Library card application and management

  Management of Library Card and Reading Card The following regulations are meant to maintain normal circulation service and protect the benefit of the users.

  1.Faculties, staffs, foreign experts, Chinese and international students of BLCU can apply a library card or reading card by showing their valid employee's card, student's ID or approval of the administrative system of BLCU. When applying a library card or reading card, they are requested to hand in a recent one-inch photo on which they are not wearing a hat. They can get a free library card or reading card once. (when Freshman applies a card, teacher of their college should provide a name list and their photos, and applies the card for them at the card desk of the library. )

  2.Students of Seminars may apply a reading card . Please hand in a recent one-inch photo on which you are not wearing a hat. Each reading card costs 15 yuan, and user of a reading card is requested to pay a service fee of 10 yuan per month. Please take your valid ID of your college and apply a card at the card desk of the library.

  3.Students of universities which have a cooperation relationship with BLCU may apply a reading card after getting the approval of the leaders of the library. The means of applying card is same as above.

  4.When and Where to apply a card Monday through Friday 8:30-11:30 AM 14:30-17:00 PM Circulation Desk at the second floor of the library building (in the Internet Room)

How to use a library card and reading card

  1.Library card and reading card of the library of BLCU is a valid ID for user to enter the library and access the library resources. Users are requested to bring their cards when entering the library, use them according regulations and obey the librarians' instruction. The Circulation Section of the library is in charge of issuing and managing the cards.

  2.Please refer to the "Regulations of Borrowing and Reading Books" at the reading rooms for he right of various type of users.

  3.Reading card holders may read books in the stack room and reading rooms and copy them(foreign languages books and periodicals are copied by librarians), they can not borrow books. When taking a book to make a copy, the user must show and leave his valid ID.

Borrowing Quota and Period

Type of the users Quota (copy) Period (month) Renewal
Faculty
10
2
once30 days
Staff
5
1
once30 days
Postgraduates and high-ranking visitors
10
2
once30 days
Undergraduates
5
1
once30 days
Students of the Continuing Education College
5
1
once30 days
Students of Predeparture Training Center
5
1
once30 days

How to Report the loss of a card and obtain a replacement

  1.If user loses his card, he must report the loss to the card desk immediately and apply a replacement. After a week of applying a replacement user can get his new card. The procedure and time are the same as above. The user has to be responsible for all the misuse of the lost card during the period that the loss is not reported

  2.If the user find the old card after having gotten the new one, please turn the one card to card desk. If the user use the new and old card at the same time, he will be punished by forbidding him to borrow books in two months. During the period the user wait to get the new card, he can enter reading rooms by showing his student ID and the receipt issued from card desk.

  3.Lost reading card is not replaced. It the user need it , he can apply a new one.

Card examination and Departure from BLCU

  1.In order to enforce the management of the cards and avoid loss of users who lose their cards, users are requested to show their cards at the gate of the library. Those who violate the regulation may be punished.

  2.When users leave BLCU ( including graduation, changing jobs, suspending schooling, flunking out, going abroad, completing a seminar), they must return all the books borrowed from the library, and cancel their cards at the card desk.

  3.If a user loses his card, he has to pay 15 yuan for it . Those who have paid a deposit when applying the card can get it back by showing the receipt.

  4.If a user fails to return books and cancel his card, and still keeps the books of the library when departing from BLCU, the supervisor of the library or warrantor is responsible to get the books or fine.

Penalty for Violating Regulations

  I Using other people's card Users of BLCU: Both the card borrower and owner are forbidden to borrow books for two months. Outside users: The card owner is forbidden to borrow books for three months.

  II Using a invalid card (that has been reported lost or canceled)

  1.Using one's own invalid card
  Users of BLCU will be forbidden to borrow books for two months. The invalid card is detained.
  Outside Users(Who has graduated or left BLCU): The invalid card will be detained.

  2.Using other people's invalid cards
  Users of BLCU will be forbidden to borrow books for two months. The invalid card is detained.
  Outside Users: The card owner will be forbidden to borrow books for three months. The invalid card is detained.

  III Embezzling and misappropriating other people's cards and cards which are not achieved by normal procedure.
Those who embezzle and misappropriate other people's cards and cards which are not achieved by normal procedure will be sent to the Public Security Office of BLCU.

  IV Using forged cards
  All the people who use forged cards are sent to the Public Security Office of BLCU