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Rules and Regulations


General Rules

  • No food or drinks allowed in the library.
  • Don't try to put books back on the shelves; just leave them on the table.
  • Clean up the workspace before you leave: push the chairs in and don't leave any mess on the tables.
  • Computers are for research purposes only.
  • You should leave your bags at the designated area in the Library.
  • Do not use mobile phones while in the library and put the ringers off when you come into the Library.
  • You should keep the noise level down; don't disturb other users in the Library.
  • You should respect and protect library property, desks, chairs, computers, etc…
  • You should never write on, underline, mark, highlight or cutout text from any library materials.


UBT Library

To borrow books or other items from the library

  • You must present your UBT ID card every time you wish to borrow books.
  • Bring the books you wish to check out to the Circulation/Reservation Desk. You may borrow a maximum of 3 books at any given time.
  • The loan period is 7 days and books are subject to recall after 3 days if requested by another user.
  • You may renew your borrowing of a book once only for 7 days; if it has not been requested by another user. You should present all the books you wish to renew at the Circulation desk.
  • Audio-Visual items can only be used within the library.
  • Reference books or reserved items are not allowed to be taken outside the library.
  • You will not be allowed to borrow any library material if you owe fines, or you have 3 items checked out under your name.


Fines are leveled against all overdue items

  • SR 5 per day per book from the general collection
  • SR 10 per day per book in periodicals
  • All fines must be paid at the Circulation Desk.


Damaged/lost books or resources

Replacement of damaged/lost items will be accepted, provided it is an exact copy of the damaged/lost book or resource, or you will be charged SR 300 plus the delay fine for every book; or SR 100 plus the delay fine for a magazine you lose or damage. Notification of all unpaid fines will be sent to the Registrar and finance office six weeks after the date of assessment. Failure to pay fines will affect continued registration and graduation.

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