Everyone who falls under the category of Adventist Institute library users will enjoy the following rights:
– Consult in the room, any book, magazine or document belonging to the bibliographic materials except those belonging to a limited category;
– Enlist thehelp of volunteers, auxiliaries and the librarian (in that order) if they have any requests.
The library user can implement the necessary reprographic processes for obtaining certain information, always in compliance with the current regulations in the regulations. The user can borrow a maximum of 5 books for a maximum period of 15 days according to the type of loan made.
There are five types of loans:
– Regular: 15 days, loan is renewable.
– Overnight: the student can borrow a spare book during the last opening shift
Of the library. He is required to return it the next morning at the opening.
– 90 days (thesis book).
– 30 days (faculty loan).
Once finished, the loan can be renewed 1 time only ever if no further requests for the same material have been received. There are reservation sheets for this purpose.
At the end of the loan renewal, the book must remain in the library for a period of one week before it can be requested again by the same user. Any other user who requests to borrow the document in question will have priority in using it. For any special needs the user should always refer to the librarian. If the book, or any other borrowed material, is lost, the user will be required to pay a fee equal to the value of the lost text, with a small addition for the cost of the necessary normalization process for using the new book. In case of damage due to the user’s fault, the librarian will be responsible for assessing the condition of the document to determine the most appropriate way to restore it. Costs are borne by the user.
The user will be able to access the Institute’s library during the hours indicated, which may possibly be changed annually according to the needs assessed by the library committee (such as Christmas, Easter or summer vacations).