General Rules and Regulation


1. Library users are requested to present validated library card in borrowing books at all times.


2. Observe silence at all times

A. Talking should be done in subdued tone.

B. All cellular phones must be set to silent mode before entering the library.


3. Use library materials properly. Do not tear page(s) nor underline part(s), as these are forms of vandalism or destruction of public property, as stipulated on OMSC Student manual. (Offenses and disciplinary sanctions are stated in the student manual)


4. Eating, smoking, sleeping, bringing liquid drinks (bottled water, canned drinks etc.) and making class projects (drawing, cutting, lettering, etc.) inside the library are prohibited. However, drawing is allowable in the research room, limited to paper size.


5. Keep library facilities in order.

A. Push back chairs after using.

B. Returning borrowed books and other reading materials to:  their proper places.


6. Reservation of seats is not permitted (e.g. leaving books and other articles on chairs and tables).


7. The library will not be responsible for the loss of personal belongings.


8. Present your things for inspection before leaving the library.

9. Students who wishes to photocopy a book should leave his/her library   borrower’s card, signed the book card and logbook, with a minimum of 30 minutes to 1 hour.


Based from the provisions of Occidental Mindoro State College Code and from the CHED/PASUC student manual “offenses and disciplinary sanctions deliberated and approved by SSG officials from four (4) OMSC campuses during the 8th Annual Young Leader Congress (SSGF) on July 20-23, 2006 held at OMSC.


Note: The library may pass additional rules and regulation which after posting shall form part of the foregoing. Students who are unable to follow any of the foregoing rules may be sanction from the provisions of OMSC College Code/student handbook.


VI.2. Book Recall

Any book on loan may be recalled if:

¨ officials of the College have an urgent need of the book;

¨ a book is to be placed on “Reserve” for a course or is to be given shorter loan periods;

¨ it is overdue; or

¨ The libraries are conducting their mandated annual inventory.


VI.3 Faculty/Staff


1. Faculty/Staff are not allowed to borrow books for one whole semester.

2. Lost/badly damaged library materials should be replaced or paid. A receipt of payment from the cashier office should be presented to the library to clear the accounts.

3. Faculty should inform the librarian of any class library activity one (1) week before bringing the students to the library. Scheduled is on first come first serve basis.

4. If the whole class is to do the research, Students should be accompanied by the subject teacher.

5. Faculty members and employees who are required to secure clearance from the library must settle all their library accounts before they are given clearance.