By accessing our library spaces and collections, you are implicitly consenting to adhere to the library policies, rules and regulation, which is clearly outlined here.
These rules are applicable for all types of the library rooms, Instruction Room, Mini Cinema, Makerspace and common learning areas:
Any patrons found to be in breach of any terms within the Library Rules and Regulations or guilty of misconduct for inappropriate behaviour, librarians reserve the right to restrict patrons from subsequent room booking or subject of disciplinary action, if they violate any of the rules and regulations mentioned above.
Disciplinary actions may amount to warning being issued (by Student Affairs Office) and/or any compliance needed to be adhered to during the stipulated period of time. Examples of violations of library rules and regulations, misconduct, or actions that may be considered misdemeanours include (but are not limited to) the following instances:
Loud or Disruptive Behaviour. Engaging in loud conversations, fighting, shouting, talking on the phone, or making excessive noise can disrupt other library patrons who are trying to study or concentrate.
Vandalism or Damage to library property. writing or drawing on library materials, furniture, window or walls, as well as intentionally damaging library property, is unacceptable behaviour that affects the resources available for other patrons.
Harassment or Intimidation. Behaviours such as bullying, threatening or intimidating others, making derogatory remarks, or engaging in unwelcome advances are not tolerated in a library environment.
Improper Use of Technology. Using library computers or personal devices for illegal activities, accessing inappropriate or explicit content, or violating copyright laws are examples of inappropriate technology use in a library.
Failure to Comply with Library Policies. Disregarding library policies, such as ignoring borrowing limits, failing to return items on time, stealing of reading material(s) or not adhering to the library’s code of conduct or rules and regulations, can be considered inappropriate behaviour.
Library aims to establish a favorable and pleasant learning environment for all patrons. Library staff members are responsible for enforcing policies and maintaining order, and they may address and intervene in situations involving inappropriate behaviour, with or without security authority.