if items have not been reserved by another member.

Renewals may be done in person at the college, by phone, email, or online using your account login. To contact the library, email or call 0141 552 4040 during library working hours.

Before the due date of renewal, a courtesy email will be sent informing you of the pending due date. After the due date has past, you will be sent an overdue notice.

Overdue Fines and Notices
A notice letter will be sent after the due date of return. Overdue fines are £0.20 per day per item. Borrowing privileges may be suspended, if the overdue fee is £5 or more.  Users will receive a monthly reminder letter. After 3 months, items may be considered as lost and charged for accordingly.

Unpaid Library Fines and/or Other Charges
Students are required to pay all overdue fees and fines before graduating.

Lost and Damaged Books
Members are required to pay for damaged or lost books, by paying an amount equivalent to the replacement cost of the book.

Logging In to Your Account Online
To access your account, go to  To log into Heritage Online User Account, please use your Reader Code (Barcode on Library Membership Card) and your personal PIN. If your PIN is invalid, please contact  or call 0141 552 4040 during Library working hours.

Students of Scottish School of Christian Mission are automatically enrolled in the library. The library also welcomes external members. The annual fee for former students of BTI, NBC, GBC, ICC or SSCM is £30; for all others, external membership is £40 per year. To join, please complete the form on the library leaflet, visit, or send an email to Initial library membership is for a minimum period of one year.

All new members will be provided with a library card. Please email to arrange a time to collect this card and to be given an introduction to the library.

Reference services
The library offers reference services and research assistance to help with assignments, dissertations and theses for students.  This service is available from the librarian in person or by email

College information
All library members will be sent news about the college and the library from time to time. Please email if you do not want to receive this information.