LIBRARY RULES

  1. The Library shall remain open during the college hours on all working days of the college.
  2. The last period of every working day is set apart for the office work of the library and during that period no books are issued or return of books entertained.
  3. Arrangement may be made for keeping the library open during long vacations.
  4. A college teacher can borrow ten books at a time. He/she has to return the books to the library within 30 days from the date of issue (on the following working day if the due date falls on a holiday). For each day of delay he/she will be liable to pay a fine of Rs.10/- per book.
  5. Non-teaching employees can borrow three books at a time. They have to return the books within 15 days from the date of issue.
  6. Books borrowed within one week of the commencement of the summer vacation are to be returned by the person concerned within one week of the re-opening of the college after summer vacation.
  7. Books issued to a particular person can be re-issued only for two successive occasions during a particular academic session, provided that the book is not in demand by others. Books before the re-issue, should be presented to the Library for necessary entry in the register.
  8. In case the Library book issued is lost by the person concerned, the recovery shall be made at the rate of 10 times the cost or price of the book.
  9. No book should be taken out of the library without the knowledge of the Librarian and until it has been properly entered in the Loan Register and the entry attested by the borrower.
  10. Members of the staff, during their class works, may however borrow books from the library for immediate reference on presentation of slips duly signed by them. Such books are to be returned before the last period of the day.
  11. Each borrower must examine the condition of the book or books before they are issued. Otherwise, in case of mutilation discovered later, the presumption will be against the borrower.
  12. Books should be returned to the library within the period allowed before to a borrower, failing which further issue shall be stopped.
  13. When the date of return of a book falls on an authorized holiday, it should be returned to the Library on the day the college reopens after the holiday.
  14. All books in possession of a borrower should be returned to the Library, on or before the date notified for the purpose, if the college closes for a long vacation.
  15. Whoever might have Library books in his possession should return them to the Library whenever he receives a requisition from the Librarian.
  16. Books taken out of the Library must be returned to the Librarian and to nobody else.
  17. No marginal or other notes or marking shall be made on the Library books, nor shall any pictures or pages removed or torn or otherwise disfigured. In extreme cases the borrower shall be asked to replace the books damaged by him/her.
  18. A borrower against whom any overdue or other charges are outstanding, shall not be allowed to borrow books from the Library.
  19. If any borrower keeps books in his/her possession beyond the time allowed for the purpose, no more books will be issued to him/her until the books concerned are returned to the library. In extreme cases the privilege of using the Library may be denied to such a person.
  20. All who may happen to be inside the library or in its neighbourhood are expected to observe strict silence. The Librarian has orders to see that the rule of silence is strictly observed.
  21. The Library premises should not be used for any purpose other than reading or consulting books and periodicals.
  22. Books, diaries, bags and such other articles not connected with the library shall be kept at a place meant for them and not carried into Library.
  23. Cases of incivility either on the part of intending borrowers or on the part of the library staff or any unauthorized person who might happen to be inside the library should at once be reported to the Principal.
  24. None but members of the teaching staff may go beyond the library counter. Persons who get special permission of the Principal may work inside the library.
  25. Books of reference, text books, current issues of periodicals and courses of studies shall not be issued for use at home without the special permission of the Principal.

    As long as the next issue of a periodical is not received, it is to be treated as the current issue. Not more than 5 journals at a time should be issued to a member of the teaching staff and not more than two to the class Ill employees of the college. The members of the teaching staff may keep journals for 7 days only and others for 5 days.

  26. Any books damaged or defaced by a borrower must be replaced by him. If the book is one of a set or series and the single volume can not be obtained the whole the set must be replaced at the reader’s cost.
  27. In case where the price of the lost book cannot be ascertained the borrower has to pay an amount fixed by the Principal.