Over due Rules
All the users are requested to return the borrowed books in time so that it can be made available to the other readers.
For home lending books
The borrowed books must be returned within 15 days. In case of books returned after the due date, fine will be charged as mentioned below :
First 7 days Rs 1.00 per day per book
08-15 days Rs 2.00 -- do –
16-59 days Rs. 3.00 per day per book
Above 60 days Rs 5.00 -- do –
For Overnight or Reference Materials
Books issued for Overnight reference must be returned next day by 10.00 am else the users have to pay fine of Rs.10.00 per day per book.
If users take reference books or other reference material intentionally or by mistake out of the library, they will be charged a fine of Rs. 50.00 per day per item and their library membership will be cancelled
Readers who repeatedly fail to return books on due date will lose the library membership
Damage and Loss of books and other materials
Loss of any book by a borrower should be reported to the Circulation counter immediately to avoid further fine. Borrower will have to replace the lost books with the latest edition of the same or pay one and half times cost of the book to the library.
If the book is not replaced within 7 days, the defaulter will be charged fine from the due date to the date it is returned and if the book is out of print then they will have to pay 3 times the cost of the book as fine.
If a book in multi volume set is damaged or lost, the users will be liable to replace the whole set of the latest edition or pay current price of the book and half times the cost of book as fine.
Rules for using e-library
The Internet facility is provided to the authorized readers of the Library only.
Computers in the library are meant for browsing library databases and to access e-resources only. Use of these computers for social networking or entertainment is prohibited.
Users should produce the Identity Card at the Reference counter and collect the same after browsing. Users should enter the name and other details in the register before browsing the e-resources. Maximum time for browsing is restricted to one hour only when, the number of users is more than five.
Users are advised to make use of this facility only to support their academic and research activities.
It is our collective responsibility, as far as the safety of the systems is concerned. Any misuse of the systems should be brought to notice of the Librarian.
All the computers are equipped with the Electronic Surveillance Software to detect the Internet sites visited and searched by each user.
Librarian reserves the right to stop extending this facility to a person found misusing,.
E-mail and chatting on the Net is prohibited.
Download of full text access is permitted to the users, however, systematic download is not permissible, See the © Copyright notice. Members may please note that the library will not allow pen drives, CDs etc for downloads.
Users are not permitted to save on any section of the hard disk of any of the PCs. Users can temporarily save it in 'My documents' area of the PC. Users must not save any matter on the 'desk tops'.
It is the sole responsibility of the user to take timely back -up of the matter that is created or saved by him / her. The library staff, for the purpose of maintenance, shall delete such files every 15 days to provide enough working space for the users and ensure proper functioning of the PCs in terms of speed and other technical snags.
Users must not down-load any screen-saver other than the one activated by the library and should also not change the screen settings.
Duplication of any software or audio-visual program is not allowed. This infringes copyright regulations and offenders will be liable for legal action
A member must return all the library books and other materials borrowed by him/her and clear all library dues before demanding for a no dues clearance certificate`
Institutes I Card is compulsory while using the central Library facility
Before leaving the library every user/visitor should allow the security personnel to examine his/her belongings.
Taking away anything belonging to the library in an unauthorized manner will be treated as theft and dealt with accordingly. Readers are expected to conduct themselves in a distinguished way while using the library. Any inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated.
Studying or working in groups or group discussions is not permissible
Arrangement of chairs in the reading room should not be disturbed
Readers are advised to use the only the Reading Room for reading purpose.
Students are expected to read the notice issued by the library from time to time, ignorance of the same will not be excused.
Dog-earing, marking or underlining the pages of publications or cutting pages, illustrations, advertisements or damaging the publications in any way is strictly prohibited. The defaulters will not only have to pay the cost and penalty for such offences but will be restricted from using the library facility thereon.
Do not dislodge documents from its position on the shelves, in case you are not consulting
Books or other resources taken from the stacks should not be re-shelved by the readers but should be left on
the tables reserved for this purpose. Please remember that a book misplaced is a book lost.
While entering the library, readers should leave their personal belongings, such as bags, brief-cases, personal books, files, raincoat, helmet, laptop, overcoat, umbrella etc. on the racks which are kept for the same at their own risk. However, they can carry loose papers and note books. Library will not take the liability for the loss or damage of personal property.
Mobile phones must be switched off or turned to vibration mode before entering the Library.
Readers should maintain silence in the library and should not bother other users in any way.
Smoking and spitting are strictly prohibited
The above mentioned rules are subject to periodical reviews & revisions.
Violation of any of the library rules can lead to cancellation of membership and readers may be debarred from using the library facility