1. Reference services:

    •    Offers help with any questions,
    •    Provides information about libraries and their services,
    •    Teach users how to use catalog and online databases, and
    •    Assists users to find sources for class assignments and research projects

  2. Circulation services:

    Registration Policy for American Corner (AC):
    •    Present a valid identification (national ID card, student ID card …)
    •    Adhere one photo (3 x 4)
    •    Registration fee: Free of Charge

    Borrowing Policy:
    •    Present a valid Corner ID Card (American Corner)
    •    Number of books can be checked out: 2 books maximum
    •    Loan periods: 14 days
    •    Renewal: only once for 14 days
        (books must be brought to the library to be renewed)

    Fine Policy:
    •    One day late: 500R (Fine is up to 40,000R maximum)
    •    Over 30 days late: borrowing privileges will be suspended for 100 days
    •    Damaged plastic covers: 1000R for each
    •    Damaged barcode labels: 1000R for each
    •    Damaged call number labels : 1000R for each
    •    Lost items: must pay for a current replacement cost plus 4000R for each item

  3. Free Internet access:

    The Internet, for research purposes, is available free of charge for limited periods via American Corner computers. Computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The corner also provides Wi-Fi access for unlimited periods. Users can obtain a password to access Wi-Fi from library staff at the Information Desk.

    Computers are available for students to learn and practice English through the use of CDs, VCDs and DVDs. Computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  4. Cable TV/DVD player/VCR:

    There are two big screen TV with a cable connection to access news and documentary programs. Channels available for viewing include: CNN, Channel News Asia, CNBC/UBC, Bloomberg TV, Animal Planet, National Geographic and The Discovery Channel. Moreover, there are comfortable chairs for users to relax and enjoy watching TV.

  5. Reading spaces:

    The American Corner has several reading spaces for students to study. The corner is equipped with air conditioners, thus the atmosphere is conductive for reading or studying.

  6. Instruction/tour:

    •    Library catalog
    •    Online databases
    •    Websites
    •    Google’s search tips
    •    Evaluate sources
    •    Citation

  7. EducationUSA Advising Service:

    •    Helping students to prepare for their education in the U.S.
    •    Providing information about American educational system and scholarships
    •    Giving information about the U.S. standardized admission tests
    •    Assisting students to search for specific programs they are interested


Main Library/American Corner/EducationaUSA Advising Center
PUC South Campus No.184, Norodom Blvd., Phnom Penh
Tel: 010 50 21 21

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