Circulation

BORROWING REGULATIONS

  • Borrowing Privileges

All members of our academic Society have the right to borrow books only if they have a library card. A library card can be issued after the attendance of a seminar of one hour concerning the use of library services. The same day the candidate members should fill-in an application and should bring with them a colour photograph.

  • Use of the library card

Library card is necessary for the borrowing, renewal and reservation of material. If a user forgets the library card can still borrow material with his student card.

  • In case of any change in a user’s personal data or in case of  loss of the library card, library staff should be informed
  • Reservations

All library users have the right to reserve library material. The user that has reserved an item will be informed by the library staff when this item is available. The library will hold the item in the state of reservation for two days.

  • Renewals

All users have the right to renew material, but there should be aware that:

  1. Renewals are valid only at the final date of the loan period and no sooner or later of the date of loan expiration
  2. Renewal is possible only if there are 2 items available. Moreover, users can renew their item(s) only once.
  3. Material on loan can be renewed in person and by phone.
  • Penalties
  • Library users that have delayed to return an item will be deprived of their borrowing rights for 15 days.
  • In a case of a loss or destruction of a library material the user will have to replace it with a new one.
  • In a case of theft of library material the user will be deleted from the database of library members.

TABLE 1: BORROWING BY USER CATEGORY

USER CATEGORY BORROWING AND RENEWAL DAYS* NUMBER OF ITEMS SPECIFICATIONS
TEACHING STAFF 2 months with the ability of a 15 days renewal Up to 15 items of printed and non printed material In order to obtain a library card, candidate members are obliged to attend a seminar for the use of library services. They should fill in an application found at the issue desk and they should also bring with them a colour photograph

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS 20 days with the ability of a 15 days renewal Up to 4 items of printed and non printed material In order to obtain a library card, candidate members are obliged to attend a seminar for the use of library services. They should fill in an application found at the issue desk and they should also bring with them a colour photograph

 

GRADUANT STUDENTS 2 months with the ability of a 15 days renewal Up to 10 items of printed and non printed material ·                   Students on the stage of writing their dissertation should obtain from their Secretary a Confirmation. This confirmation should be given to the library staff in order to change their member code and thus, their borrowing privileges

·                   In order to get their degree, students are obliged to ask for a library confirmation that they do not owe any material to the library

POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS 20 days with the ability of a 15 days renewal Up to 4 items of printed and non printed material In order to obtain a library card, candidate members are obliged to attend a seminar for the use of library services. They should fill in an application found at the issue desk and they should also bring with them a colour photograph

 

FOREIGN STUDENTS/

ERASMUS

20 days with the ability of a 15 days renewal Up to 4 items of printed and non printed material Before the finish of their studying period, foreign students from interchange programmes should have a library confirmation that they do not owe any material to the library
ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF 20 days with the ability of a 15 days renewal Up to 4 items of printed and non printed material In order to obtain a library card, candidate members are obliged to attend a seminar for the use of library services. They should fill in an application found at the issue desk and they should also bring with them a colour photograph

 

USERS OF LABORATORY MATERIALS Laboratory material has been obtained and processed by the library and is situated in laboratories of the institution. All this material is on laboratory loan

 

EXTERNAL USERS Members of the local community are permitted to use the library services on site

 

TABLE 2: BORROWING BY MATERIAL CATEGORY

MATERIAL CATEGORY TEACHING STAFF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS GRADUANT STUDENTS FOREIGN STUDENTS/

ERASMUS

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF OBSERVATIONS
BOOKS 2 months 20 days 2 months 20 days 20 days All library books can be loaned apart from those with the indication «Δεν Δανείζεται»= “Not to be borrowed”. In case of a functional problem with the photocopy machine, this material can be loaned for one day or for the weekend
JOURNALS Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan There is no loan permission for journals. Library users can study them in the reading room or can use the library’s photocopy machine
BINDED VOLUMES Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan There is no loan permission for binded volumes. Library users can study them in the reading room or can use the library’s photocopy machine
CDROM 3 days 3 days 3 days 3 days 3 days § Opticoacoustic material with the indication «Δεν δανείζεται»= ”Not to be borrowed” can be loaned only for one day or for the weekend

§ Accompanying material of books (CD-ROM, DVDs, diskettes) can be loaned for 20 days apart from those with the indication «Δεν δανείζεται»=”Not to be borrowed” that can be loaned only for one day or for the weekend

REFERENCE BOOKS Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan Not for Loan There is no loan permission for reference books, meaning encyclopedias, dictionaries, large art books in printed form
ONLINE MATERIAL* Access through the facilities of TEI Access through the facilities of TEI Access through the facilities of TEI Access through the facilities of TEI Access through the facilities of TEI Online material (ebooks, ejournals, and databases) is accessible ONLY from the TEI’s facilities and through IP recognition

 

 

* All library users have the right to renew material, only if there are already 2 items on self. Renewal is valid for 15 days and can be made only once.

 

* Online material is protected by the Greek Copyright Law 2121/93.