The College Library

List of General Book Details


List of Reference Book Details

 
General Information 
1. The library is meant for general use by all the members of the staff and students of the college, members of the college governing    body and persons specially permitted by the Principal.
2. The library will remain open during office hours on all working days.
3. It is also kept open during some holidays and vacations on special notice by the Principal.
4. Students should return the books borrowed from the library within 15 days failing which a fine of one rupee will be levied for each book per day of default.
5. All books borrowed by a student must be returned to the library and library clearance be obtained before filling up forms for examinations.

Rules Common to all Borrowers 
 1. The librarian will be guided by the actual name on the library card of the student.
  a. Loss of the library card will deprive the borrower of his/her right to borrow books,
  b. Students are therefore warned to take the greatest care of the library card and report to the librarian immediately in case the card is lost.
  c. A duplicate card may be issued against the lost one on payment of Rs. 3.00
  d. No borrower can take books other than those of his/her subjects concerned.
2.

No book should be taken out of the library without the knowledge of the librarian and until it has been properly entered in the issue Register and the entry attested by the borrower.

3. Member of the teaching staff during their class work may, however, borrow books from the library for their immediate reference on presentation of slips duly signed by them, to be returned not later than 4 p.m. on the day.
4. Borrowers are expected to examine the condition of the book at the time of issue, otherwise case of mutilation or any damage discovered later on will be charged against the last borrower.
 5. Books should be returned within the period allowed to a borrower.
6. When the date of return of a book fails on an authorized holiday, it should be returned to the library on the day the college reopens after the holiday.
7. All books borrowed from the library should be returned to the library before the college closes for long vacation on or before the date notified for the purpose.
8. Whoever might have a library book in his/her possession should return it to the library, whenever he/she received a requisition for the return of the book from the librarian through the Principal.
9. No marginal or other notes or marking shall be made in the library book nor shall any picture or page removed or otherwise disfigured. In such cases the borrower will have to replace the book damaged by him/her.
10. The library will report to the Principal the names of persons responsible for improper use of the library books.
11. Although ordinarily there is no restriction on the use of books in the library, the Principal has the right to stop the issue of certain books to all or some intending borrowers.
12. Book of reference, University calendar, current issues of periodicals and rare books shall not be issued for use at home without the special permission of the Principal. All books, magazines and journals borrowed from the library during college hours must be returned to the library by 4 p.m. each day. On no account should magazines and journals be taken home.
13. Any book lost or damaged of defaced by any borrower must be replaced by him/her. If the book is rare or irreplaceable, the borrower must pay an amount equal to ten times the catalogue price of the book.
14. In those cases in which the price of the lost books cannot be ascertained he/she should pay as compensation an amount fixed by the Principal.
15. All those who may happen to be in the library or in its neighborhood are expected to observe strict silence.
16. Librarian has orders to see that the rules of discipline are strictly observed and to report any willful breach of the rules. The members of the teaching staff are also expected to use their influence to promote the observance of this rule.
17. Library premises should not be used for any purpose other than reading or consulting books and periodicals of the library.
18. Spitting or smoking or sleeping in the library is strictly forbidden.
19. The following is the list showing maximum number of books that maybe issued to each of the various class of borrowers.
  a) Members of teaching staff - 10 each
  b) Members of the subordinate staff - 05 each
  c) Members of class - IV service - 05 each
  d) +2 students - 01 each
  e) +3 Pass students - 03 each
  f) +3 Honours Students - 03 each
  g) P. G. Students - 05 each
20. Time allowed to borrowers excepting those specially permitted by the Principal is 15 days and for members of the staff is one month.
21. A person who takes books from the library is supposed to have agreed to abide by the rules of the library.
22.  Ignorance of the library rules will not be entertained as an excuse for any violation of the same.

Lending Library Rules
1. The College Lending Library contains books on all the subjects taught in the college and is primarily meant for poor and deserving students. The library will function according to rules laid down by the Principal from time to time.
2. Applications will be invited from the bonafide students of the college at the beginning of each academic year for borrowing books.
3. Students against whom books will be issued must pay at the following rates prior to the issue of books (upto Rs. 10.00,1/4th; between Rs. 10.00 to 20.00, 1/8th and above Rs. 20.00,1/10th).
4. Borrowers are entitled to retain the books with them for one academic session. Examinees must return the books immediately before filling up examination forms for the final examination (C.H.S.E. and University)
5. A borrower against whom any over due or other charge is outstanding shall not be allowed to borrow books from the library. The college office will not issue college leaving certificate unless a student produces a valid clearance certificate from the lending library.
6. Borrowers are expected to examine the condition of books at the time of issue, otherwise in case of mutilation discovered later the presumption will be against the last borrower.
7. No marginal or other notes or marking shall be made in the library books nor shall pictures or pages removed or torn or other wise disfigured. In such cases, the borrower will have to replace the books damaged by him/her.
8. Any book lost, damaged or defaced by a borrower must be replaced by him/her. If the book is irreplaceable, the borrower must pay an amount equal to three times the catalogue price of the book.
9. In those cases in which the price of the lost book cannot be ascertained, the borrower should pay as compensation an amount fixed by the Principal.
10. A person who takes books from lending library is supposed to have read these rules and is supposed to have agreed to abide by them. Ignorance of the library rules is no excuse for the breach of any of them.

Seminar Library Rules
1.

Some departments have seminar libraries with more useful books under the charge of a member of the department.

2.

Honours and P.G. Students can borrow books for a limited period determined by the Head of the Department and the teacher in charge.

3. Students have to produce clearance from the Head of the Department at the time of leaving the college or as and when necessary.

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