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Access to Books !

The University Libraries shall follow an “Open Access System” with some exception. The Members shall have the privilege of free access to the Stack Areas. However, they will not have free access to those categories of books, whose use has been restricted due to their special nature. Such collections comprise of thesis, rare books/ out-of-print books, softcopies and other categories decided by the University Librarian from time to time. Books from these collections shall be allowed to be consulted only through special requisition.

Library Timings

  1. Working days & Saturdays
    8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

  2. Holidays and Sundays
    9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  3. Check-in Check-out
    9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

  4. Reading Halls (Rear)
    9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Note:- The University Librarian may modify library working hours keeping in view the attendance of the users.

Library Rules

Library Fee and Security Deposit
Library Fee and Security deposit as prescribed in the university prospectus shall be charged from all the students at the time of use of library membership. The security deposit is refundable within a year after leaving the University.

Permission to outsiders to use Library facilities.
The Research Scholars from other Universities may be permitted to use the University Library by the university librarian on recommendations of the of the Head of concerned department/discipline

Loss of Reader’s Tickets.
The Member shall be responsible for loss and misuse of the Reader’s Tickets. A Member who loses the Readers’ Ticket(s) shall submit an affidavit from Public Notary that he/she has lost his/her Reader’s Ticket(s) and shall be responsible for the loss of book issued against the lost Card(s). The Member shall be issued duplicate Reader’s Tickets after obtaining an Affidavit at the following charges:
i.   Reader’s Ticket   Rs. 5/ per ticket
ii.   ID-Card   Rs. 25/-
iii.   Full set (ID-Card + all Reader’s Tickets)  Rs. 50/- per set

Loan Privileges
The University Library shall issue an ID Card and Reader’s Tickets as per the entitlement of the bonafide members. The entitlement of the Members shall be as under:

1.

Teachers/Counterparts in Library & Sports

08

2.

Officers

06

3.

Other Employees

02

4.

Research Scholars

06

5.

Postgraduate Students

05

6.

Undergraduate/Diploma/Certificate Course Students

04

7.

Special Members

02


Period of loan.

  1. Teachers/Counterparts of Library & Sports.
    a. General books 60days
    b. Text books 15days

  2. Officers
    a. General books 30days
    b. Text books 5days

  3. Research Scholars
    a. General books 30days
    b. Text books 05days

  4. Postgraduate Student
    a. General books 14days
    b. Text books 05days

  5. Undergraduate / Diploma/Certificate course students
    a. General books 14days
    b. Text books 05days

  6. Special Members
    a. General books 14days



Categories of Learning Resources not to be Issued.
Learning resources in the following categories shall not be issued.

  • Reference Books

  • Journals

  • Thesis

  • Rare Books

  • Reference Text Books

  • Course Catalogues and Question Papers

Recall and Re-issue of Books
Books shall not be re-issued to the same borrower, if they have been reserved by some other library user. Books can be recalled from any borrower, if required. Failure to return them will entail usual overdue charges from the date of recall.

Reservation of Books
A book on loan can be reserved for a Member on his/her formal request. Intimation shall be sent to the Member who had requested for reservation immediately after the return of the book. The member shall collect the book within four days from the date of issue of intimation, failing which the book shall go back in normal circulation.

Conditions of Loan
Borrowers must satisfy themselves about the physical condition of the books before borrowing. They shall be held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of returning the book (s). All books on loan shall be returned on or before the due date marked on the Due-Date-Slip in the book, failing which overdue charges shall be realized from the borrower as per rules. Repeated violation of this rule by the Members, may lead to suspension or cancellation of the library membership of the defaulting member.

Overdues
Overdues, as laid-down hereunder, shall be charged from the members, if they fail to return the books on or before the due date as indicated on the Due-Date-Slip in the book:

    General Books
    Re. 1/- per day per book
    Textbook
    Re. 1/- per day per book

Remission of Overdue Charges.
The University Librarian on justifiable grounds may remit full overdue charge or part thereof.

Loss of books (General, Text, Reference, Multivolume & Out-of-Print Books and Journals)

  1. If a book is lost by any Member, he/she shall be asked to replace the book subject to satisfaction of the University Librarian or Cost of the Book + Binding charges + 10 % of the book’s price as processing charge.

  2. If the book borrowed and lost by a Member is out-of-print, double the cost of book + binding charges will be charged.

  3. If the lost book is a foreign publication, current foreign exchange rates will be charged.

  4. If a volume of multi-volume publication is lost, the member may be allowed to replace the lost volume(s) of the same edition. In case the volume is not available in the market, the member shall be charged the current price of the full set. If the latest edition is available in the market, the entire set of new edition may be accepted as replacement or the cost thereof may be charged.

  5. In case an issue of a journal is lost, the member will have to replace the same, failing which the cost of complete volume will be charged.

Working Hours
The University Library will ordinarily observe the following working hours.

  1. Working days & Saturdays
    8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

  2. Holidays and Sundays
    9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  3. Check-in Check-out
    9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

  4. Reading Halls (Rear)
    9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Note:- The University Librarian may modify library working hours keeping in view the attendance of the users.