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Library and Learning Services

Entry to Kimberlin library.

Bar exceptions Kimberlin library is open 24 hours throughout the year to card holding DMU staff and students.

In order to assist in ensuring a safe working environment all users in the library during these hours are required to carry a valid form of ID.

Entitlement to use the facility

The library will be available for use by current DMU students and staff, and others with a current valid DMU Library card. You must therefore have either a valid current DMU ID card, or another card issued by the DMU Library Service.

Without such a card there will be no admittance.

Important

Security staff have the right to refuse access, to any individual; this includes anyone they believe is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

It will not be possible to enrol to use the library during these hours. All requests to join the library must be submitted during standard opening hours.

Extended hours are not available to any other users.

Security

Security staff will be regularly patrolling the building, and staffing the access control system during these hours of opening.

CCTV surveillance will continue in operation during these hours.

Conduct

The Library Regulations apply across all opening hours. In particular users are reminded of the policies relating to:

  • Food and drink - water only is permitted in the library
  • Smoking is forbidden in all areas
  • All mobile phones must be switched off or set to silent on entering the library
  • Study areas are designated as quiet or silent - users should adhere to the displayed guidelines

Security staff have the right to enforce these policies, including the right of ejection for non-compliance.

Important

Health & Safety

Students should make themselves aware of the position of emergency exits and evacuation procedures in an emergency.

Disabled students

Students who feel that they may have any problems in the event of an emergency evacuation are requested to make themselves known to the security staff on entering the building.