Answered By: Shananda Hinsey
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2018     Views: 217

Photocopies can be made for $0.10 cents per page (black and white) or $1.25 per page (color) by purchasing a copy card. Copy cards can be purchased at the Circulation Desk of the Harry C. Moore Library for $5. 38 (VAT inclusive). Copy cards are rechargeable with a mandatory $1.00 minimum.

Interlibrary Loan

Books and articles not available in the collections of the UB Libraries may be obtained from other libraries through interlibrary loan or a document delivery service. Requests can be submitted online ( or placed at the Reference/Information Desk at each library. The interlibrary loan service is free of charge to UB students, faculty and staff.

Bibliographic and Information Literacy Sessions

Reference librarians are available to conduct individual and/or group sessions. The sessions are designed to provide users with knowledge about the library resources, services and programmes while demonstrating search strategy skills which users can have for life- long learning.


Individual and group tours are conducted on request. Please contact the Reference Librarian at the particular library or email to

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

The University of The Bahamas Library is the national distribution agency that assigns ISBN for new or republished books. The ISBN is a unique identifier which is assigned by a publisher to each book printed.


The Cataloguing Unit within the library provides this service to local publishers when they are at the galley proof stage of the publishing process. This preliminary record assigns suggested subject headings and a call number, along with other bibliographic details, such as, whether the title will include an index or colour photos. 

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