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Library Etiquette

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You are requested to remember that the Library is a place for quiet study and to respect the needs of other members of College for a pleasant and conducive working environment. Please ensure your mobile phones are silent and that you do not make or receive calls until you are outside the Library doors.

The Library is strictly for the use of Lincoln College members only. You should not bring friends into the Library, except as part of a tour of the College. It is strictly forbidden to borrow books on behalf of others.  

WiFi is available throughout the library, using the same OWL network as the rest of College. Plug sockets are available on or under most desks.

There is a colour photocopier / scanner / printer in the Library basement, which charges to your printing account in the same way as printing in the College IT rooms. Both A4 and A3 printing and copying is available in both colour and black & white. Members of the MCR and JCR can connect to all the library electronic resources from any computer on the College network. It is possible to download information onto memory sticks on the terminals in the Library.

In order to keep the desks clear for all members of College, the tables are cleared each weekday morning: you are advised not to leave books, papers or personal property lying around, especially overnight.

As in any library, it is forbidden to bring food, drinks or permanent ink into the Library at any time. However, a small transparent bottle of water, preferably with a sports cap is permitted.

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