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1. Cards for International Students

International students can borrow books and access many library services with your valid IC Cards. However, you should open your library privilege online before the first borrowing from the library. You can click here for more details: http://tempcard.lib.tsinghua.edu.cn/dispatcher?classid=perApply

2. Cards for Non-official Tsinghua University Staff

   Non-official Tsinghua University staff can read books and periodicals in library reading rooms only with your valid IC Cards. If you need to borrow books, you must take your IC Card, your supervisor signed Introduction Letter from your work department which has an agreement with library, and a deposit to open your library privilege at Library Card Center.

Deposits:

¥300.00: only valid to borrow 5 Chinese books;

¥1000.00: valid for 5 books both Chinese and foreign language.

3. Visiting Scholars & Teachers taking Refresher Course in Continuing Education Office

  All the visiting scholars and teachers taking refresher course in Continuing Education Office can read books and periodicals in library reading rooms only with your valid IC Cards. If you need to borrow books, you must take your deposit and materials fee to the staff of Continuing Education Office, then the staff will help you to open your library privilege at Library Card Center.

  Deposit: ¥1000.00: valid for 60 books both Chinese and foreign language.

  Materials Fee: ¥100.00 / y ( lump-sum payment, non-refundable)

4. Temporary Staff Without IC Cards

  Readers who have a temporary research cooperation with schools and departments of Tsinghua University can apply for a temporary CPU Card for reading or borrowing books in the library when taking academic research in our university.

 You should take your ID Card, electronic ID photo (jpg, send to bzhch@lib.tsinghua.edu.cn), your supervisor signed Introduction Letter from your work department which have an agreement with library, and fees when applying for a CPU Card at Library Card Center.

Deposits:

¥100.00: only valid to read in the library;

¥300.00: valid to borrow 5 Chinese books;

¥1000.00: valid for 5 books both Chinese and foreign language.

Materials Fee: ¥10.00 / m ( lump-sum payment, non-refundable)

Card Fee: ¥20.00


5. 
Using Library Cards

① Card holders may use valid cards to access library and library services. Please bring cards when you visit library, use them properly.

② Each IC card and CPU library card may only be used by the person named on it. Never lend cards to others. Readers misusing cards will be limited the borrowing right for 1-6 months or reported to the school for discipline punishment in some serious cases.

③ Overdue cards are not allowed to use.

④ Please refer to the Loan Quota and Period on library homepage.

⑤ CPU library cards are valid in Main Library, Humanities & Social Sciences Library, Arts Library, Finance Library, Economics & Management Library, Architecture Library and Law Library.

6. Valid Period of Library Cards

Both IC Card holders and CPU Card holders can apply for your library privilege from 1month to 3 years according to the agreement signed by your work department. Moreover, IC Cards are valid to read until the expiration date of your cards.

7. Renewal of Library Cards

   When a library card expires and its holder needs to continue using the library materials, a renewal is required. Both IC Card holders and CPU Card holders may make the renewal with IC Cards or CPU Cards and supervisor signed Introduction Letter at the Card Center before the expiration. If the expiration date is exceeded, the data maintenance fee will be ¥10.00 / m.

8. Lost Card Reporting and Replacing

  International students may report lost or replace IC cards at the Registration Center or dial 6278-5077 for further assistance.

Other IC Card holders may report lost or replace IC cards at Human Resources Office or dial 6278-5077, 6278-8077 for further assistance.

③ CPU library card holders may report lost or replace cards at Library Card Center or dial 6278-3067 for further assistance. Please take your current proof of identity and card replacement fee (¥20.00 ) to the Card Center for the new card one week after reporting lost.

④ Readers are responsible for all books borrowed before reporting and any payment from them.

9. Leaving school

Before departure from the university, all the readers should return all the materials borrowed from library and pay off the fines or claims for missing books.

② CPU library card holders should take your cards and receipts to the Library Card Center for cancellation before leaving school. Card holders who lost CPU cards have to pay a¥20.00 card fee. If anyone refuses to follow the procedures, library will ask your work department for further assistance.
 
③ With the receipt, the deposit will be refunded within 6 months since cards expire. However, a ¥10.00/m data maintenance fee have to be paid. The period accumulated from the expiration date. More than 15 days is considered as one month. Deposits cannot be refund after 6 months since cards expire. If the receipt is lost, card holder should fill an Application Form to get deposit refunded. The form should be sealed by your work department and signed by its supervisor, and also approved by the director of our library.

10. Contact us

Library Card Center

Hall, West Library

Tel:  6278-3067

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday    8:00-12:00  13:00- 17:00

Saturday - Sunday   9:00-12:00 13:00-17:00 (lost card reporting only)

 

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