Borrowing from the Library
To facilitate the smooth circulation of books and related material, the following rules and regulations are formulated.
Students, faculty and staff must present their corresponding Haigazian ID cards to borrow library material.
Undergraduates may borrow a maximum of 5 books for a period of two weeks (renewable).
Graduates may borrow a maximum of 10 books for a period of two weeks (renewable).
Full timers may borrow a maximum of 20 books for 1 semester (renewable).
Part timers may borrow a maximum of 10 books for 1 semester (renewable).
Staff may borrow a maximum of 5 books for a period of two weeks (renewable).
The fine for an overdue book item is 1500 LL/item/day, weekends and holidays are counted out. Lost books incur 150% of the list price of the book. Overdue notices may be sent either via phone or e-mail.
A borrower who has overdue material or an unpaid fine will be banned from borrowing privileges until cleared.
Reference books, bound periodicals, newspapers, theses, closed circulation items and rare books are to be used in the library only.
Audio visual material (videos, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, microfiches)
Full time faculty can borrow 10 items for a period of two weeks (renewable). Part time faculty can borrow 5 items for a period of two weeks (renewable).
Faculty can borrow journals for a period of 5 days.
Faculty can checked out maps for a period of two weeks (renewable).
Alumni may borrow books from the libraries upon presenting their HU library cards which may be obtained from the librarian by paying 125,000LL (refundable) and a yearly subscription fee of 25,000LL (not refundable).
Alumni may borrow 2 books simultaneously from both libraries for a period of two weeks (renewable). Alumni may benefit from online resources on campus only.
Researchers, not affiliated with Haigazian University, who wish to benefit from the libraries’ resources should present their requests to the librarian and if accepted, must fill out an application form. If applicable, a document by their corresponding university must be presented. The annual subscription fee is 25,000LL. Registered users may benefit from the library resources in-house only.