Circulation


Borrowing Books

All the circulation activities are performed at the counters of the library. 

All books with PR spine labels are not available on loan. 

Books with R spine labels and books in lending collection can check out for outside use. Books with R spine labels will be issued 2 hours prior to close the library and to be returned before 10.00 a.m. of the following day of library opening. Books housed in lending collection can be borrowed for a period of two weeks. Weekends and public holidays are exempted from this rule. 

For Students:

Loan category Loan period Overdue charges Issuing times Return times
Lending 2 weeks Rs. 5.00 per day

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

Reference Overnight and Weekends Rs. 50.00 per day

3.00 p.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

For Post Graduate Students:

Loan category Loan period Overdue charges Issuing times Return times
Lending 2 weeks

Rs. 50.00 for first week,

Rs. 100.00 for second week,

Rs. 100.00 for third week and above per week

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

Reference Overnight and Weekends Rs. 100.00 per day

3.00 p.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

For Staff:

Loan category Loan period Overdue charges Issuing times Return times
Lending

One month for acedemic staff,

two weeks for administrative grades 

Rs. 25.00 for first week,

Rs. 50.00 for second week, 

Rs. 75.00 for third week and above per week

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

Reference Two weeks

Rs. 50.00 for first week,

Rs. 75.00 for second week, 

Rs. 100.00 for third week and above per week

3.00 p.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

9.00 a.m.

to

4.00 p.m.

It is required to produce library tickets along with the university record book or identity card at the time of check-out of library materials. 

Borrowers are responsible for the prompt return in good condition of all materials borrowed. 

It is the responsibility of the library user to check for any damage to library materials such as torn out pages, defacing etc. and to get an endorsement from the library staff at the issuing counter to that effect in the library material concerned. In the absence of such a report, the library materials will be presumed to have been in good condition when loaned, and the borrower will be held responsible and fined for any damage observed at the time library materials are returned. 

All checked out materials have to be produced for inspection by security officers at the main entrance. 

Students are allowed to access or copy CDs which are accompanied with books from the multimedia center by producing their student ID or record book. 

Periodicals will be issued only for photocopying. 

It is the responsibility of the borrower to protect library materials borrowed from the library. Any loss of library materials has to be reported immediately. In such situations a copy of the same edition or a later edition of the title lost can be produced as replacement or the fee charged by the library has to be paid by the borrower. 

Number of books allowed to be on loan and period of loan. 

Students - No. of books entitled to borrow :

All (First, Second, Third and Final year) Under graduates. 

    Section     No. of books           Duration
Reference 01 Overnight and Weekends
Lending 03 02 Weeks

Post Graduate Students. 

Section No. Of books Duration
Reference 01 Overnight and Weekends
Lending 02 02 Weeks
 

Staffs - No. of books entitled to borrow :

Academic Staff

Professors and senior lectures 

Section No. Of books Duration
Reference 05 02 Weeks
Lending 03 01 Month

Lectures (Probationary) 

Section No. Of books Duration
Reference 02 02 Weeks
Lending 02 01 Month

Instructors 

Section No. Of books Duration
Reference 01 02 Weeks
Lending 01 01 Month

Demonstrators & Accompanists 

Section No. Of books Duration
Reference 01 02 Weeks
Lending 01 01 Month

Administrative & other Staff

Administrative Grades 

Section No. Of books Duration
Reference 02 02 Weeks
Lending 02 02 Weeks

Non Administrative Grades 

Section No. Of books Duration
Reference - -
Lending 02 02 Weeks

Overdue charges will be imposed on late returns.

Inter library loan services : Facilities are provided for the permanent members of the academic staff to obtain library materials available in other major university and research libraries in the country on inter-library loan basis.


Loss of library materials and recovery

It is the responsibility of the borrower to protect library materials borrowed from the library. Any loss of library materials has to be reported to the librarian immediately. In such situations a copy of the same edition or a later edition of the lost title can be produced as replacement or the cost of replacement will be charged by the library.

Circulation of replacement cost :

A.  The published year of the book belongs to last five years ;

    • Cost of the book
    • Two times of the cost of the book
    • 25% of the cost of the book
    • 10% of the cost of the book as departmental charges
    • Cost of the book binding

B.  The published year of the book is between 6 -9 years time ;

    • Cost of the book
    • Three times of the cost of the book
    • 25% of the cost of the book
    • 10% of the cost of the book as departmental charges
    • Cost of the book binding

C.  The published year of the book is between 10 - 14 years time ;

    • Cost of the book
    • Five times of the cost of the book
    • 25% of the cost of the book
    • 10% of the cost of the book as departmental charges
    • Cost of the book binding

D.  The published year of the book is more than 15 years ;

    • Cost of the book
    • Ten times of the cost of the book
    • 25% of the cost of the book
    • 10% of the cost of the book as departmental charges
    • Cost of the book binding
   
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