Rules and Regulations

LIBRARY RULES AND REGULATIONS

Discipline

  • All users are required to sign in the Gate Entry Register upon entrance to the library.
  • All users must observe total silence in the library and its environs at all times.
  • All bags, cases, folders etc. must be left in the luggage area outside the library.
  • Users are not allowed to log in using their personal passwords at the search computers or to access the internet from there.
  • No student is allowed to enter the circulation area without the consent of the library staff
  • No library equipment may be moved, modified or tampered without permission from the librarian

Borrowing Procedure:

  • A user must be a registered student in the current term to be able to use the library services
  • All students must present their Library Membership Cards before borrowing any library materials
  • Library materials may not be removed from the library unless the library staff has properly issued them out
  • Students are allowed to borrow a maximum of four books for a period of 15 days
  • All borrowed materials must be returned on or before the due date
  • Students are not allowed to borrow books on behalf of others or transfer borrowed materials to other students

The following materials can only be used within the library

  • Reference books
  • Newspapers
  • Journals and magazines

    WORKING HOURS:  Monday – Saturday 7.30 AM to 7.00 PM

    All  Sundays and Public Holidays  – 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM

Damage/Loss of Library Materials:

  • All users will be held responsible for any damage or loss of library materials in their possession and will be required to meet the cost of replacement and processing
  • Users must ensure that the books they borrow are in good condition to avoid being held responsible for any damages noted while returning the books
  •  Lost books must be reported to the librarian immediately and replaced or paid for
  •  Lost library books that are recovered, must be handed to the librarian as they remain the property of the college library

Overdue Charges/Fines

  • General collection books-Rs. 1 per day

Borrowing

  • All registered students, faculty and staff have borrowing privileges in the library.

Loan periods
The length of time that books may be borrowed is as follows

  • Students: Four books for 15 days; renewable once
  • Faculty (Teaching): Five books for 1 month
  • Other staff (Non Teaching): Two books for 1 month