LRC Stake players
These includes the following:
- All bonafide members (students, faculty and staff) of the schools in campus;
- Former members of the Faculty, alumni, and former students who were honorably discharged;
- Scholars/Researchers and members of other educational institutions and agencies, and other private individuals, who are members of the PLAI-DRLC and MASTSLINet Consortia;
Requirements upon entry to the LRC:
- Faculty and staff shall present the DSSC ID.
- Students shall present the validated LRC ID.
- Alumni shall present the validated Alumni ID.
- Consortia members shall present the referral letter from their HEI’s Librarian and at least one valid ID.
General LRC Rules and Regulation
- Courtesy and respect shall be practiced at all times. Any user must comply with all LRC use rules and regulations.
The LRC uses an open-shelf scheme, allowing LRC users to access stacks for optimum use of resources.
- Smoking, unnecessary noise, unseeming behavior, disruption or any other behavior that interferes with the proper use of the LRC is prohibited.
- Mobile phones must be set to silent mode.
- Eating in public service areas is not authorized.
- Silence must be strongly observed inside the LRC. Loud speaking, laughter and other excessive noise are strictly prohibited.
- It is important to keep the LRC clean. Littering is not tolerated on the table and on the floor. Waste baskets for cleanliness
purposes are provided inside the LRC.
- The LRC caters to all LRC clientele including persons with disability (PWD), members of indigenous communities, and those with diverse sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE).
Policies in the New Normal
- new standard to minimize the risk of infection would be the of wearing facemask and face shield. Disinfectants such as alcohol, hand sanitizer,
thermal scanners are provided.
- Physical distancing amongst LRC personnel should be observed, thereby allowing employees to take their snacks and lunch on their own and avoid talking
and eating together.
- Instructors can still borrow physical copies of books since there is no electronic collection.
- They can send a request to the librarian via messenger, and the requested books can be picked up at the LRC three days after the request.
- Limited number of clients inside the LRC at any given time shall be implemented due to the policy on physical distancing; and
- Online use of the DSSC LRC will be offered since students are on study from home scheme.
- or washing areas and thermal scanners are provided at the guardhouse so that clients are cleared prior to entry.
- disinfection operations of the equipment and services are conducted to ensure the safety of the LRC personnel.
Delivery of education:
- The LRC will have an influence on how teaching and learning processes will take place, as classes will be conducted online.
- Many teachers would rely on online classes and avoid face-to – face discussions (as much as possible). They will need the support
of librarians to link them to the online tools of the LRC.
- As a way to complement the classroom or online courses, there will be a sudden change from printed materials to online databases.
- It is necessary to know the characteristics and uses of these databases for successful operation.
Hours of Services:
On school days:
- Monday to Friday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
- (No Noon Break)
- 1 copy of 1×1 recent ID picture
- Validated Student ID
- Green Form – Enrolment Certificate
The LRC Card
- All bonafide DSSC students are eligible for the LRC Card and are expected to apply.
- The LRC Identification Card serves as the pass. There is strict compliance of NO ID,
NO ENTRY. The LRC ID card is presented upon entry and whenever a book or material is borrowed.
- The LRC ID card is non-transferable. LRC privilege should be exercised personally. The owner of the
ID card is responsible for all materials borrowed on it. Anyone found lending or using someone else’s LRC ID card will be penalized.
- The LRC ID card is validated every semester.
- The lost LRC Card should be replaced and, upon request for replacement of a new card, the affidavit of loss notarized by the Private or Public
Attorney’s Office (PAO) should also be obtained.
- The Circulation In-Charge is responsible for the issuance of the LRC Card.
- The Circulation In-Charge requires students to record their names in the logsheet and it is necessary to submit the following requirements:
- Students must get their LRC Card laminated and validated by the librarian every beginning of the semester before they can borrow any LRC materials.