Staff and student from the above participating institutions are eligible to apply for the RBS. External member are not eligible.

Consult the lists of RBS Participating Libraries that you are interested in joining.

  • - Ask staff at your home library for a RBS Application Form and fill it out. Please bring along your university/library card for verification. If you are applying for privileges at more than one library, you must fill out a form for each library. Library staff at your home library will verify your standing and sign the form.

  • - Present the signed RBS Application Form along with your university/library card at the participating library’s main counter.

  • - You will be responsible for complying with the library’s policies, including loan periods, overdue fines, recalls, all replacement and processing fees, and for returning all borrowed items directly to the lending library.

  • Coordinate the administration and evaluation of the scheme and the collection of statistics.
  • 1. Convene an ongoing advisory committee for the scheme.
  • 2. Solicit and consider suggestions for improvement of the scheme. The reciprocal borrowing advisory committee will review policies and procedures on an annual basis to maintain the best possible service.
  • 3. Maintain a file of letters of agreement / MoU and minutes of meetings of the scheme.
  • 4. Promote the scheme throughout the service area.
  • 5. Provide encouragement, support and training to libraries new to reciprocal borrowing.
  • 1. The home library is responsible for ensuring that their staff are aware of the RBS
  • 2. The home library must publicize and promote the RBS scheme in their own institution.
  • 3. Participating libraries will adopt policies and procedures that have been agreed for RBS and maintain the privacy of patrons.
  • 4. The home library must make a notation on their users’ record who have applied for RBS at other participating libraries.
  • 5. When the RBS applicant had registered to the specific library, always ensure to verify the current contact and address of the applicant.
  • 6. Each applicant must be informed about the rules and regulations of the lending library.
  • 7. Each applicant must be informed to return borrowed items in a timely manner to the lending library.
  • 8. Overdue fines may be collected at the lending library where materials are returned, based on their fine rate.
  • 9. Fees will be assessed for lost and damaged materials and will be collected by the lending library.
  • 1. Present your library card or institutional card and the completed RBS form to a reciprocal lending library to register for library privileges.
  • 2. Always present your identification, i.e library card or institutional card, when requesting to borrow materials from other libraries.
  • 3. Be in good standing at your home library.
  • 4. Observe the rules and regulations of the lending library.
  • 5. Always return materials, in person, within the loan period prescribed by the lending library.
  • 6. Always return materials immediately, in person, if recalled by the lending library.
  • 7. Assume responsibility for all materials borrowed, including payment for lost/damaged materials, all overdue fines and other charges incurred.
  • 1. Termination of RBS membership requires members to complete an RBS Clearance Form from the home library.
  • 2. Bring the completed RBS Form to each lending library that you have registered to, and clear any borrowing, fines any outstanding matters.
  • 3. Ensure the Clearance Form is completed and verified before submitting it to your home library for final clearance.

To stop using this service, request for the RBS Clearance Form from your home library. Bring the RBS Clearance Form to each library that you have registered to clear any borrowing, fines and any outstanding matters. Ensure the RBS Clearance Form are completed and verified before submitting to your home library for final clearance.

UBD

UTB

UNISSA

KUPUSB

PB

IBTE SSRC

IBTE JBC

IBTE NRC

IBTE SBC

IBTE ATC

IBTE MC

IBTE

BC

No. of item for Loans

Only Two Books

Loan Period

10 Days

Recalls

3 days prior

5 days

N/A

5 days prior

5 days prior

N/A

5 days prior

5 days prior

N/A

5 days prior

N/A

N/A

Fines

(late return)

20 cents/day

Lost/ Damaged Materials

Two times the price of the item or replacement

Original Price(Following Current Exchange Rate)

Two times the price of the item or replacement

Two times the price of the item or replacement

Fee or Replacement

Fee or Replacement

Two times the price of the item or replacement

Original Price or Replacement

Original Price or Replacement

Two times the price of the item or replacement

Original price or replacement

Two times the price of the item or replacement

Photocopy

Provided - $6: 100pcs - $12: 200pcs

Provided - $6: 100pcs - $12: 200pcs

Provided $7: 100pcs

Provided $5.50: 100pcs

Provided $1, $2 and $3

Provided

$5 or 0.10 per copy

N/A

Provided

B/W A4-0.10

C A4-0.20

Provided

B/W A4-0.10

C A4-0.20

Provided $10 0r 0.10 cent each

$0.10 cents per copy

N/A

Scanners

Free

Free

Free

N/A

Free

N/A

N/A

Free

Free

Free

N/A

N/A

Room Booking

N/A

Syndicate Room & Presentation Corner

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Available

Available

N/A

Printing

Provided Printing cards $1, $3 & $5

B&W – 0.30 C – 0.50

Provided (Together with Photocopy cards rate: $6)

N/A

Provided (Printing coupon rate: $2, $5, $10) C A4 - $1 C A3 - $2

B&W – 0.30 C – 0.50

N/A

B&W A4- 0.20

C A4 – 0.40

B&W A3- 0.40

C – A3 – 0.80

B&W A4- 0.20

C A4 – 0.40

B&W A3- 0.40

C – A3 – 0.80

B&W Only 0.50

N/A

N/A

Internet

Provided Via Desktop Only

Provided Via Desktop/Wi-Fi (password obtain from counter)

Provided

Via Desktop & Wi-Fi

No Wi-Fi

Provided

Provided

Provided via Desktop Only

Provide via Desktop & Wi-Fi

Provide via Desktop & Wi-Fi

Provided via Internet & Wi-Fi

Provided

N/A

Electronic resources

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)

N/A

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)

Upon request (On-site)