The College of Staten Island (CSI) Library is an academic library that serves a diverse population of students, staff and faculty, as well as the general public.
Library patrons can expect that the Library will protect their privacy and rights to research and education in a facility that supports learning in both group and individual settings. To ensure that all patrons and visitors are able to use library resources and services effectively, patrons must take responsibility for their behavior.
Some behavior and activity limits the Library’s ability to offer services. Therefore, patrons of the Library are asked to refrain from activities including, but not limited to:
The Department of the Library asks that all patrons respect the rights of each individual to study and do research in a peaceful environment. People who are found to be violating these policies will be asked to refrain from such behavior.
If a person’s actions continue to disturb library patrons or staff, the person will be asked to leave the Library. Public Safety will be notified in instances where a person’s actions or behavior might jeopardize the safety of any library patrons or staff member, the reputation and property of the university, or for continued noncompliance of the above CSI Library policies.
Portions of this text have been adapted from the Shoen Library at Marylhurst University
Violation of this policy will result in the loss of library privileges, which includes an eight-week loss of privileges to check-out group study rooms, laptops, calculators, textbooks, dvds, inter-library loan materials, and circulating books.