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Polices and Regulation

Visit and Reception Terms and Conditions by Intl-campus Library, Zhejiang University

To standardize visit and reception, to create good atmosphere and to promote communication, these terms and conditions are formulated as follows: 

1. Group visit is available during the opening hours. Institutes or departments of the campus, when arranged library visits for visiting groups, should fill in the Application for Group Visit in the Library at least two days in advance to inform us the information including your college or department, visitors, visit time and, etc. Before entering library, the group guide should register with your valid campus card. 

2. Relatives and friends of our teachers and students can visit the library with accompany after registering with valid campus card or student card.  

3. Alumnus is available to visit the library with valid identification, including student card, campus card, original or copy of graduation certificate, etc. 

4. The media for the purpose of interview and recording can come into the library only when it is approved by the Office of General Administration, and related institutes or departments of the campus should contact us at least two days in advance with relevant documents. 

5. Individual visits are not allowed accept those mentioned above. If you have urgent needs in reference, please apply for a one-day reading card with a recommendation by your employers and your ID card. 

6. The visitors shall not disturb any workers or readers. The group leader should keep the visits in order. 

7. Visiting area: first floor only. Photography is only available after permitting. 

8. When visiting, please following the rules below: keep quiet, and mute your phone; Please do not bring any food or beverages, keep it clean and tidy, and smoking is strictly prohibited; please take care of public property; please keep your valuables properly; do not take any photos or videos of readers or others without permission. 

9. Please contact us: 0571-87572288, Miss Xu. 

10. The right of interpretation belongs to the Office of Campus Operations and Support. 

Library Membership Rules in the Intl-campus Library of Zhejiang University

一.   Library Membership Application

1.     All full time students automatically become members of our library when receive  University Card.

2.     Faculty and staff will have library membership at the beginning of the month after Human Resources Department send us a list of the new recruits.

二.   Lost and Re-application

1.     If your campus card is lost, please remember to apply for a new one in the student service center immediately.

2.     Campus card holder should be responsible for any financial lose if your campus card is lost .

三.   Library Membership Cancelation

When students, faculty and staff have graduated or will leave school, please return the borrowed books and pay the overdue fine before cancelling library membership.

The Rules of Borrowing Books from the Library of the International Campus of Zhejiang University

一 . Borrowing Books

1.    Most books can be borrowed while the reference books, special collections and periodicals can only be read within the library.

2.    Full-time graduate students, undergraduate students, faculty and staff can borrow a maximum of 30 books while visiting scholars can borrow a maximum of 12 books.

3.    The loan period is 40 days and readers can renew the book online before the due date with unlimited times. When the book is overdue, it couldn’t be renewed.

4.    You cannot borrow any books when the overdue books exceeds the limited number.

5.    When a book is borrowed, please check whether there is any damage. If so, please declare to the staff immediately and stamped the book, otherwise, the borrower should be responsible for the damage.

6.    The borrowed books or books in other campus branches can be obtained by library reservation services, as specified in the “Book Reservation Regulations of the International Campus Library of Zhejiang University”.

7.    If the book you want is not in the collection of Zhejiang University, you can obtain it through interlibrary loan and document delivery service.


二 . Returning Books

1. Please return the books on time, and the overdue fee will be 0.05 yuan per book per day.

2. If the books returned are stained, you need to pay fines.

Book Reservation Rules of Intl-campus Library, Zhejiang University

Book Reservation Service within ZJU libraries has been available for students, faculty and staff to borrow books by reserving online, and collecting in the library they selected. And it is possible for all readers to borrow or return in any of ZJU libraries.

1.    There are two types of books that can be reserved: all the books that have been borrowed and those in other libraries.

2.    You could search the bibliographic information via , and submit a request by clicking “reserve” in the book’s bibliographic information.

3.    If you reserve borrowed books, you can borrow it when it is returned. If you reserve books on shelf in other ZJU libraries, you can only borrow it when it is delivered here.

4.    After receiving an informative mail or message of the book’s arrival, readers can collect and borrow it in the service desk, the first floor, library.

5.    The reserved book will be kept for three days on the reserved shelf. If they haven’t been taken within three days, they will be withdrawn and back to circulation.

6.    A maximum number of books that can be reserved by student, staff and faculty is three.

7.    Readers will receive both email and message once the book’s arriving and, therefore, they are advised to fill in or update the personal information in “My Library”.

Rules of Device Rental Service in Intl-campus Library, Zhejiang University

To better meet the academic and research needs, Kindle and iPad Rental Service will be available to enhance paperless reading. Users should follow the policies below:

1.      All faculty and students with campus card are eligible for Kindle and iPad Rental Service.

2.      Service Hour: Mon. to Fri. 9:00-21:30

3.      Loan Procedure: go to library - Kindle & iPad Loan Service to book a device online, then borrow it in the Information Desk, the 1st floor, library.

3.    Duration of each booking session is four hours if you use the device within the library, and seven days if you take the device out of library.

4.    Unclaimed device will be released for booking 30 minutes after the beginning of the session. No show without making any cancellation will be counted as violation.

5.    Please remember to return the device on time. Otherwise, requesters cannot book a device for seven days.

6. People who is the first time to borrow the device should get to know the rules, and sign their names in the Kindle & iPad loaning Agreement of Intl-campus Library,Zhejiang University.

7.    Librarians will check if the kindle or iPad and accessories have been returned. Borrowers are responsible for any damage of the device. Lost or fully damaged, borrowers will be charged full price of the device.

8.    Before device return, borrowers should log out their account to protect their personal information.