passed by the 837th administrative meeting on June 14, 2007
revised by the 844th administrative meeting on Jan. 3, 2008
revised by the 862th administrative meeting on May. 7, 2009
revised by the 882th administrative meeting on Jan. 4, 2011
revised by the 905th administrative meeting on Jan. 3, 2013
revised by the 914th administrative meeting on Nov. 7, 2013
revised by the 929th administrative meeting on Mar. 12, 2015
revised by the 972th administrative meeting on July 11, 2019
revised by the 987th administrative meeting on Jan 7, 2021
Chapter 1 Principles
Article 1 The following regulations are formulated in order to have the collections and resources in CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library (hereafter referred to as“the Library”) fully utilized
Article 2 CYCU faculty/staff, students, alumni and CYCU-friends are welcome to use the library during opening hours. There are separate regulations applied for off-campus patrons.
Chapter 2 General rules.
Article 3 Please dress appropriately when entering the library. Beverage (except water), food and pets are not allowed. Loud noise is prohibited as well.
Article 4 Must bring the Library authorized ID card to enter the Library. Patron is not allowed to use other people’s ID cards.
Article 5 Do not attempt to pre-occupy or move any seats in the Library .
Article 6 In the Library, cell phones, pagers or other communication devices are required to be turned off to keep quite.
Article 7 Computers in the Library are restricted to browse online catalogs and for academic use only. Linkage to non-academic websites is prohibited.
Article 8 Patrons are responsible for taking good care of the Library’s resources and facilities. Please follow the instructions to use the equipment to avoid the risks of staining or damaging.
Article 9 When leaving the Library, patrons must take away all personal belongings which, if necessary, will be inspected.
Chapter 3 Loaning Policy
Article 10 Please present the Library approved ID/ Library issued card in person to check out books and materials. Regulations of applying library cards are formulated separately.
Article 11 Full-time faculty/staff may designate a person to check out books for them. The designator needs to present both his/her and the faculty/staff’s IDs.
Article 12 For better utilization of the Library resources, Loan periods and number of documents permitted are specified as follows. If a patron has more than one identity, only one will be chosen. Special requirements will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
|Total no.of items||Loan period (days)||Total no.of items||Loan period (days)|
Graduate students / incoming graduate students
Full-time faculty / researchers (including the retired)
Staff and janitors (including the retired)
Alumni with borrowing privileges
Non-CYCU patrons with Library cards
Patrons of cooperative libraries
|by rules of contract||0||0|
Article 13 Faculty and staff who quit from CYCU and students who are graduating, transferring schools, deferring, or those who have been expelled must return all borrowed items and pay fines, if any, before their official paperwork can be processed.
Article 14 All materials, equipments or facilities of the Library are prohibited to be taken out of the Library except when appropriate check-out process has been made.
Article 15 If checked-out item needs to be re-checked, re-catalogued, rebounded, or listed as reference books or for other use, patron should return it upon request from the Library even when item is not due.
Article 16 The following materials may only be used in library only:
Chapter 4 Violation Handling
Article 17 Patron is required to return borrowed items within due dates. Starting from the fourth day of the due date, patron’s borrowing privilege will be suspended, meanwhile, a fine of NT$5 per item per day will be imposed (maximum fine per item is NT$500). Borrowing privilege will be resumed when patron returns all overdue items and paid off the late fees.
Article 18 If borrowed item is lost, blemished or damaged, patron must report loss and is responsible for the replacement.
Article 19 Book/material replacement procedure:
Article 20 If patron loses Library approved ID/ Library issued card, he/she is required to report loss to the Library or the related office. Patron is responsible for any possible items checked out before the report. If patron loses a library card of our cooperating library, in addition to returning all the borrowed items to the cooperating library, he/she will receive a fine of NT$500.
Article 21 Patron who violates the above articles 3 to 10 and 14, and makes no improvements after being notified by Library:
Article 22 Patron who uses other patrons’cards to check out items, in addition to receiving penalties under Article 21,
Chapter 5 Supplementary Provisions
Article 23 Regulations on use of the Library specific rooms and spaces will be formulated separately
Article 24 Loan policies are implemented after being passed by the administrative meetings and approved by the principal.
Calculations for loan periods and overdue fines: