TCM Library

 

Traditional Chinese Medicine Library of Southern University College

 

Current status and services

TCM Library opened on 8th February 2012 with the aim to collect materials on traditional Chinese medicine and health care to support the Faculty of Chinese Medicine, research objectives, and information needs of medical services. Its current collections cover 9700 books and 126 periodicals.

 

TCM Library Rules and Regulations

 

Services

1.    Information service

2.    Borrowing and reservation

 

 

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday

8:30am – 5:15pm

(Counter closes at 5:15pm)

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday

Closed

 

 

General Rules

1.    Outsiders must register their names at the counter before entering the TCM Library.

2.    The Library collections are displayed for all users as open stack, the users should return the materials to their original places after using. 

3.    Reference books (with orange sticker) and periodicals can be used in the TCM Library only.

4.    Eating, drinking, smoking, using cell phones and uproarious talking and laughing are strictly prohibited in the Library. All library materials must be kept clean. Vandalism or mutilation of library materials is a serious offence.

5.    Users are to be properly attired as specified by the School. Slippers and short pants are prohibited.

6.    Users who cause disturbance to others or spoil the books and equipment will be asked to leave the Library.

7.    Southern University College Identification Cards are non-transferable.

8.    Bags, briefcases, helmets, umbrellas etc. should be kept in the lockers at the entrance. Only notebook and stationery are allowed to be brought into the library.

9.    Users are to carry their own personal belongings with them. The Library will not be responsible for any loss.

10.  Users who are found stealing or tearing the books will be forfeited their library privileges and are subjected to penalty.

11.  Reservation of seat is not permitted.

12.  Users who offend the rules are subjected to penalty.

13.  The Library reserves the right to amend these rules from timeto time.

 

 

Library Circulation Rules

1.    Application of Library Cards, please refer to Library Rules and Regulations Section 1.

2.    Borrowing Privileges

Category

Type of Material

Item

Loan Period

Renewal Period

Lecturer and Staff

TCM general books

20

60 days

30 days

TCM reference books

5

7 days

Not allowed

TCM reserve books

8

7 days

Not allowed

Part Time Lecturer

TCM general books

15

30 days

30 days

TCM reference books

2

7 days

Not allowed

TCM reserve books

5

7 days

Not allowed

Postgraduate

TCM general books

15

14 days

14 days

TCM reserve books

1

2 hours with ID deposit

Not allowed

Student

TCM general books

10

14 days

14 days

TCM reserve books

1

2 hours with ID deposit

Not allowed

Visiting Scholar

TCM general books

10

1 days

Not allowed

External Member

TCM general books

2

14 days

14 days

 

3.    Procedures forrenewal, please refer to Library Rules and Regulations Section 3.

4.    Checked-out materials can be returned to the Main Library or TCM Library.

5.    Overdue, fine and lost books, please refer to Library Rules and Regulations Section 4,5,6 and 7.

6.    Students who are leaving the school have to return all the checked-out items and settle the accumulated fines before leaving. Otherwise, their certificates will be withheld. The Loan Privileges for a leaving staff will be terminated two weeks before their resignation date. All the checked-out items must be returned before leaving. The Library reserves the right to request the Department of Account and Finance to withhold their salary until all the checked-out items are returned.

 

The regulations and any subsequent amendments shall be approved by the President before they are presented for implementation.  





 
 

Southern University College Library

PTD 64888, 15KM Jalan Skudai,

P.O.Box No. 76,

81300 Skudai, Johor.


07-5586605 (Ext. 120)


libref@sc.edu.my

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