Rules of Book Borrowing
To safeguard readers' rights, and avoid unnecessary loss or any inconvenience to readers and the library management, please read the relevant rules and regulations of the library carefully when using the library resources.
A. The Campus E-Card of Hunan University is required for entrance to the stack room. Select books to be borrowed according to your borrowing & reading rights and take them to the loan desk together with your library card for borrowing procedures. Before processing the borrowing procedures, double check the books for any stain or damage, in case of which, an explanation to the librarian before borrowing is needed.
B. Borrowing & Reading Rights for Different Reader Groups:
a) For faculty members and postdoctoral researchers of Hunan University, up to 15 books are available with the duration of 60 days; renewal is allowed once for each book with the same duration of 60 days; reservation is acceptable.
b) For PhD students and postgraduates, up to 12 books are available with the duration of 60 days; renewal is allowed once for each book with the same duration of 60 days; reservation is acceptable.
c) For other readers, up to 6 books are available with the duration of 30 days; renewal is allowed once for each book with the same duration of 30 days.
d) For those with temporary library cards, borrowing out of the library is not allowed.
C. In case of renewal, the renewal procedure should be processed within the duration of borrowing, either by taking your library card to the loan desk or by applying it on your own through the public query machine. Duration of renewal starts from the day when renewal procedure is processed. Renewal for overdue books is not accepted.
D. Based on the rights and needs, readers could make reservations for loaned books, and once returned, they will be kept for you on the reservation shelf for three days, and the library will inform the reservation-making readers of that.
E. Borrowing, renewal and reservation can be accepted only when the registration of the reader is not frozen and moreover there is no case of overdue or arrears.
F. The books are expected to be returned within the duration of borrowing. Any case of overdue will be dealt with according to Measures for the Handling of Overdue Books & Literature in the Hunan University Library.
Library Card Application Rules
With the Campus All-In-One Card of Hunan University, readers gain access to the library resources. As for the relevant regulations, please refer to the Administrative Measures on Hunan University E-Card.