Procedures and Policies

CONDUCT IN THE LIBRARY

  • Observe silence at all times,
  • Bringing in foods, eating, drinking, sleeping, littering, loitering are strictly prohibited.
  • Laptop is allowed for research and academic works at the Reading Areas only.
  • Cell phone must be turned off or in a silent mode.
  • Always arrange used tables and chairs before leaving.
  • Used books must be placed on the book truck.
  • Readers Services shall cease 15 minutes before the indicated closing time in order to enable the staff members to put the library in order for the next day's services.

LIBRARY USERS

  • All bona fide students of MMC-CAST  with validated school identification card (ID)
  • MMC-CAST faculty, administrators, and staff
  • MMC-CAST alumni with valid alumni ID

ENTRANCE / EXIT

  • All students must wear their currently validated ID upon entry.
  • All users are advised to deposit all personal belongings, including bags, briefcases, binders, attaches, plastic bags, packages, laptop bags, etc. at the Baggage Counter (bring your wallets, cell phones, and jewelry with you). Staff in charge is not liable for any losses

LIBRARY COLLECTION

  • Circulation Books
  • Medical Science Collection
  • Reserve Books
  • Fiction Books
  • Filipiniana Books
  • General References
  • Serials
  • ThesIs

BORROWING REGULATIONS

  • To borrow any library material, a valid MMC-CAST identification card must be presented.
  • Borrowers are responsible for materials checked out until they are returned to the library.
  • Borrowing privileges are non-transferable and must be exercised personally.
  • All materials should be returned to the library one week before the final examinations.
  • Lost materials shall be replaced with the same title, author and edition or pay its current value.
  • Borrowers shall pay the overdue fine accumulated until such loss has been reported to the Librarian. 
  • Borrowers who find a major damage in the materials they intend to borrow must report it immediately to the librarian, otherwise they will be held responsible for the damage.

RENEWAL OF BORROWED MATERIALS

Borrowed library materials must be renewed personally, 

Category

No. of Books

No. of Days

Overdue Fine

Circulation Books & MSC

3

3

5.00 / day

Reserved Books

2

1

20.00 / day

Thesis

2

Library Use only

 

Periodical

2

Photo-copy only

 

Note:   Reference books and Journals are for room use only. With permission, they may be taken out for maximum of thirty (30) minutes for photocopying purposes.

INTERNET PORTALS

  • Services such as internet access, Microsoft office and printing of documents to support the research activities are available.  

GUIDELINES IN USING THE INTERNET PORTALS

  • Present valid MMC-CAST ID at the Circulation Counter
  • Fill-up Computer Utilization sheet properly
  • Computer use is limited to one (1) hour per session/ person.
  • Additional one-hour session is allowed to the same user but not on consecutive time
  • Do not place your bags and other belongings on the computer table except for notebooks and pen
  • Access to non-research related sites is strictly prohibited (e.g. playing games, chatting, social networking, entertainment, etc.)
     
  • For printing services, save your file to Local Disk D
  • All payments must be made at the Cashier Office
  • Log-out when finish and claim ID for proper recording of time used.
  • Keep your area clean as a courtesy to the next user by arranging tables and chairs before leaving the computer area
  • Computers are shut down 15 minutes before the library closes

LIBRARY HOURS

Monday – Friday

7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday

8:00 AM to12:00 N

NOTE:   There will be no regular service during Semestral and summer breaks. Only book returns and Library Clearance for students and faculty will be accommodated.

PRINTING FEE

  Short / Long
Plain Text P   2.00
Colored P   3.00
   
SCANNING SERVICE  P 10.00

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