Library has the
collection of multiple copies of Prescribed Textbooks. One copy of text
book will be with instructor for entire Semester, One / Two copy of the
same book will be in library as “REFERENCE ONLY” (Not for Issue) and other
copies will be issued only for TWO
Associates, Project Asst., Post Doctoral etc does not have Identify Card of
the Institute (Library Card), s/he can not avail the borrowing facility on
his / her name, instead s/he can avail from his/her Instructor /
Supervisor, provided they personally come to library and get them issued by
The Identity Card of
Institute (Library Membership Card) along with physical presence of the
borrower is mandatory to get the book issued. No second person is
entertained with card of any other borrower.
The borrowing facility can be restricted or
suspended in case of misbehaviour or misuse of the Library cilities/materials
Borrower gets automatic email in advance (Faculty - 3
days, students – 2days and Staff - 2 days) to remind the borrower to return
book or to get it renewed.
Reminder on Due Date :
Borrower will get the
automatics email on “ Due to date” to remind the borrower to return the
book to get it renewed
OVER DUE reminder :
Borrower will get email reminder on every
day till s/he return the book by indicating the amount of “Over Due” ( fine)
NOTE: Library is not responsible for
non- receipt of any type of reminders. Once book is issued, it is the responsibility
of borrower to return the book before / on due date. After Due date , the fine
amount generated is automatic. Under no circumstances late Fee generated will be reduced or “Waived off”.
In case borrowed document is not returned
by the due date, an Overdue/Fine will
be charged to the members as per the details given in below: The
issue facility shall be suspended, if the net amount accumulated exceeds
Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five hundred only) User account will be activated again,
once the late fee is paid and the books are returned.
Category of Document
No. of Days Overdue
Rs.20 Per day ( Borrowing Period is 2 days)
a). Rs. 01 per day
b). Rs. 03 per day
c). Rs. 05 per day
01 to 07 days
08 to 15 days
16 or more days
has to pay the Fine amount at circulation Counter and get the receipt of
the amount paid to open the account immediately.
Fine amount exceeds Rs.500/- and account is blocked, the library will send
the list of defaulters to the Accounts Section to deduct the amount from
Salary / fellowship. The Issue account of borrower will be opened only when
Accounts Section acknowledge the deduction of amount officially.
For renewal of issued books, a borrower has to physically
bring the books to the Library. If a borrowed book is not on demand, then a
borrower may renew the book for one more time .
has the right to recall a issued book if the same is required by another user or on demand.
Members can reserve only those materials, which are
already issued. One Can reserve the book through Log-In
with borrower’s online account. The user will be intimated through email
once the book is checked-in. One reader can reserve only one book at a time. Reserved books will be put on hold at the Circulation
Desk for maximum of two working days (inclusive of the day on which it is
received/returned) from the date of return by previous borrower. If a
member who has reserved the book fails to pick up the same within this
period, the reservation stands cancelled.
Loss of / Damage to Library Materials
Loss of library book(s) has to be reported immediately to
fine, if any will be charged till the loss of book(s) is reported. If the
original book is returned after reporting it lost, the fine will be
calculated till the date of its return.
will have to replace the book, if lost/damaged with latest edition within
45 days from reporting, along with overdue charges.
In case borrower is
leaving the Institute, s/he does not have the time to get for replacement; borrower
has to pay the cost of latest version of book + Rs.100/- as handling charges
provided the book is available in market.
the lost book is out of stock / print or rare documents and if the borrower
is unable to replace it, he/she will have to pay three times the prevailing
cost of the book.
Vacation Issues (Winter/Summer)
members, except those completing their final semester program, can borrow
books during the vacation the (Winter/Summer) period as per the
entitlement. Before going on vacation, member has to make a formal request
to the Library for issuing it to vacation period / short period in vacation.
However Reader cannot claim as right to issue book for vacation. It shall
be issued on discretion of Library to see whether multiple copies are there
or whether it is demandable book etc., so that other students not suffer.
Library Members are
allowed to bring their personal books, Laptops and other reading materials
inside the Library. These items should bear the respective members name and
Roll Number. Members will have to produce these items at the Check Point to
stamp on personal books and make entry the details of personal reading materials
every time while entering to and leaving the Library.
Books Issued to
Members are allowed
to bring in Library books already issued on their name for reference
purpose. These will have to be produced / fill up the Prescribed Check slip
at the Check Point for verification of dates etc. every time while entering
in and leaving of the Library.
will be issued with „No Dues/Clearance Certificate“ only when all the
outstanding dues with respect to the borrowed books and overdue amount etc,
if any, are cleared.
If any member is found "Violating library rules/misbehaving/misusing/mutilating/
stealing/cutting pages from a book’ etc, strict disciplinary action will be
taken against the member, in addition to withdrawing the library facility.