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Borrowing Rules

 

4.6 CIRCULATION/BORROWING POLICY

4.6.1: Journals are not included in the circulations.

4.6.2: Circulation books are loaned for requests made in person.

4.6.3: Books should be returned on or before the due date.

4.6.4: Recalls for borrowed materials are made from time to time personally, through the phone or by e-mail for the following reasons:

  • Materials are long overdue.
  • Urgent need by other library customers, even if the library materials are not yet due.
  • Inventory purposes.

4.6.5: Copy No. 1 should never be circulated and remain in the library only as a reference.

4.6.6: Multivolume books are given the uniform title or the series title so that they will be shelved in the same location.

 

4.7 FOR FACULTY:

4.7.1: Faculty is allowed to borrow 4 books at one time.

4.7.2: The book loan period is for 30 days only.

4.7.3: Book can be renewed on or before due date if not in demand.

4.7.4: A total of 3 overdue notices will be sent starting three days before the due date and every three days consecutively.

4.7.5: An overdue fine of 5 SR per day per book will be charged.

4.7.6: Recall: The borrower will be notified to return overdue items to the library either by email or phone call.

4.7.7: Borrowing privileges of Faculty members and employees with overdue accounts (unreturned books and / or unpaid library fines) are suspended until they settle their library accountabilities. However, they may use the library materials inside the library premises only.

 

4.8 FOR STUDENTS:

4.8.1: Students may borrow 2 books at any one time.

4.8.2: The student loan period is 14 days.

4.8.3: Renewal for student loans is 7 days only (renewal maybe done only twice).

4.8.4: A total of 3 overdue notices will be sent starting three days before the due date and every three days consecutively.

4.8.5: An overdue fine of 2 SR per day per book will be charged.

4.8.6: Recall: The borrower will be notified to return overdue items to the library either by email or phone call.

 

4.10 Book Reservation:

Books will be reserved for 24 hours only. If the borrower did not collect the book from the library during this period, the book will be returned on the shelf.

 

4.11 Missing or Damaged Items:

In case of lost or severely damaged items, the borrower will pay according to the formula below:

Replacement of Same Book + Processing Fee 30 SR + Overdue Fines