Using the Library

General Rules

  • Strict silence should be maintained in the library
  • All the students / scholars and outsiders entering the library shall keep their bags and other belongings in the entrance
  • Only papers and library books to be returned are allowed inside the library
  • Do not leave any valuables at the check point
  • Library is not responsible for any loss of personal belongings
  • Identity card is compulsory for getting access to the library. This should be presented in the electronic gate register during entry and exit
  • Beverages and eatables are not allowed inside the library
  • Using Cell phones inside the library is strictly prohibited
  • No photographs of the library shall be taken without proper authorization
  • Demand and suggestion slips are available at the circulation desk for the users of library
  • Library user shall not engage in audible conversation in any part of the library
  • Books/other material taken from the stacks should not be re-shelved by the readers. Books should be left on the reading table after use.(Please remember that a document misplaced is a document lost)
  • Deliberate tampering of RFID tags and unauthorised exit of books will invite severe penalty
  • The librarian reserves the right to suspend the membership of any member found misbehaving with the library staff or any other member

Borrowing Rules

  • The privilege of borrowing books from the library is restricted to members only
  • The members are provided with RFID-enabled identity cards
  • Identity cards must be produced for borrowing books. These cards are not transferable
  • The reader should check the books thoroughly for missing pages, chapters etc., while getting them issued
  • No book in damaged condition will be accepted from the users on return. Damaged books will have to be replaced by the borrower
  • Loss of Identity card should be reported immediately to the Librarian
  • Books issued will not be accepted back on the same day
  • Loss of book must be reported immediately. Late fee, if any, will be charged till the loss of book is reported
  • Books are re-issued / renewed only if there are no claims
  • Readers will be charged with fine for overdue loans @ Re.5/- per book per day; the membership will be cancelled after a period of 5 days of non-return of the books
  • Reference books, Theses, CDs and loose issues / bound volumes of periodicals will not be issued
  • Every user is requested to check the status of books outstanding against his/her name soon after a transaction in the counter.
  • Discrepancy, if any, should be brought to the notice of the person in the counter immediately. Any complaint thereafter is not likely to be entertained

These rules and regulation are subject to revision / updation from time-to-time without assigning any reason.