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LIBRARY RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Saturdays 9 AM to 4 PM
Library will remain closed on all Sundays and Public holidays

 

Arrangement of Books

Books are classified and arranged as per Dewey Decimal Classification. OPAC - Computerized Open Access Catalogue is available to locate the documents.

 

Discipline

1. All users must observe total silence in the library and its premises.
2. All students are required to record their entry and exit time by scan their barcode ID in the library Counter.
3. Use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited in the library. switch off their Mobiles or keep them on silence mode.
4. Library Books will be issued against Identity cards.
5. All bags, cases, folders, overcoats, caps,briefcases and hand bags etc. must be left in the luggage area outside the library.
6. Users are not allowed to leave their baggage overnight in the library. The library shall not take any responsibility for loss of personal property or books already signed out to a user.
7. Library materials may not be taken outside of the library unless the library staff has properly issued them out.
8. All users are required to show the items in their possession to the library staff on demand before leaving the library.
9. No library equipment may be moved, modified or tampered with without permission from the librarian.
10. The owner of the ID Cards shall be held responsible for the books borrowed against his/her ID Card, hence it is necessary to keep the tickets carefully.Loss of ticket must be immediately reported to the librarian. Duplicates of Library Tickets will not be issued.
11. The librarian may recall any book from any member at any time and the member shall return the same immediately.
 
Membership
1. All the members of the staff and students of the college are eligible to be members of the library. Books and other library materials are open for use and subscription only to the members of the library.
2. Explicit Written permission from the Principal is necessary for outsiders to use the Library facility.
 
Borrowing Procedure
Category No. of Books Loan Period Penalty for Late Return
UG Students 4 14 days Rs.1/-per day(Holiday inclusive)
PG Students 6 14 days Rs.1/-per day(Holiday inclusive)
Teaching Staff 10 14 days Rs.1/-per day(Holiday inclusive)
Guest Lectures 8 14 days Rs.1/-per day(Holiday inclusive)
Non Teaching Staff 2 14 days Rs.1/-per day(Holiday inclusive)

 

Issue of Books

Users cannot borrow copies of the same book.

 

Return/Renew

Books must be returned on or by due dates.

Library fines, if any, are to be paid at the cash counter in the College office along with due slip from the library.

 
Reference Books
Reference books are not for issue and are to be referred inside the Library.
Under no circumstances reference books will be issued either for classroom reading/reference or for reading outside the library.
Photocopying full book is not permitted inside the Library or campus.
 
Journals/Reports
Users must take care of the journals/ reports taken for Xerox and should ensure its safe return.
 
Damage/ Loss of Library Materials
1. When a member receives a book from the library he/she satisfy himself/herself that the book is in sound condition. If it is not, the matter shall at once be brought to the notice of the librarian, failing which the member shall be liable to replace the book with a new copy. Marking, underlining, writing, tampering and tearing away the pages of books are punishable with fine or replacement of the book or both.
2. Lost books must be reported to the librarian immediately and replaced or paid for within 30 days.
3. Lost library books that are recovered, must be handed to the librarian as they remain the property of the college library.

4. If the books are lost, Then the borrower shall replace the books of the same edition or latest edition or pay govt directives.

 

No due Certificate

Final year students are required to return all their library books and tickets and after paying outstanding dues, if any before proceeding to collect the Hall Ticket. They should obtain a No due certificate from the Library.

 

Exclusion from the use of the Libray

1. Any user who disregards the library rules and regulations will not be permitted to use the library anymore.

The library staff have the right to ask students to leave the library if they are behaving inappropriately or causing disturbance to other users

 

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