Borrowers are held personally responsible for the safe custody of any
material on loan to them.
Borrowers shall be required to pay the cost of replacement of any item
which is lost whilst on loan to them and shall be liable to pay such
compensation for any damage of defacement sustained by items on loan to
All persons admitted to the use of the Library are required to abide by
the regulations of the Library. The Librarian may suspend from the use
of the Library any person infringing the Library Regulations.
It must be stressed that the graduate and postgraduate students receive
their degree provided that they have been given a declaration, by the
Library, that they do not owe material to the Library.
Each user is provided with a Library PIN (Personal Identification
Number). If any Personal Data changes, Library must be notified.
As long as the items borrowed have not been reserved by another
borrower can be renewed. The Library accepts and telephone renewals.
Important Note: Only 2 repeated renewalls are permitted for borrowed items.
Reservations and Recalls:
Any item on loan can be recalled for another borrower at 7 days
notice. If the item has not been returned within 3 days, fines of 0.60 EURO per item shall be levied on the first 3 days and
1.50 EURO on each
following day. This is not valid for the summer time, that is, from
July 10th to August 20th. A user can book an ietm which is currently on
loan. If the item is in heavy demand it is recalled. If not, it is
returned as soon as the loan period is ended. In both cases, the person
who applied for the reservation is notified to borrow the item.
Fines of 0.06 EURO per day, per book, shall be levied on any borrower
returning an item late.
Within the Library building there is a self-service photocopier
available to users, which operates with magnetic cards.
The Development of the Library stock can be achieved by:
Purchase: The Researchers, the Faculty Staff and the
students, both postgraduate and undergraduate, can order any type of
material (except the textbooks) for purchase, according to the annually
As far as the ordering procedure is concerned, an order form is filled
out for each order. As soon as the material is received, the person who
applied for the order is notified. All types of material (except
Serials) may be ordered all year round.
Orders for new Serial titles should be brought for approval by the
Library Committe, around May.In October, a list with the approved Seria
titles is made out, to be sent to our Periodicals Supplier in order for
the first issues of the Serials to be delieved in the Library
effectively at the beginning of the New Year.
Donation: The Library welcomes donation of material at its
discretion. Its collection is extended by books, articles, conference
proceedings, diploma theses, masters and PhDs written by members of the
Technical University of Crete.
InterLibrary Cooperation: The researchers, faculty staff and
postgraduate students of the Technical University of Crete can apply
for loan of material which is not available in the Library and it is
located in Libraries inland or abroad. The length of loan is usually
ten days unless otherwise indicated by the lending library. Fines of 0.60
EURO per day shall be levied on any unprompt return of such
Prompt return of material is essential in order to maintain good
relations with other libraries.