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Code of Conduct for the College Library

  1. 1. The library will be open from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on all working days except Sundays and other office holidays. The issue/return counter works only from 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
  2. 2. Students entering the reading room or the stacks at the reading and reference counters should produce their identity cards at the entrance on demand.
  3. 3. Before entering the library personal articles like books, umbrellas, bags etc. should be kept at the entrance at places assigned for the purpose. Strict silence should be observed in and around the Library.
  4. 4. Magazines and papers should not be removed from their places on the tables and stands.
  5. 5. No mechanical reproduction or tracing of materials shall be made without the permission of the librarian.
  6. 6. Books of reference, illustrated and rare books, special books, multivolume collections, serial publications and periodicals will not be issued out. However, these may be consulted within the library after making necessary entries in the reference register.
  7. 7. Books are issued to the students on electronic register. Degree students will be issued two books each, and P.G. students 5. The reader must return his/her book on or before the due date.
  8. 8. Before leaving the counter, the borrowers shall point out to the Librarian any damage or mutilation on the books they are taking. The Librarian will make necessary entries in the book and put his initials.
  9. 9. It is the duty of the librarian and his staff to examine the books when they are returned by the borrowers in order to take immediate action whenever necessary.
  10. 10. The loan period is 14 days. But in special circumstances the Librarian can call back any book at any time from a reader, even if the period of loan has not expired.
  11. 11. Books issued will not be renewed. However, if there is no other demand, a book may be re-issued for one or more week after it is returned. Delay in returning a book after the due date will entail a fine of one rupee per day of delay for each volume.
  12. 12. Borrowers will be responsible for the loss of or damage to the books taken out by them. Marking on books with pencil or ink, soiling them, injury to pages or binding, underlining, writing remarks etc. on pages, folding or tearing off pages, etc. will be held as serious charges.
  13. 13. If a book belonging to a set or series is lost or damaged and a new volume is not separately available, the user will be required to replace the whole set or series. The damaged set or series may be taken away by the person after making the replacement.
  14. 14. If a book is lost, it should be reported to the librarian immediately. He will decide if the book is to be replaced or paid for.
  15. 15. If a book is not returned within one month after the due date, it will be considered lost. No member will be allowed to borrow books until the dues, if any, are cleared. If after the payment of the cost, a book lost or missing is recovered, the library will not accept it.
  16. 16. Books taken for reference/consultation need not be put back on the shelves by the readers themselves but may be handed over to the Assistant-in-charge.
  17. 17. All library arrears should be cleared by the students before they receive their hall tickets for university examinations or before obtaining the T.C. if they leave before the completion of the course.