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1 Borrowing
     Admission to the library is conditional upon the possession of a university ID card, or a library card. The circulation desk is located at the lobby of the library building on the second floor. All the books are borrowed or returned here.


2 Circulation Rules and Privileges
    Upon presenting a valid card, patrons can borrow books subject to the loan quotas and loan periods listed below.


Categories of borrowers 

Loan quota

Period

Hold quota

Renewals allowed

Faculty

25 copies 

1 month 

3 copies

three times

Graduate students

25 copies

1 month

3 copies

three times

Undergraduate students 

15 copies

1 month

   3 copies

three times

Health Care Workers

10 copies

1month 

3 copies

three times

3 Holds
    Using their hold quota, patrons can place holds online on books that have been checked out to other users. A reservation notice will be sent to the patron concerned once the requested item is available. The requested item has to be checked out in 4 days, or it will be cancelled automatically.


4 Renewals
    Books of circulation nature may be renewed online by borrowers provided that no one else has placed holds on the books.


5 Recalls
    Five days before date due, a recall notice will be sent to the patron who has registered email address in the library automatic system. The patron will need to return the recalled book on or before the due dates. Overdue fines will be levied for late returns of recalled books.


6 Returns
    You can return books at the circulation desk. During the closed hours of the library, books can be placed in the book drops located in front of the library building.


7 Overdue Fines
    Late return of recalled items will incur fines¥0.20 per item per calendar.  

 

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This file last modified 12/01/01