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Rules and Regulations

General Rules

General Rules

  1. Users are required to display student, staff or visitor ID while on Library premises.
  2. Membership is non transferable.
  3. Bags and umbrellas are not allowed into the main Library building. Belongings can be stowed in lockers provided. Users are reminded not to leave valuables inside the lockers.
  4. Users must be properly and decently attired in compliance with the stipulated UMS regulations.
  5. Seats cannot be reserved. Any books or files left unattended on tables for an extended duration will be cleared away by Library Staff.
  6. Users must at all times observe good conduct and appropriate behaviour. Smoking, eating, and drinking are STRICTLY PROHIBITED inside the library.
  7. Silence is to be observed at all times in the Library. Users who are noisy/ create   disturbance will be asked to leave the premises.
  8. Talking using hand phones are prohibited in the Library.
  9. Users are reminded to refrain from moving materials from one collection to other collections.
  10. Users are reminded to return books to designated trolleys after use and not leave items on tables.
  11. Furniture must not be shifted from their original location or misused.
  12. Littering is prohibited both inside and outside the Library.
  13. Users who photocopy Library material are fully responsible and liable for any copyright infringement within the purview of the Copyrights Act.
  14. Loss of Student/ Staff ID card and library material on loan must be reported immediately to the UMS Library.
  15. Users must adhere to all and any additional rules and regulations on the use of Library facilities such as Computer Services, Seminar Rooms, cubicles, Auditorium, and Screening Rooms
  16. Pets are not allowed in the Library.
  17. Students who defer, withdraw, terminate or complete their studies must return all Library materials on loan.
  18. Final year students who do not clear outstanding dues with the Library or return all books borrowed prior to study completion will be reported to the Academic Services Department for further action (i.e. suspension of examination results).
  19. Academic staff on study or overseas sabbatical leave are required to return all borrowed Library materials
  20. Academic or support staff who complete their service/  contract,  resign or retire must return all borrowed Library materials
  21. Library staff shall have the right to take appropriate action against any infringement/ breach of regulations by users (please refer to Library Infringements and Penalties). 
  22. The library will not be held responsible for any misplaced / missing / damaged items belonging to users.
  23. Library visitors are subject to all Library regulations.
  24. The library shall have the discretion to add or amend Library rules and regulations, as and when necessary.
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