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Circulation Services (Issue/ Return of books) to Faculty, Staff, Students and Researchers from various streams.

Computer Access with Internet facility.

Reference Books Services.

News Papers and Magazines

Periodicals

Tea/Coffee facility for the Readers

Issuing books from Book Bank.

Property Counter at the Entrance

Open Stacks for easy access.




Membership

The following are entitled to enroll themselves as members :

Students and teachers
of the university.

Administrative staff
of the university.

REPROGRAPHIC FACILITY

Photocopy Service is available at the Central Library which can be availed by any student/ staff on nominal charges.




LOAN PRIVILLAGE

Each member shall be given a Library Membership Card as many volumes of books he is entitled to borrow at one time. Books will be issued for a maximum period of one month to faculty/Staff members.

The members are entitled to take books on loan on a scale given below :

1. B. Tech : 6 Books 14 days
2. M. Tech : 6 Books 14 days
3. Research Scholars : 6 Books 14 days
4. Teachers: 6 Books 1 Month
5. Administrative staff : 2 Books 1 Month

ISSUE & RETURN TIMING

General books are issued or returned on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 AM. Textbook can be consulted within the Library premises on depositing Library Membership Card. One reference book can be issued on loan for overnight from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Reference books should be returned the very next day between 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

LIBRARY COMPUTERIZATION

The Central Library has computerized all its activities including Acquisition, Cataloguing, Circulation, Serials Control and Stock Verification using Total Library Software System. The online Public Access Catalogue (Web-Opac) can be accessed on internet to search more 2,50,000 bibliographic records available in the Library Database through a web-based search interface or with windows client of the TLSS. The editing and updating activities are done on the regular basis. The Central Library uses Barcode technology for computerized circulation system and stock verification.
Every document in the library bears a barcode and every authorized user has a barcode patron card, which, in turn, facilities their identification in the circulation process. The library has developed in-house facility for bar coding of books and pattern cards.

LOSS OF LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP CARD

The loss of Library Card (with barcode sticker) or bar-coded patron card should be reported to the Chief Librarian. A duplicate Library Membership Card shall be issued on payment of fee of Rs. 100/- for Library Membership Card after lapse of two weeks from the date of such a notice. He shall be required to sign an indemnity bond. Member shall be responsible for the misuse of Library Membership Card.

CONDITIONS OF LOAN

The reader should check the book thoroughly for missing pages, chapters etc. while getting them issued. Borrowers must satisfy themselves about the physical conditions of the book before borrowing. Otherwise they shall be held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of returning. If any discrepancy is noticed then a penalty of Rs. 500/- plus original cost of the book will be recovered from the borrower.
Reference books, rare books, periodical publications are not ordinarily issued against loan. All books on loan shall be returned at the expiry of a fortnight from the date of issue unless specified otherwise. However Reference books shall be issued for overnight, only on permission from Chief Librarian.
Books on special demand may be lent for a shorter period as decided by the Librarian. Book Loan may be terminated at any time by the order of librarian. An overdose charges or Rs. 1/- per volume per day shall be charged if a book is kept beyond the period of loan. However, overdue charges for books issued from Reference section shall be Rs. 5/- per volume per day. Members who repeatedly fail to return books on due date will lose the privilege of the membership of the library.
A book loan may be reserved for borrowing, by the other members by filling up a bespeaking card (Advance Reservation) Library Membership Card is non transferable.

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