BORROWING AND REFERENCE LOAN ENTITLEMENT All NAFA students and staff are automatically members of the Library. STUDENT STAFF EXTERNAL MEMBERS LOAN QUOTA 12 items 20 items 8 items LOAN PERIOD 2 weeks (including AV loan)* 4 weeks; 2 weeks (AVs) 2 weeks AV viewing within Library RENEWAL Once if there is no reservation OVERDUE FINE All Materials Discussion Room Green Spot (3-hour loan) $ 0.10/working day per item $ 0.50/hour per item $ 0.50/hour per item * AV items are not available for loan to part-time students. Only AV titles for educational use may be viewed within the library. RETURNING Return items at the Circulation Counter during the library opening hours. Book Drop The book drop, located outside the Library, is only opened when the library is closed. Only return books, periodicals, and scores (with no part/s) that are not overdue in the book drop. Kindly return overdue items at the Circulation Counter at Level 6 of the Library. Do not return Audio Visual (AV) and score with part/s through the book drop. MONDAY-FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY BOOK DROP IS OPENED FROM: 7.30 PM – 8.30 AM the following day 1 PM onwards Whole day LOANS WILL BE CLEARED BY: 9.30 AM the following day Monday, 9.30 AM Monday, 9.30 AM Borrowers who return library materials via the book drop are deemed to have returned their loan the next working day. RECOMMENDED TEXT (Green Spot Books) Students may borrow "Green Spot" items for 3 hours under the Reserved Collection. The items are located at Compactus Room (Level 6) and Media Centre (Level 7). Each student is entitled to a loan of two Green Spot items without renewal. A fine of $0.50 per hour is imposed for overdue "Green Spot" items. "Green Spot" items comprise textbooks, music scores and lecturers’ semester module files. REFERENCE Reference service is providing information to meet the needs of individual library users. Our reference services include: Assisting students and staff in locating library books/periodicals or information on the web. Demonstrating the use of the library’s online catalogue (WebOPAC). Demonstrating the use of e-databases subscribed by the library. You can either approach the ask@library counter (Monday - Friday, 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM) at Level 7 or email to [email protected] DOCUMENT DELIVERY FOR STUDENT AND STAFF When the journal article you want is not available at the NAFA Library, we can acquire it for you from another library or information provider. This service is open to students in Bachelor or Master programmes and academic staff only. As the NAFA Library allocates an amount of its budget for this service, each eligible requestor is assigned a proportion of this. Once the eligible requestor’s allocation has been spent, the costs must be borne by him or her. To make a request, email the title and the name of author(s) of the journal article to [email protected] FOR EXTERNAL MEMBERS NAFA Library also supplies copies of articles and photographs from the NAFA Collection to external members. The charges are as follows: TYPE CHARGES PER ARTICLE DELIVERY NAFA General Collection S$10.00 for first 10 pages, and S$2.00 for each subsequent page NAFA Library will respond to requests within 3 working days. NAFA Special Collection S$50.00 for first page, and S$20.00 for each subsequent page NAFA Photographs S$50.00 for each photograph INTER-LIBRARY LOAN (ILL) NAFA full-time academic and administration staff who require books/scores/AV items not held by NAFA Library may request the Library to borrow them from other libraries. These libraries include: National Library Board, including Lee Kong Chian Reference Library and library@esplanade. National University of Singapore (NUS) Library. Library@Esplanade for scores / audio visual materials pertaining to performing arts National Institute Education (NIE) Library Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Library Other Polytechnic libraries Requests for ILL is on a first-come-first-served basis and loan requests are restricted to materials that are related to work, teaching and research. Please email your request to [email protected] or call +65 6512 4059 for further details and enquiries. CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP NAFA Library is a corporate member of the National Library Board (NLB). This membership allows NAFA staff to borrow reference books from its Lee Kong Chuan Reference Library using the NLB Corporate membership card. Please email your request to [email protected] or call 6512 4059 .