Rules and Regulations

The library rules and regulations are introduced to regularize the use of the library resources and will be reviewed periodically to meet the changing needs.

Students/staff should scan their ID card in the E Gate Register scanner while entering into the library.
The library users should possess their ID card while they are inside the library.
Books will be issued only on production of Bar-coded ID card.
All members of the library are entitled to produce their ID card when the library staff asks for checking.
Uses of Mobile phones are not allowed inside the library.
Complete silence is to be maintained inside the library. If conversation is necessary, that should be in low tone only.
Personal belongings like files, folders, bags, jerkins, umbrella, issued books etc are not allowed inside the library. They should be deposited in the personal belongings security counter functioning in the ground floor of the library against the token system.
Outside members and other college students are allowed only on week days along with the recommendation letter from their Head of the department or the Head of the Institution. They have to produce their ID along with the recommendation letter.
For the benefit of its users, Dr. GRD Memorial Library is following the Open Access System. The books, current journals, back volumes taken out the racks shall not be replaced. They should be left only on the tables. Well trained Library assistants are there to replace them in the proper places.
Students wearing shorts, paijama, night dresses, round neck and printed T-shirts etc are not allowed inside the library. Formal dress code is to be allowed.
The arrangement of chairs and other furniture in the reading area should not disturbed.
The librarian reserves the right to cancel the membership of any member found misbehaving, abusing the library staff or behaving in an indecent manner.

The books taken from the library are to be returned within 15 days or on or before the due date specified on the due date slip pasted in the front page of the books.
While borrowing the book, the member must make sure that the book is in good condition and the page numbers are intact.
The staff/students are entitled to return the books as and when they are called by the librarian
If a books is not returned when due, another book will not be issued.
Reference books will be issued on Over-night issue.
Non-book materials like CD and Floppy are also issued on Overnight issue.
The borrower shall be responsible for any loss caused to the library documents borrowed.
If a book is lost by the borrower, the librarian should be immediately informed in writing and the same should be traced and replaced within 15 days from the due date.
If the borrower is not able to replace the book for the book lost within two weeks, they have to pay the cost of the book in three times. If a book is replaced, current edition of the book with bill will only be accepted.
If the book/resource form a part of a series/volume, the borrower will be charged for the replacement of the entire set.
No user shall deface the library books/journals/back volumes and other non book materials like CD/Floppy etc.
Library resources are the nation’s assets and belong to all. All users are having the responsibility to protect the library resources against the wanton and willful-damage, mutilation, theft and other malpractices.
Current Journals/Back volumes and Locker books are not issued for home reading. They are to be referred inside the library only.
Users are allowed to take the photocopies of the required articles.
While accessing the E-resources of the library, proper entries are to be made in the records of the library. Downloading of the information is also permitted
Accessing unwanted and unnecessary information from the internet is strictly prohibited.
Photocopying of full - book is not permitted.