Why the library?
• Wealthy collection of books and other media for
pleasure reading and research or independent
• Provides access to professionally vetted and
librarian-mediated information databases.
• Provides effective information retrieval schemes.
• Provides venue for individual study and group
• Supports Academic Honesty
CODE OF CONDUCT
“It is expected that all students clearly
understood and execute the proper conduct as
set by Fairview International School Libraries.
Fairview School Libraries reserves the rights to
cancel/terminate the library privileges of any
patrons who do not adhere thereof.”
•Only stationeries, laptops and other valuable devices are
the only allowed items within the reading area.
•Under any circumstances, group work must not disturb
the tranquillity of the library. Library authorities will give
only give three (3) verbal warnings and if in any case
warned patron chooses to defy then will be asked to leave.
•Any user is forbidden to drink, eat, sleep, talk loudly, sit
on the table, and remove furniture from its position. This
includes Public Display of Affection (PDA).
•Music through headphones maybe allowed as long as it will
not cause discomfort to other readers.
•Patrons should not attempt to reserve study places by
leaving personal things.
•Virtual games of any kind will not be allowed. Computers
will be confiscated.
•It is encouraged to push back the chairs and return them in
pristine order before leaving the library.
• It is a must to respect all library personnel
at all time.
• The Library and Media Centre reserves
the rights to suspend the library privileges
of any students/patrons who purposely
and continuously defy to adhere Services
Terms and Condition.
Using the Research Hub
•All patrons are encouraged to make use of the availability of wireless internet
connectivity in the school solely for academic and research purposes. Therefore,
library access point will only allow online access for relevant information and
playing games as well as downloading non-educational movies will not be
•Computer terminals are made available for students use in the library. A request
in the circulation counter must be done in order to gain access to these
•It is prohibited to change any physical or virtual set-up of any library owned
computers and peripheral devices.
•Foreign storage devices maybe allowed after the required anti-virus scanning.
The Use of the Discussion Rooms
•Students who need to work on
projects, researchers and any academic activity
that needs to use library resources shall be
allowed to use the discussion area.
•Though discussion is allowed but only
moderate voices and serious conversations are
The Use of Viewing / Story
•Class or Group viewing are allowed upon request. However, a reservation
on the use of this facility must be made at least a day before the schedule.
•Foreign viewing materials should be presented for previewing a day before
the schedule. This is important in order to make sure that the material/s
can run using the existing technology of the Library and the material/s
adhere to the mission and vision of the school.
•All students will be required to submit to the teacher-in-charge or the
librarian a REFLECTION assessment at the end of the movie.
SERVICES TERMS AND
“The purpose of these regulations is to safeguard
the common interest of all library users.
Mainly, this is administer to ensure a more
efficient and effective delivery of library services.
• All materials loaned for overnight/1 week/1 month
should be properly processed at the circulation desk.
• Upon request for Check-out, a patron should sign his/her
name and class on the date due slip found at the rectoside back cover of the book.
• For books with barcode, the circulation in-charge will
automatically scan the book barcode for check out. The
details the due date and time will be posted in the
To Check-out books
Step 1: Submit selected materials in the circulation desk for processing. The
circulation in-charge will then Accession the materials and file them for
processing. Processing will take some time depending upon the volume of
requested materials for cataloguing. Each title will undergo cataloguing
procedure that usually takes 2 to 3 minutes
Step 2: Follow up your request the following day for the status. You may visit
the library or you may opt to contact us through our email and through
http://fairviewlibrary.weebly.com/. We will then advice you as to when will
your materials be available for pick-up.
Step 3: Pick up your materials personally in the library and please take note on
its stated date due for return. Circulation policies will be strictly applied for
all catalogued library materials.
• No materials at the Reserve Section of the library shall
be permitted to loan for overnight.
• Photostat is available for .10 cent MYR only (Paper is
• Library users are asked to report to library staff any
instances of defacement to any library materialsAny
undesired condition of the material will be accounted to
the borrower upon its checked-in.
PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAM STUDENTS
A primary year program student may borrow a maximum of
2 books at a time for 2 days and may return them
on/before 2:00 P.M. on the 2rd day of the loaning period.
MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAM STUDENTS
A middle year program student may borrow a maximum of
3 books at a time for 1 week and may return them
on/before 2:00 P.M. on the 7th day of the loaning period.
What if I did not Return the book on
All books returned beyond the specified due time and date
will be considered overdue. The standard basis for
computing overdue fines will be as follows:
PHOTOSTAT LOAN/RESERVE - RM.20/Book/Hour
WEEKLY/MONTHLY LOAN – RM .20/Book/Day
Overdue fines beyond 10.00 MYR will be paid in the
finance office with a notice submitted by the librarian to
the cashier indicating the amount
What if I lost the book?
Lost/heavily damaged books must be replaced with a new
one. If the title is out of print then purchasing of a new
title will be required. It is a must that the book to be
replaced must be of the same subject, of the same if not
higher price, of the same texture/quality and of copyright
which is not less than five years back of the current year.
Library and Media Centre Staff
Mr. Shiegfred Saclauso Arambala
Library / Media Resource Teacher (Librarian)
Ms. Visalachi Menon