“Costas Papakyriacou” Library - Operational Rules

 

1. PURPOSE
The purpose of the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association (CyHRMA) Library is to primarily serve its Members for scientific, research and wider information.

2. NAME OF THE LIBRARY
The Library has been named “Costas Papakyriacou” after the Association’s Honorary President, who donated a large number of books and specialized publications from his personal library, which cover a wide range of issues in the sector of Human Resource Management.

3. LIBRARY MATERIAL
The material arrangement in the Library is based on the following theme categories in order to be easily found by the interested users:

(A) LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
(B) GENERAL MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT
(C) ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
(D) NEGOTIATIONS
(E) LEADERSHIP
(F) HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGEMENT/ LOSS CONTROL
(G) HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & RELATED SUBJECTS
(H) INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY
(I) INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS / EMPLOYEERELATIONS
(J) GENERAL BUSINESS, INDUSTRIAL & MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
(K) NOTES FOR MANAGERS ( Industrial Society publications)
(L) SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT
(M) EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION (Non - Cyprus)
(N) EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION (Cyprus)
(O) HR SURVEYS & REPORTS, PROCEEDINGS (Europe and Cyprus)
(P) CONFERENCE BOOKLETS, COURSE MANUALS ETC
(Q) CyHRMA STRATEGIC PARTNERS (Directories etc)
- MAGAZINES


4. RIGHTS OF USE

The Library users must abide by all Library rules.

The library material is available for use within the Library or may be borrowed. All visitors have the right to use the Library however only the Association’s Members have the right to borrow books.

Visitors may use the Library material which is located at the Association’s Offices (8 Pindarou, 8, 1st floor, Apt 103, 1060 Nicosia). If any problem arises during reviewing library books and materials, users should instantly inform the Administrative Officer of the Association.

Books removed from shelves for use within the Library must not be re-shelved but handed over to the Administrative Officer after their use instead.

In case of borrowing, the user hands over to the Administrative Officer the “Borrowing Form” duly completed and signed, accepting the rules and regulations of the Library. The form is kept within the Association’s archives for reference and monitoring.

Readers may access the Library’s material and find the material of their interest through our database.

5. OPENING HOURS
The Library is open throughout the entire year and it remains closed during the Association’s public holidays and vacations.

The Library’s opening hours are:
Monday to Thursday 08:30 – 17:00
Friday 08:30 – 14:30

6. FREE USE
The access to the Library is free to all users.

7. BORROWING
Each Member may borrow up to three (3) books in total. The deadline for returning a borrowed book is 30 days.

Loose-leaf books, magazines and journals issues cannot be borrowed.

8. LOSSES - DAMAGES - PENALTIES
Members who borrow books need to return them in the same condition as when they were borrowed. For any material loss or damage, the user is obliged to fully compensate the Association by buying the same book or other book of equal value.

In case of a book return with obvious corruption/damage, the same provisions are applied related to books loss.

In case the user refuses to compensate the Association, he/she is subject to a definitive exclusion from using the Library.

9. COPYRIGHTS
The users of the Library are obliged to respect the law on the protection of intellectual property. The reproduction (copying) of the Library’s material is strictly prohibited. Photocopies are allowed only for books with loose-leaf pages and magazines in the presence of the Administrative Officer.

10. SAFETY
For the general safety of Library material, the following rules must be followed:
Α. Carrying in the Library objects that, according to the Administrative Officer, may cause damage or corruption to the books is prohibited.
Β. Smoking and food or beverage consumption during the Library material use is strictly prohibited.

If the above rules are not followed, the Administrative Officer has the right to ask people to leave the Library.

11. LIBRARY ENRICHMENT

The enrichment of the Library can be made from the Association’s funds and further donations from Members, Friends of the Association as well as from Bookstores. Access the Donors & Sponsors list.