Guidelines for Library Use

General Rules

Tables and Carrels

Food / Beverages

Cell Phones

"No Smoking" Area

Libraries are public areas; therefore, users should follow the rules, act responsibly, and respect other people’s rights.

Library rules are set in order to enable the users to conduct educational and research activities in healthy, safe and comfortable media.

General Rules
  • All the users should meticulously follow the SILENCE rule in common study and research areas.
  • It is not permitted to bring any large bags, bags with wheels, or suitcases into the library, or to leave them for safekeeping. 
  • Library collections, equipment and furniture should be used properly.
  • Library resources cannot be taken out of the libraries without completing the loan procedure.
  • Print resources should be used carefully, and should not be damaged (marking the pages, underlining the texts, tearing the pages, etc.).
  • Sanctions determined for damaged, expired or lost resources apply to every user signing the library membership agreement.
  • The libraries should be kept clean and used properly; all wastes and garbage should be thrown in bins.
  • All the users should place their Hacettepe University ID Cards or guest cards on the barcode reader while entering the libraries.
Tables and Carrels
  • Users cannot leave their personal belongings on tables and carrels for the purpose of reserving there.
  • Tables and carrels which are not used are regularly checked, and unattended personal belongings are collected.
  • The Libraries are not responsible for unattended or lost belongings.
Food and Beverages

Users cannot enter the Libraries with any kind of food or beverages (except for water) in order to;

  • Protect and preserve common study areas, equipment and collections within the Libraries,
  • Prevent bad scents, noise and pollution, and to
  • Maintain clean and neat study areas.
Cell Phones

Users should turn off the volume of their cell phones within the Libraries.

“No Smoking” Area

Users cannot smoke within the “No Smoking” areas in or outside of the Libraries.

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