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Rules and Regulations - ADMU Students, Faculty, Administrators and Staff

Guidelines for ADMU Students and Faculty

  • Entry:
    • Students are required to present their identification cards upon entry into the Library.
    • The identification card must be worn within the library premises and presented for all transactions in the library.
    • The Library Director or any member of the staff has the right to request any person within the premises of the Library to present his/her ID or to confiscate it for violation of library rules.
    • Anybody found without a valid ID may be requested to leave the Library premises.
    • Anybody caught using the ID of another person to gain entry into, to borrow materials from, or to avail of other library services may be recommended for disciplinary action by the Librarian.
  • Departure:
    • Before leaving the library, library users should make sure that they leave behind any material that has not been properly borrowed.
    • Unauthorized taking out of the library materials is a violation of the library's rules and regulations.

Only currently enrolled students, faculty, professionals, administrators, and staff of the Loyola Schools may borrow materials from the Rizal Library after presenting a valid identification card.

Library users from other units of the University may borrow books from the Rizal Library through the Inter-Library Loan Program of the different ADMU unit Libraries. (Please contact your unit's library for more information. )

Only books from the general circulation and the Reserved Section may be borrowed for home use.

Other materials may only be used within the library.

The user is accountable for the materials borrowed.

The number of books that may be borrowed and the duration of the loan depend on the classification of the user:

 

 

User

Type of Material

Loan Duration

Undergraduate Students

Regular

Dean's Lister

Academic Scholar   

Graduate Students

Circulation Books

2 Weeks

Fine: P5.00/day (excluding holidays and Sundays)

Full-Time Faculty &  Administrators:  Four (4) months

Part-Time Faculty & Professionals: One (1) month

 

Password for remote access to online sources of the Rizal Library is issued only to currently enrolled students, faculty members, professionals, administrators, and staff of the Loyola Schools.

Users of the Rizal Library's online sources must not divulge or give away the user IDs and passwords to other individuals.

Persons who violate this guideline will be subject to disciplinary action.

Library users are reminded to maintain silence at all times.

The staff is authorized to impose penalty on erring students.

Minor offenses merit warning, fine, suspension of library privileges, and/or community service within the library.

Major offenses merit immediate disciplinary action. When caught, the student is immediately referred to the Library Director and the Associate Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) for due process and/or disciplinary action after investigation by the library.

The Library Director or his representative is authorized to impose penalty and/or disciplinary action on erring students.

 Minor Offenses: Penalties / Disciplinary Action

1. Unnecessary talking and discussion

2. Public display of affection, playing cards, lying down on the floor or the sofas, and other actions that may distract other library users from their studies.

3. Improper throwing of trash and other actions that may cause litter in the library.

First offense: The student will be warned not to commit the same offense again. His/her name and ID number will be recorded and filed for future use.

Second offense: The offense will be referred to the Library Director for due process.

Third offense: The offense will be referred to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) for due process and disciplinary action after investigation by the library.

 
 Major Offenses: Penalties / Disciplinary Action

1. Dishonesty or cheating such as the use of another student’s ID and/or lending of your ID to another student, and taking out of library materials that are not properly borrowed

2. Eating, drinking, and smoking in the restrooms, reading, shelving, and service areas

3. Marking and/or tearing pages from books and periodicals, and other actions that may cause damage to the library materials

4. Marking and other acts of vandalism that deface the library and its furniture and equipment

5. Stealing cell phones, wallets, and other property of the library, library users, and staff.

 

The major offense is immediately referred to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) for due process and disciplinary action after investigation by the library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other offenses and corresponding penalties on the loss of a book

The student is required to pay the fines incurred before the book was reported lost, the cost of the replacement copy, and processing charges.

If a replacement copy is not yet purchased when the book is found and returned by the student, only the cost of the replacement copy is reimbursed to the student.

If, however, a replacement copy has been purchased, no amount is reimbursed to the student. 

Other areas of the library have specific rules that might be either major or minor offenses. Appropriate penalties/disciplinary action will apply.