House rules

To make everyone's stay as agreeable as possible, please comply with the following rules:

  • Please announce your presence and the purpose of your visit at the reception.
  • Hand over big bags (also your laptop bag) to the receptionist, who will keep them safe in a locker.
  • Research and study are only permitted in the reference room. The other rooms are not accessible to visitors.
  • The staff will get you your books and other documents from the bookcases. It is not permitted to remove them on your own.
  • Books and all other materials are for reference only.
  • Use of the printer/scanner/photocopier is only allowed with accompaniment of a staff member.
  • Eating and drinking is only allowed on the first floor of the Ena Dankmeijer-Maduro Pavilion.
  • Please respect the tranquil working surroundings: turn off your gsm or put it on vibration. Have your telephone conversations outside the building. Talk in a low voice.
  • We, in our turn, cannot guarantee complete silence in the reference room, due to incoming phonecalls and visitors.
  • Please leave your work station in a clean and orderly state.
  • The manager of the library is authorized to prohibit access to the library to a visitor who acts improperly.