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Frequently Asked Questions



Who are Eligible for Llibrary Membership?
Teachers, students, officers and other employees of the University.


How can I become member of the library? 
For enrolment as a member of the library, download membership form which is available at Library Webstie click here. Members of all categories shall fill in the prescribed forms and make the necessary deposit(s) to become members of the Library. Members will be given Library Membership Cards for borrowing books.


What will I do if I Loss Library Membership Card?
If a member loses a Library Membership card, it should be immediately reported to the Librarian. A duplicate Library Membership card may be issued on payment of the required amount.


What is the Responsibility of a Borrower?
Each borrower will be responsible for the books borrowed against the Library Membership card issued to the member, and for the return of the books to the Library without damage.


What is the Condition of Loan of Books?
All the members shall take a book on loan in person


Can I Renew books?
General Books can be renewed once to the borrower provided those books have not been requisitioned by any other member. However, renewal will be done only when the book is physically brought to the library.


Can I Borrow Books from Reference Section?
Reference books, rare books, unbound periodicals, bound volumes of Journals, and any other expensive or otherwise precious materials will not be issued, but will be kept apart in the reserve section of the Library for on-the-spot use by the members.


What are the overdue charges against delaying return of book(s)?
Any member delaying the return of a book after the due date will be fined Rs. 2/- per day for General book, Rs. 10/- per day for Course book. For Overnight issue, fine will be Rs. 100/- per day. The defaulter will be suspended from Library Membership after  two  months  of  the  due date  until  the  outstanding book  is returned.


What will I do if I Damage of borrowed books?
If any member of the Library is found guilty of mutilating or defacing a book, writing in the  margin or on the  print, or  of  destroying or damaging  Library property
(A)  Such member shall be required to replace such books or properties damaged. If such book is one of a set or a series and the Volume cannot be obtained singly, the member shall be asked to replace the entire set or series.
(B)  In case replacement is not feasible, the case will be decided by the Library committee.


What will I do if I Loss borrowed Books?
A)  If a book borrowed is lost, the member who borrowed it shall have to replace it by the same book or of later edition.
B)  In case replacement is not feasible, the case will be decided by the Library committee


General Rules and Code of Conduct:
A)  Personal belonging such as handbags, files, umbrella, etc. should be left with the attendant at the entrance inside the Library.
B)  Improper behaviour like Smoking, chewing betel nut, spitting, eating, drinking, making noise and using Mobile phones, etc.  are not allowed inside the Library.
C)  Pet like dogs, cats etc. shall not be brought inside the Library.
D)  Library Members must not cause any disturbance or engage in any behavior which interferes with library activities. Proscribed behaviour includes (but is not limited to) verbal abuse, threats of violence, sexual harassment, or use of aggressive words to harass any person.
E)  Library  members  must  not  carry  lethal  weapons  or  other  potentially dangerous items inside the library.
F)  Stern action will be initiated against library members/visitors found vandalizing or defacing library reading materials, furniture, equipment, library building, etc.

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