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Users of the University of KwaZulu-Natal libraries have the right to expect:

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a library environment suitable for reading, study and other activities in support of research and instructional programmes

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access to library materials or an ability to recall them as regulations allow

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books, journals, newspapers and other library materials that are complete and unmarked

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quiet surroundings conducive to study, free from food, beverages, tobacco and all disruptive activity

 

All Library Users are to abide by the following rules and MUST NOT:

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remove or attempt to remove library materials, equipment or property without having them issued or without proper authorization

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fail to either return or renew library materials when due

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consume food or beverages in the Libraries

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litter

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smoke in the Libraries

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mutilate library materials by marking, underlining, or remove pages or portions of pages; removing binding or electronic detection devices or in any manner damaging or defacing library materials

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be in unauthorized areas of the Library, remain in the Library after closing or when requested to leave during emergency situations or evacuation drills

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open emergency exits except in emergency situations

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vandalise or deface Library buildings, furniture or equipment

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maliciously access, alter, delete, damage or destroy any computer system, network computer program or data

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create a disturbance or behave in a manner which interferes with the normal use of the Libraries (such behaviour includes that which is noisy, impedes access to material, is sexually offensive or verbally abusive) or fail to be quiet and considerate at all times

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harass library staff or users

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use personal radios or stereos in the Libraries

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use cellphones in the Libraries

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play games such as cards in the Libraries


Any user who commits or attempts to commit any offences listed above may be subject to sanctions, including but not limited to:

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being asked to leave the Library premises

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being subject to loss of borrowing privileges

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being reported to Risk Management Services

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being reported to the University Proctor

 

You are also referred to the University Rules for Student Discipline, by which every registered student agrees to abide.