External Members & Alumni

APPLYING FOR LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP

One Day Membership

Users wishing to access the library on a day-to-day basis may pay an entry fee of 20 baht per day. The entry fee covers as many entries at as many branches as required in the course of the day stamped on the coupon. Borrowing books is not permitted under this class of membership.

Applying for One Day Membership:

  1. Purchase an entry coupon at the front counter of the library.
     
  2. At the Pridi Banomyong Library, please present your Thai National ID card to a library staff in order to record the entry information.

Annual Membership

Alumni of Thammasat University, current students of other institutions, secondary school students years 4 to 6 and various other professionals may apply for Annual Membership to the library.

Annual Members may make unlimited use of the services at any of library branches. Borrowing books is not permitted under this class of membership.

Applying for Annual Membership: 

  1. Request for an application form at either the Pridi Banomyong Library at the ThaPrachan campus or the Puey Ungpakorn Libraryat the Rangsit campus.
     
  2. Application requires the following proof of identity:

    x 2 portrait photographs measuring 2 inches
    x Thai National ID card
    x Letter of certification from organization/institute of affiliation
    x Annual membership fee is 500 baht

Alumni

TU Alumni must present a member club/association card of Thammasat University without paying an entry fee of 20 baht (One Day Membership fee). For borrowing books, please apply for Associate Membership.


Associate Membership

Applying for Associate Membership:

  1. Request for an application form at the Pridi Banomyong Library, ThaPrachan campus.
     
  2. Application requires the following proof of identity:

    x 2 portrait photographs measuring 2 inches.
    x Thai National ID card
    x Document certifying educational background
    x Letter of certification from organization/institute of affiliation
    x Associate Membership fee is 4,000 baht 

Members must also put down a 2,000 baht deposit to borrow books or other materials. This deposit will be returned at the end of the membership period.


BORROWING RULES

External users who have applied for Associate Membership reserve the following borrowing privileges. 

No. of items No. of days Renewals allowed Holds allowed
5 15 unlimited 3 items

Note: Not more than 2 English books.


RENEWING MATERIALS

  1. Every Library Member may extend their borrowing period as many times as needed by accessing the Library Catalog website.

  2. Library Members may not renew an item for which another Library Member has placed a request. Once a hold has been placed, the system will automatically prevent the item from being renewed.

  3. Library Members may not renew items if they have outstanding overdue charges on their account. If they are unable to settle your outstanding fees but must renew an item, they may speak to a librarian who can make a one-time exception on their behalf. This one-time exemption will be recorded in the system.

  4. If a patron is unable to renew an item themselves, please contact a library staff at the counter.


RESERVING MATERIALS/PLACING HOLD(S)

Library members may place hold on item(s) when the online catalog shows the status of the item as “Checked Out”.
 


FINES/OVERDUE CHARGES

There is no borrowing fees at TU Libraries, But the overdue charges is applied in case your borrowing material(s) is overdue.

Type of Material Overdue Charges
Book / Thesis / Document 5          baht/day 
Reserve Book 10          baht/day 
Accompanying Material (General) 5          baht/day 
Accompanying Material (1 days) 10        baht/day
Accompanying Material (3 days) 10        baht/day
Accompanying Material (7 days) 10        baht/day
Accompanying Material (2 hours) 10        baht/day