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Alaka Mahabidyalaya

A. Library Rules.

The college Library contains textbooks and other books of library importance. The staff, the students and other specially permitted by the Principal, may use the library books.

The Library remains open from 10 A.M. to 4.30 P.M. during all working day and closed on Sundays and other holidays Persons of unsound mind and with unclean dress and habits are not allowed to enter the library.

Rules for Borrowing of Books :

1. No book should be taken out of the Library without the knowledge of the Librarian or Assistant Librarian until it has been entered in the issue Register and the entry attested by the borrower .

2. Each borrower must examine the condition of the book before it is issued. Otherwise in case of mutilation discovered later the presumption will be against the borrower.

3. Books must be returned within the period allowed to borrow.

4. Borrowers are required to return all the books issued to them before the college closes for Summer Vacation for the purpose of physical stock Verification.

5. Anyone having any Library books in his/her possession should return the same to the library when he/she receives from the professor-in-charge or Librarian requisition for return of such books.

6. (a) Student should surrender their Library Cards at the Library Counter at the time of obtaining clearance.

(b) A duplicate Library card may be issued to a student on receipt of genuine evidence in support of the loss of original card. In such a case the student will have to deposit a sum or Rs. 5/- (Rupees five only) in the Accounts section. The student concerned will be held responsible for getting book issued against the
original card the same should be returned to the library forthwith.

Books must be returned to the Librarian or to the Asst. Librarian only.

No marginal notes should be made in Library books or magazines. Students are advised not be remove any picture (Page) or disfigure them in any other way students damaging books in any manner will be penalized. In extreme cases where the books in found to have been badly damaged the borrower should replace the book.

9. (a) In case of loss of books three times the cost of the books which are out of print and out of market or the present price for the books which are available in the market should be relished. It must be insisted the books be replaced as far as practicable.

(b) In case of transfer of the employees or students the documents like L.P.C., T.C., mark sheets should not be issued unless clearance certificate is received from the librarian.

(c) In case of retirement, financial benefits like sanction of G.P.F. of final withdrawals, pension papers should be held up unless the clearance certificated is received from the librarian.

10. The name of the persons responsible for improper use of library books will be reported to the principal through the professor-in-charge, Library.

11. The professor-in-charge library has the right to stop issue of certain books or reference books.

12. A borrower against whom any overdue or other charge is outstanding shall not be allowed to borrow any book from the library and one who has got a library deposit shall not be allowed to withdraw it until the library dues are cleared.

13. If any borrower keeps a library 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 books are restored to the library and a fine paid for the delay.

14. All persons who enter the library must observe strict silence All talks except what is necessary for transaction of library business in strictly forbidden inside the library. Professors are expected to use their influence for maintaining silence in the Library.

15. Spring smoking, sleeping inside the library and putting one’s legs on the library furniture are strictly prohibited.

16. Entry of unauthorized person into the library is prohibited.

17. The following is a list showing the maximum number of books that may be issued to various classes of borrowers at a time.

Principal / Reader / Lecture 10

Librarian / Demonstrator / PET 3

Ministerial Staff / Lab. Attendant 2

Students of +3 ‘Hons.’ 3

Students of +3 ‘Pass’ 2

Students of +2 Stream 1

18. A book once issued to a borrower may be reissued to him only when nobody else wants to take the same Books before being reissued should be presented before the Librarian for necessary entries in the register.

19. The maximum time allowed to borrowers to keep books, (except the Lecturers who have been specially permitted by the professor-in-charge of Library) is 15 days.

20. The period for which a member of the staff can keep a book in his possession shall not exceed a month. If somebody wants to keep any book for a longer period he may get it reissued it there is no demand for a longer period he may get it reissued if there is no demand for the book by others. He shall obtain permission of the principal to that effect.

21. Reference books and Reserved books shall not be issued for use at home without the special permission of the professor-in-charge Library.

22. Any book lost or damaged or defaced by a borrower must be replaced by him. If the book is one of a set or series and the volume can’t be obtained singly the whole set or series must be replaced and the borrower must pay triple the rate of the current catalogue price.

23. If a book is not returned within the prescribed period by a student a fine of 10 praise per day will be charged. The librarian should send the fine list of the previous month within the 7th of each month to the Accountant or the Cashier for realization of the fine.

24. A reading room is provided inside the library building. Those interested may read newspapers, magazines, journals and reserved books to be issued to then in a daily issue register. On production of their identity card. Those books, magazines etc. should not be taken out of the reading room.

The students are advised to return the books to the library on the same day during office hours, failing which a fine of Rs.1.00 for magazine/Journal and Rs.2.00 for reference book per day will be realized from them.

25. All the rules are subject to amendments according to necessity. Persons using the library are required to abide by these rules. Ignorance of library rules is no excuse.

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