Syamsundar College

Syamsundar College

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Rules of the library

General rules:

  • At the time of entering the library all personal belongings shall be kept at the Property Desk at the entrance to the library.
  • Every person who enters the library shall sign the entrance register.
  • The readers shall keep silence within the library premises and shall behave in a civilized manner.
  • Conversation, talking, sleeping, smoking and loitering is not allowed in the library.
  • Use of Mobile Phone is not allowed within the library premises.
  • Undesirable or unauthorized persons shall have no access to the library.
  • While in the library, all persons shall obey the rules and procedures of the library
  • No reader shall bring any non-member into the Library, nor shall lend, even temporarily, library books borrowed by him to others.
  • Every member of the library shall be responsible for the safe custody of any library book borrowed by him for study in the Library Reading Room or for use at home.

Borrowers privileges and obligations :

  • Each prospective member shall give in writings an undertaking to abide by the rules of the library. He shall fill up a membership form.
  • Each member shall be providing with a membership identity card.
  • Library cards are not transferable.
  • Each member shall present his membership card before any book is issued to him.
  • Check the documents when issued.
  • In case of loss of library card/ pass book, the borrower must report immediately to this effect to the librarian.
  • In case of loss a library card, a duplicate one may be issued, at the discretion of the librarian, for which a fee of Rs. 5 per card will have to be paid.
  • Reference books, rare books, unbounded periodicals may not be issued, generally except permission of the librarian.
  • In case any book is lost or damaged by the member, the member shall replace the book.
  • The books may be renewed if the same are not demand or are not reserved by other reader. The renewed will be done generally on the physically presentation of the book.
  • The librarian shall the power to refuse the issue of a book to any member or may recall any book without assigning any reason therefore.
  • Reader and borrowers must register their permanent address and phone no. to the librarian and always notify the office, of any change, in writing.
  • Membership of the library and its facilities will be cease after the form fill up.
  • No dues Certificate will be issued by the Librarian when a reader ceases to be a member and return all books.
  • All library books lost by the borrowers are replaced by them by new copies. If copies are not available in the market, a well bound Xerox copy is to be given to the library failing which the current price of the books not returned or double the original price whichever is higher is to be paid by the borrower concerned.

Borrowing privileges of the users

Category of users No. of books (Home issue) No. of days
From Central Library From Departmental library
Full time Teacher Subject-15, Other-5 02 60
Part time Teacher (Approved) 3 02 30
Contractual Teacher 3 02 30
Guest Teacher 1 01 15
Non Teaching Staff 5 60
Student (H) 3 02 15
Student (H)  with BPL 4 02 15
Student (Gen) 2 15
Student (Gen) with BPL 3 15

Note:

  1. Card suspended after due date.
  2. Card cancelled if book returned after 45 days.
  3. If the book exceed 45 days and returned at the time of form fill up, fine imposed of Rs. 100 Or the cost of the book whichever is higher?
  4. Period of suspension:
    16-21 =7 days,
    21-30 =15 days,
    31-45 -30 days,
    Above 45 day’s card cancelled

The Rules of Libraries of the Departmental Library:

  1. A departmental library will remain under the care and responsibility of the Head of the Dept.
  2. Days and hours of service of a departmental library will be from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm on all working days of the college.
  3. Membership of a departmental library will be confined to the teachers, regular students of that department only.
  4. Ordinarily not more than 2 volumes at a time will be allowed to be used by a student.
  5. Teachers of a department having a departmental library will be, allowed to borrow for home use not more that 2 volumes at a time for a period of 60 days.
  6. All library books lost by the borrowers be replaced by them by new copies. If copies are not available in the market, a well bound Xerox copy is to be given to the library failing which the current price of the books not returned or double the original price whichever is higher is to be paid by the borrower concerned.
  7. Statistical records of all activities of a departmental library is to be maintained by the departmental library.
  8. All regular student-members must obtain Library Clearance Certificates from the respective departmental libraries.