(1) The University of New England provides library services to support the learning, teaching and research activities of students and staff of the University, associated organisations and the community at large.
(2) As appropriate the University Librarian may delegate responsibilities under this Policy to other officers of the Library.
(3) The following may become registered borrowers:
(4) Any person may use the Library collections without registering as a borrower during the hours of opening. A range of services is available to members of the public. This range of services is conditional on circumstances including contract specifications and copyright limitations.
(5) The Librarian may require persons under the age of 16 years to be accompanied by an adult who shall be responsible for their compliance with UNE rules and policies .
(6) Library staff may at any time require any person present in the Library to give proof of identity by production of a UNE identification card or other similar evidence.
(7) Entry to the Library is taken to indicate acceptance of this Policy and agreement to be governed by UNE rules and policies when in the Library or using Library materials.
(8) Borrowers must tender a valid UNE identification card or photographic identification as specified for community or reciprocal borrowers.
(9) All borrowed material must be returned within the time prescribed at the time of borrowing.
(10) Where borrowed material has been recalled by another library borrower, this material must be returned as prescribed.
(11) Borrowers remain responsible for the care of Library materials until they are returned to the Library.
(12) Users of the Library are expected to be considerate of the comfort and convenience of others. In particular:
(13) The Library provides computer workstations and other electronic facilities to support access by students and staff to information resources. The use of electronic facilities is subject to Australian and NSW laws and UNE by-laws, and rules including:
(14) Users of electronic facilities must abide by these usage rules.
(15) Penalties apply to Library material returned after the due date or damaged while on loan.
(16) Unpaid penalties may lead to the suspension of Borrower's privileges until payment in full of all penalties has been made.
(17) Where penalties remain unpaid at the end of the academic year, the University may refuse to supply academic transcripts or allow students to graduate until payment in full of all penalties has been made.
(18) Details of loan periods and penalties for late or non-return of borrowed material are displayed on the Library Web site.
(19) Persons conducting themselves contrary to this Policy or in any way which is not a proper use of the Library, or which interferes with the comfort, convenience or use of the Library by others:
(20) 'Library materials' includes print and electronic books and journals, databases, audio visual items, electronic equipment, computer hardware, software, furniture and room fittings.
(21) 'Library' means the Dixson Library and the Law Library