The Library will remain open throughout the year according to a schedule to be decided by the library Advisory Committee. Library hours are subject to change and the changes if any, will be notified on the Library Notice Board from time to time.
1. RIGHT OF ENTRY:
The right of entry to the AUD Library is reserved to bonafide students, teachers, and staff of the University. Students are required to keep their Identity Cards with them for inspection whenever they visit the library. Library staff is authorised to request them to show their cards at any time. A strict action will be taken against unauthorised entrants. Patrons other than the above listed categories and ex-students of the university are required to seek the Librarian's written permission to use the library.
3. PRIVILEGES OF MEMBERS:
All students, faculty members and employees of the University are eligible for the membership of the Library. The various categories of members mentioned below shall be entitled to borrow the specified number of volumes from the library for the period noted against each category.
|UG Students||3 Books/2 Text Books||15/2|
|PG Students||5 Books/3 Text Books||15/2|
|Mphil, PhD||10 Books||90 Days|
|Faculty||15 Books||1 Semester|
|Non-Teaching||5 Books||1 Month|
Note :- Textbook should be issued only for 2 days
Damage and loss of library documents
Users should not deface, mark, cut, or mutilate the reading material in any manner. Users will be solely responsible for any damages caused by them to the documents. In case a person repeats the offence for the second time, his/her library membership can be suspended. Users are required to verify the documents before leaving the circulation counter. Thereafter, he/she will be responsible for any damage. In case of loss of any book by the borrower, the individual shall replace the book in addition to late fine payable. Alternatively, the defaulter shall be liable to pay double the present cost of book in addition to late fine as admissible. If the book of a multi volume set is damaged or lost, the borrower shall be liable to replace the whole set in addition to a late fine payable. Alternatively, the individual shall be liable to pay one and half times the present cost of book in addition to late fine as admissible.
Handling of Lost Books
Purchased books. If a purchased book issued from the library is lost or misplaced shall be replaced with current edition or an amount equal to the current price/updated edition of the book is recovered from the concerned staff member. As penalty, an equal amount of the book is to be recovered, if book could not be replaced.
Gratis books. If a gratis book issued from the library is lost or misplaced, the list price of the book is mentioned/available that will be charged otherwise the following formula is applied for recovery of charges from the concerned staff member:-
|No. of pages of book||Amount to be recovered (Rs.)|
|1001 and above||1200|
All library documents will have to be returned along with the dues, fine etc, if any, by the individuals (staff, faculty & students etc.) at the time of leaving the University and obtaining ‘clearance certificate’ from library is mandatory
It will be the endeavor of University library to provide value-added information services. The above guidelines are by no means comprehensive and will be subject to review from time to time based on user feedback and requirements.
The library may amend its rules as and when required.