All members of the Dudhnoi College and also any other person with prior permission from the Librarian/administration may enter the library. The right of admission shall be denied to a mentally unsound or an intoxicated person.
Entrance inside the library
Before entering/leaving the library, one shall:
Sign a visitor’s register, thereby agreeing to abide by the rule and regulations of the library.
Personal belongings such as bag, umbrella, file, personal books, etc. are not allowed inside library.
Security personal will have the right to check visitors.
Membership of Dudhnoi College Library is granted by default to all faculty members, regular students and employees of Dudhnoi College.
However as a special case, temporary membership may be granted to someone by the library-in-charge on written request for so.
Hours of Library
Library will remain open in all working days from 10:00 am to 5.00 pm. Book transaction can be done from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm.
Rules of Lending of Books
Books will be loaned to the registered members only.
Students must produce his/her library Card for book transaction.
Membership of a student shall remain valid for whole semesters of the course.
The library staff may recall any book from member at any time.
A book issued to someone can be reserved by others. That book will be issued next to the reserver in priority 1.
A student or non-teaching staff member may take 2 books for 15 days at a time. A faculty member may take 5 books for 40 days at a time. Any member may re-issue a book for one more term only.
If book is not returned within the due date by any member, then a fine of INR 1.00 per book per day will be charged.
Loss or Damage of Borrowed Books
If a book is lost or damaged by the borrower than he/she shall be liable to replace the book. If the replacement is not done within 15 days, the defaulter will be charged three times the cost of the book if the book is in print and four times the cost of the book if the book is out of print.
All kinds of personal belongings except notebook and pen are to be kept in the property counter at the entrance.
Silence must be maintained inside the library.
Mobile phone in silent/vibration mode only is permissible
Edibles are strictly prohibited inside the library except drinking water.
Member shall not smoke or spit in any part of the library
Books once picked out from the stack should be left in the reading table if not issued out.
The physical condition of the book should be checked while checking out. Mutilation of pages if found is to be brought to the notice of the circulation in-charge. Otherwise, the borrower himself/herself shall be responsible for mutilation of the book if detected afterwards.
Underlining, writing, marking, folding of pages, etc. in the book is strictly prohibited.
Members shall loss membership of the library for violation of library rules.
The library in-charge-reserves the right to suspend membership of any member.
The members caught tearing of pages/stealing books or otherwise mutilating books will be suspended forthwith from using library facilities and further disciplinary action will be initiated against him/her by authority, Dudhnoi College.