^ Back to Top

Discipline in the Library

DISCIPLINE IN THE LIBRARY:

  • All materials taken out of the library must be issued by the library staff at the circulation desk. Any attempt to exit the library with material that has not been issued will be considered as attempted theft. Please ensure that you properly check out any books taken out of the library's premises.
  • Any attempt to marking, highlighting or underlining text, writing upon or folding pages, cut, rip or remove pages or sections of library books will be considered as mutilation of library material. The borrower will be held responsible for the damage. Incidents of theft or mutilation will be reported to University authorities and treated as a breach of KSAU-HS disciplinary code of conduct. All cases will be dealt in accordance with the University's disciplinary procedure. Penalties can range from fines to expulsion of students.
  • If requested by the library staff, users should submit any book or personal material for inspection. All books must be shown to the staff at the library exit for verification.
  • Any verbal or physical abuse against the library staff will be reported to COP administration and treated as a violation of the University's code of conduct according to the student by-laws.
  • Complete silence should be observed in the library public areas, except for brief and subdued talk with the library staff at library counters
  • Eating, drinking or smoking is strictly prohibited in the library.
  • Creating any disturbance or noise, or use of electronic gadgets such as audio players, radios and Walkman’s or cell phone will not permitted in the library. Violators are liable to be questioned and confronted.
  • Personal belongings should be left outside the library at the risk and responsibility of the owner. The library disclaims any liability for loss or damage.
  • The library follows international copyright laws; complete books or journal issues cannot be photocopied.
  • Only library materials will be photocopied or print maximum of 10 pages at a time per patron. Personal notes and documents cannot be photocopied.