Monday – Friday : 9.00 am- 5.30 pm
Issuing of books/journals remain closed after office hours.
Outsiders are not allowed entry to the library after office hours and on holidays.
Library remains closed on all Sundays as well as on all official holidays.
All the regular staff members, students, temporary staff can borrow books.
What can be borrowed?
You are welcome to borrow all documents except those in the Reference Collection such as Reference Books and those marked as ‘NOT TO BE ISSUED’.
These cannot be issued out.
loose issues of periodicals are not issued out.
How many items you can borrow and for how long?
Teaching Staff -10 items for 1 month
Non-Teaching staff- 8 items for 1 month
Student – 2 books for 15 days
For all categories, 2 renewals of 15 days are allowed.
How to borrow from the Library?
Please have your ID & library Card ready with you when you bring the documents you want to borrow to the issue counter. Without ID & library Card no documents will be issued. All issue records are electronically maintained, Responsibility of all documents issued on the card rests with the cardholder. Do not lend your ID cards to others for library use.
How and when to return /renew?
Due date is stamped on the due date slip which is pasted in the book. The document should be returned at the issue counter on or before this due date.
If the document you have borrowed has no claims, you can renew the same for a further period of fifteen days. A single extension can also be performed from your PC. Maximum 2 renewals are allowed for a book
What happens when an item is overdue?
The library borrowing system exists to ensure that all Library users have fair and equal access to materials and resources.
Borrowers who do not return documents by the due date, cause inconvenience to users and deny them access to the material they need. Hence care should be taken by every member to return /renew the documents on the specified due date.
You can reserve a document electronically if it is not available in the library at the time you need it. Go to the web catalog and simply click the button RESERVE and enter your ID to put your claim.
The reserved document will be kept aside for two days from the date of return of the document and you will be sent an intimation by E-mail/print. If you fail to collect, within the stipulated period you will lose your claim. You will be allowed a maximum of four or twelve claims depending upon your member category.
What to do when a book is lost or damaged or pages missing?
When a book issued on your name is lost please notify library staff as soon as possible. You may be charged a replacement fee which includes the actual cost of the document +50% handling charges. Alternatively, you can purchase the document and give it to the Library.
Please fill in the suggestion slip kept at the counter for the document you find missing from the collection. Also please mention the status you come across.
Drop the suggestion slip in the suggestion box. Library staff will then take care of your requirements. They will verify the status and inform you accordingly.
Also, you can give suggestions through OPAC