Rules and etiquette at Södertörn University Library
The library is our common space so take good care of it. Be nice to each other and to the library's furniture and books.
The study environment
The library is divided into different zones, where different levels of noise is accepted. Be aware of where you are and follow the rules in that particular study space.
- 5th floor (entrance)
Group study area. A reasonable level of sound is permitted, set mobile phones to low volume.
- Floor 5.5 (Silent Reading Room)
No talking. Set mobile phones to silent.
- 6th floor
Silent area: No talking. Set mobile phones to silent.
Group study area: A reasonable level of sound is permitted, set mobile phones to low volume.
Please take care of the library’s books and other equipment. For example, making notes or highlighting text in the books is not permitted.
Food and drink
Fruit, sandwiches and sweets are allowed in the library as long as you throw away the rubbish in the bins provided. Drinks are also ok. If you want to eat anything else please visit the university’s restaurants/cafés or use the student kitchen in Moas båge.
Waste and recycling
Put your rubbish in the bins provided.
Glass, plastics and other materials can be sorted using the recycling bins by the library entrance.
Paper-recycling bins are located in the copying/printing rooms.
The computers in the library may only be used in accordance with Södertörn university terms and conditions (with your user ID). Read more about it on the page Terms and conditions for IT systems.
What happens if I don't follow the rules?
If you disrupt services in the library it can lead to disciplinary proceedings and expulsion (Högskoleförordningen (SFS 1993:100) 10 kap, §1, punkt 3). For more information see page Rights, obligations and safety.