Rules for journals and newspaper reading room
Article 1 This room is comprehensive journals and newspapers reading room for adults, and contains hard-copied newspapers, journals and electronic copies of newspapers and journals of social sciences and natural sciences, which are open to the public free of charge (readers below 16 please go to Children's Hall).
Article 2 Opening hours: 9:00 -- 21:00 (also open on holidays).
Article 3 The readers can read newspapers and journals on the open shelves, and shall put them back after reading. Please take only one book (or one kind) each time. If you want to read the outdated newspapers and journal, please fill out the request form (reference number and journal title) and ask the staff for access.
Article 4 Readers with subject for consultation shall contact the staff in the room to fill out the consultation form, and readers who want to take materials out of the room to copy need to provide valid identification. Please do not take books or other materials out of this room without permission from the staff.
Article 5 Please take care of the books. Hiding, tearing, painting, defacement or stealing books are strictly prohibited, offenders might be fined by 5--10 times the book price.
Article 6 Please keep quiet while reading in this room; please do not speak loudly on mobile or use portable player and other electronic digital equipment.
Article 7 This room is not open for self-studying. Please keep your bags in the self-service storage counter or at the main service counter. Please do not bring in food, beverages or books (prints) and keep the room clean.
Article 8 If you need to use the computer to read the electronic newspapers, please read carefully and abide by the rules for E-reading room.