THE COLLEGE LIBRARY AND LIBRARY RULES

THE LIBRARY
The College Library contains a good number of books arranged subject-wise in sections and sub-sections.The members of staff, students of the College and other persons specially permitted by the Principal may use the Library.
RULES
SECTION - I (GENERAL)
1. The Library is open during the College hours.
2. The Library remains closed on Sundays and authorized holidays.
3. The last period of every working day is set for office work of the Library and during that period no book is issued or returned.
SECTION -II (Rules common for all borrowers of books)
1. No book should be taken out of the Library without the knowledge of the Librarian until it has been properly entered in the Borrower's Register and the entry attested by the borrower.
2. Each borrower must examine the condition of the. Book before it is issued. In. case of mutilation discovered later the presumption will be against the borrower.
3. The book should be returned within the period allowed to a borrower.
4. When the date for return of a book falls on an authorised holiday, it should be returned to the library on the day the college opens after the holiday.
5. Library books in possession of borrowers should be returned to the Library before the College closes for the long vacations on or before the date notified for the purpose.
6. Whoever might have a Library book in his/her possession should return it to the Library whenever he receives a requisition notice from the Librarian.
7. Books taken out of the Library must be returned to the Librarian and not to anybody else.
8. No marginal or other notes or marking shall be made in the Library books, nor shall any pictures or pages be removed or otherwise disfigured.
9. The Librarian will report to the Principal against persons responsible for improper use of the Library books.
10. A borrower against whom any overdue or other charges is outstanding shall not be allowed to borrow books from the Library and any one who has a Library deposit shall not be allowed to withdraw the deposit until the Library dues are cleared.
11. If any borrower keeps a book in his/her possession for more than the time allowed for the purpose, no more books will be issued to him/her until the book concerned is returned to the Library.
12. All those who may happen to be inside the Library or in the neighbourhood are expected to observe strict silence. The Librarian has orders to see that the silence is strictly observed and to report any wilful breach of the rule. Professors are expected to use their influence to promote the observance of the rule whenever they are in the Library and to report to the Principal,any case of deliberate disobedience and misbehaviour.
13. The Library premises should not be used for any purpose other than reading or consulting books and periodicals of the Library.
14. Sticks, Umbrellas and other articles should not be brought into the Library premises.
15. Spitting and sleeping inside the Library are strictly forbidden.
16. None but members of the staff may go beyond the Library counter, Persons who might get special permission from the Principal may also work inside the Library.
The following table shows the maximum number of books that may be issued to various class of borrowers.

Class of borrowersNo. of booksTime Permitted
a. Members of Teaching staff151 month
b. Demonstrators041 month
c. Ministerial staff (D.P),
Lab. Asst., Librarian
031 month
d. +2 Students0115 days
e. +3 Students (pass)0215 days
f. +3 Students (Hons)0315 days
g. Other Staff0215 days
18. A book once issued to a borrower may be reissued to him only when nobody wants to take the same before reissue. It should be produced before the Librarian for necessary entries in their register,
19. Books of reference, text books, current issue of periodicals, courses of studies and rare books shall not be issued for use at home without the special permission of the Principal.
20. Members of the staff may take books from the Library on signing the loan register. Students must take books on cards which will be issued to them after they are admitted to the College.
21. Any book lost, damaged or defaced by a borrower must be replaced by him. If a book is one of a set or series and the volume can not be obtained single, the whole set or series must be replaced by the borrower. Should the books be rare or irreplacable the borrower must pay double of the catalogue price of the books.
22. In those cases, where the price of lost books cannot be ascertained, the borrower should pay as compensation, an amount fixed by the Principal.
23. Library clearance is a must for the students when they fill up their +2 / +3 exams forms.

SECTION - II! (Special rules for the Students)
1. No students should enter the Library rooms without the permission of the Librarian.
2. No one should enter the Library rooms with personal books.
3. Perfect silence should be maintained inside the Library, on the verandah and in the reading room.
4. Library books should be returned within stipulated period failing which a fine of twenty-five paise per day per book would he realised from the student in whose name the book is issued.
5. (a) Text books will be issued to the students.
(b) Reference books will be issued on call slips for consultation in the Library.
6. Ordinarily no book will be re-issued.
7. Magazines should not be taken home. Those should be returned on the very day those are issued. Fines will be imposed on any student who takes home magazine or reference books.