Library: RULES & REGULATIONS OF GIPS LIBRARY

  1. Rules for Lending Books:
  1. Library Opening Hours :

During working days - 8.30 am - 6.00 pm.During Examinations - 8.30 am - 6.00 pm.
During Weekend and Vacation - 10 am - 2 pm.

  1. The Privilege of borrowing books from the library is restricted to the registered members only.
  2. Each member will have one Library Master Card.
  3. Master Card is not transferable.
  4. Student Members must come to the library personally and tender his/her own Library Master Card at

Circulation Counter at the time of transaction.

  1. The Assistant Librarian may recall any book from the member at any time.
  2. Loose issues of Journals/Periodicals are not meant for issue.
  3. A Library Clearance Certificate may be issued to members only on returning all books borrowed and surrendering the Library Master Card.

  1. Check out limits (only books):

CATERGORY

ISSUE

1ST Time Renewal

2ndTime Renewal

Student (B.Pharm)

2 Books for 14 days

For 7 days

For 5 days

Student (M.Pharm)

3 Books for 14 days

For 10 days

For 5 days

Teaching Staff

10 Books for Semester

-

-

Other Staff

2 Books for 14 days

For 7 days

For 5 days

A2. Library Fine:
A fine of Rs. 2/- day will be charged as Late Fine if the Borrowers do not return/ renew the books as per the rule of the GIPS Library. Moreover, if the fines cross the maximum limit of Rs. 500.00 then the Borrower’s Membership will be temporarily suspended.
 A3. Loss of Library Master Card:
The loss of Library Master Card should be reported immediately in writing to the Assistant Librarian and a fine of Rs. 50/- will be charged for re-issue of a new card.
A4. Loss or Damage of Borrowed Books:
The Loss of books borrowed by a user in his/her custody, the borrower shall be liable to replace the book or bear the cost of replacement is not done within 15 days, the defaulter will be charged as follows;

  1. Three times the cost of the book if book is in print.
  2. Four times the cost of the book, if the book is out of print.
  3. If the book of a multi-volume set is lost or damaged, the member concerned shall be liable to replace the whole set or pay the cost of the same on the above line.
  4. General Rules:
  5. All kinds of personal belongings except notebook are supposed to be kept in the Property Counter at the entrance.
  6. Register your name at the Library Gate Register before entrance.
  7. Keep Silence is must inside the library.
  8. Use of Mobile Phone is strictly prohibited inside the library.
  9. Member shall not smoke or spite in any part of the library.
  10. While browsing books, no book should be replaced by the user on the stack themselves. Users are requested to use the OPAC facility provided by GIPS Library to search a book available in the library.
  11. The physical condition of the book should be good while checking out. Mutilation of pages if founds must 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.
  12. Underlining, marking, folding of pages, etc. in the book is strictly prohibited.
  13. Upon any infringement of the library rules, members shall forfeit privileges of admission and membership of the library.
  14. The Assistant Librarian reserves the right to suspend or delinquent membership of any member found misbehaving, abusing the library staff or behaving in an indecent manner.
  15. 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 the Institute.