Regulations against Use of Mobile Phones and Pagers in Library

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Personal mobile phones and pagers must be turned off before entering the Library. To maintain a quiet reading environment in the Library, The Senate at its meeting held on 18 March 2000 approved the recommendation of the Library and Information Services Committee that the following measures be taken against users using pagers/mobile phones in the Library with immediate effect:

  1. To record the name of a user who is talking on a mobile phone or has a beeping pager/ringing mobile phone after entering the Library. Library staff will remind him/her of appropriate actions for future violations.
  2. If the same user is found to violate any of the above regulations for a second time within one year from the date of the first case, his/her borrowing privilege will be suspended for 14 days with immediate effect. The Circulation Librarian will interview the user and remind him/her of appropriate actions for future violations.
  3. If the same user is found to violate any of the above regulations for a third time within one year from the date of the first case, his/her borrowing privilege will be suspended for 28 days with immediate effect. The Reader Services Librarian will interview the user and remind him/her of appropriate actions for future violations.If the same user is found to violate any of the above regulations for a fourth time within one year from the date of the first case, he/she will be referred to the Student Disciplinary Committee or any relevant committee which will determine further appropriate actions.