College Library

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  1. College has a Library Council comprising Principal, Heads of the various Departments, Faculty members, Librarian and Student Representatives to assist in procuring books, journals, and magazines. Library Council is responsible for the upkeep of the library facilities.
  2. Library uses BookMagic, an Integrated Library Management System, for its in-house operations. This allows users to search a book author-wise, title-wise, subject-wise. Library also has OPAC terminals at various locations. Information pertaining to Library is also made available through OPAC
  3. Library provides CD ROM search facility.
  4. Library offers project report search facility in OPAC. Library also has article search facility. Important articles in the periodicals and journals subscribed by the library are entered and users can search for it in OPAC.
  5. Books are classified using ‘Dewey Decimal Classification’ system and are arranged in the shelf accordingly.
  6. Newly added books are displayed in New Arrival Display Board. A list of newly added books is e-mailed to the staff regularly.
  7. Identity card containing barcode is provided to the members and using this ID card and barcode reader member’s entry and exit is marked in the computer at the entrance of the library. All the books in the library are bar coded .The issue and return process is carried out at the circulation desk using the bar coded identity card issued to the users.
  8. College has a digital library which contains e-books, e-journals and question papers of all previously conducted university examinations of the courses/programmes available in the college. Digital library also provides e-gateway to open access journals and shodhganga. Digital library can be accessed on Local Area Network only.
  9. Library subscribes e-books and e-journals through INFLIBNET (Information and Library Network) N-LIST (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content) programme funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development under its National Mission on Education through ICT. The N-LIST programme provides access to more than 6000+ e-journals (including current issues with 10 years back files) and 97000+ e-books to its users. Library has provided user login IDs and Passwords to the students and staff for using this service
  10. Library subscribes e-books and e-journals through INFLIBNET (Information and Library Network) N-LIST (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content) programme funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development under its National Mission on Education through ICT. The N-LIST programme provides access to more than 6000+ e-journals (including current issues with 10 years back files) and 97000+ e-books to its users. Library has provided user login IDs and Passwords to the students and staff for using this service

Guidelines

  1. Students should maintain absolute silence and seriousness in the library.
  2. Library is open from 8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. on all working days and from 8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on all Saturdays except second Saturday.
  3. Identity card is a must for all library transactions. ID cards are non-transferable.
  4. Users should login in ‘library user log entry in the computer at the entrance before entering the library and logout while leaving the library.
  5. Users should keep their belongings in the property counter before entering the library.
  6. Personal books /printed reading materials, issued books (except return/re-issue purpose) are not allowed inside the library.
  7. Time of book circulation will be from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
  8. Four books are issued at a time to postgraduate students, three books to the third year UG students and two books each to the second and the first year UG students.
  9. Books are issued to the members for 14 days and can be renewed only once.
  10. A fine of one rupee per day per volume will be charged, if books are not returned or renewed on time.
  11. A particular title once issued cannot be issued for a second consecutive borrowing period, unless sufficient numbers of copies of the same title are available.
  12. If the due date of a book falls on a holiday for the library, the next working day will be taken as the due date.
  13. No member will be allowed to borrow books until the dues, if any, are cleared.
  14. Absence from the college will not be deemed as an excuse for delay in the return of books.
  15. Reference books, journals and periodicals are not issued on loan.
  16. Any sort of marking or underlying on pages and removing pages of books are absolutely forbidden.
  17. Under special circumstances, librarian may not issue books or retrieve the books already issued from any member without assigning any reason thereof.
  18. The entry to the library will be restricted to Don Bosco college students and staff only.
  19. Any violation of the library rules and regulations will result in disciplinary process including cancellation of library membership.
  20. The use of cell phones in the library is forbidden. Users are not permitted to chew or consume food items in the library.
  21. Every user must return the books/journals in its original place after its use has been served.
  22. Library furniture, fittings or equipment should not be tampered with, or their arrangements altered.
  23. Rudeness to library staff and other library users will be subjected to disciplinary action.
  24. Any damage or defacement of library materials is strictly prohibited and users found damaging material will have to follow disciplinary procedures. Library users are to report any instances of such defacement to library staff.

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