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  1. A quiet atmosphere conducive to serious study and learning must be maintained at all times in all CLR facilities. Unnecessary noise, loud conversation and discussion must be avoided. Smoking, drinking, eating, and sleeping within CLR premises are strictly prohibited.
  2. Art and design projects involving drawing, painting, pasting, and cutting cannot be done within CLR premises. Likewise, the use of molding clay, scissors, clipping tools, water coloring kits and the like are not allowed.
  3. Cellphones must be kept in silent mode.
  4. Students should observe silence and stand at attention when the Philippine National Anthem is played. They should also behave as such when the Angelus and Alma Mater Hymn are prayed.
  5. For safety reasons, the use of electrical convenience outlets within CLR premises is only allowed in designated areas.
  1. The borrower must present a validated DLS-CSB ID to the Circulation Desk before taking out any CLR material. No CLR material can be brought out of the CLR for home use or for photocopying purposes until it has been properly checked out at the Circulation Desk.
  2. The borrower is held responsible for any loss or damage, whether accidental or intentional, to the material or equipment borrowed from the CLR.
  3. Books cannot be taken out of the CLR for home use one week before the start of the final examinations.
  4. Faculty/students with overdue book/s or unsettled accounts at the CLR will not be allowed to borrow/renew library materials. Clearance forms for those with unsettled accounts will not be signed. Furthermore, students will be put on hold via Student Information System (SIS).
  5. Theses are strictly for room use only and may not be photocopied.
  6. Reference titles/volumes with multiple copies may be borrowed for overnight use.
  7. Holders of generic and hybrid DLS-CSB identification cards such as contractual/agency-hired/field staffers, etc. are not allowed to borrow any library materials/equipment.
  8. A user is required to present a referral letter from the librarian of the institution in which they are currently enrolled or connected. If a visiting user is an employee of a company, he/she should write a letter of intent addressed to the CLR Director containing the reason/s for visiting the library.
  9. Visiting users are only accommodated on Saturdays. For non-consortia member schools, they are required to pay the researcher’s fee for the use of CLR facilities and resources at the Finance Department.
  10. Any request to open the CLR reading area before or beyond its regular schedule of operation can be accommodated. This request must be accompanied by a written document, and approved by the CLR Director.
  11. Overdue books found within the premises of the CLR may not be taken out once the security staff on duty has intercepted the item/s.
  1. The reservation, borrowing and returning of all AV materials/equipment should be done at the AV service counter of the CLR.
  2. Reserving via email and/or telephone call is acceptable, but should be confirmed by filling out the blue form (CLR Form 14).
  3. A validated DLS-CSB ID must be presented to borrow AV materials/equipment from the CLR. The ID will be left with the AV Service Counter until the return of the materials/equipment. ID’s will not be released until the borrowed item has been returned.
  4. An overdue fine amounting to PhP 10.00 is imposed for every hour that any AV material/equipment is returned late.
  5. In case the borrowed item/s is lost or damaged, it must be replaced by the responsible borrower.
  6. All AV materials/equipment to be borrowed for off-campus purposes should be reserved a week in advance. A signed letter from the concerned office endorsing the off-campus reservation of equipment should be forwarded to the CLR Director. This allows the CLR to prepare the requested equipment and the required gate pass for AV equipment to be brought outside the campus. Should the services of an AV Technician be required for any college activity: meals, transportation and overtime pay shall be shouldered by the requesting party.
  7. Some AV materials are strictly for classroom/campus use only. They should be returned immediately to the CLR after use in order to avoid inconvenience to the next user.
  8. Requests for video/photo documentation should be filed at least a day before the scheduled activity. The CLR does not provide a guarantee for an automatic acceptance of the reservation. The granting of any request is subject to the availability of the equipment, as well as the technician.
  9. The Dean/Chairperson/Director/Head of the requesting office should endorse all requests for AV services and documentation of college activities.
  10. All documented activities are kept at CLR and become part of the CLR archives. The administrators concerned should endorse access to digital photos and videos of the documented activities before the CLR Director approves such request.
  11. Any request to open the CLR-AV service area before or beyond its regular schedule of operation can be accommodated. This request must be accompanied by a written document, and approved by the CLR Director.