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ABOUT LIBRARY

The University Library is a Knowledge Centre which has rich resources. The CMR University Library established under CMR University Act, an act established and incorporated in the state of Karnataka came into existence in the year 2014. The library equipped with the best books, magazines, periodicals and journals. The Library holds a hybrid collection of printed as well as electronic resources which include books, journals, e-books, e-journals, question banks, bound volumes, project reports, case studies, conference proceedings, training manuals, etc.

 SERVICES

  • Current awareness service
  • OPAC
  • E-mail Alert
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Photo copy
  • Reference Service
  • Referral Service
  • Plagiarism check

RULES & REGULATIONS

General Instruction:

  • No refreshments or foodstuff of any kind shall be consumed anywhere inside the library
  • Keeping in mind that the library is a place of individual study and research, members should maintain an atmosphere of dignity, peace and silence within the library premises.
  • Library materials should be handled with utmost care. Nobody should write, damage or make any mark on any of the library materials.
  • Readers should not replace books or journals back on the shelves, but are requested to leave them on the reading tables after use.
  • Library Materials should not be taken from one corner to another, without the knowledge and permission of the library staff. All members are required to deposit belongings at the property counter at their risk. The library is not responsible for any loss or damage to the same.
  • Suggestions for purchasing books and improving the library services are welcome.
  • Books bases on communal & religious grounds will not be procured. Even fictional books are outside the purview of library.
  • Using mobile phones inside the library is strictly prohibited.

MEMBERSHIP:

  • Members ID card is Bar-coded and the same is used as Library ID card.
  • While returning/issue books from the library, members should ensure that their books are duly discharged.
  • Books and other publications are issued from the issue counter between 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM.
  • Books can be recalled in case of an urgent demand for the same.
  • Members should keep the library informed of any change of address during the period of their membership.
  • The Librarian has the power to cancel the ID cards and refuse admission to anyone who violated the rules and regulations of the library or indulges in any other type of misconduct.
  • Member should return all publications borrowed from the library before proceeding on any kind of long leave.
  • Members should not sub-lend the books borrowed from the library.

CONDITION OF LOAN:

  • Library ticket is not transferable.
  • The borrower is fully responsible for the books borrowed on his ID Card.
  • An amount of ₹ 5/- is collected as overdue charges per day, per transaction after due date.
  • Absence and illness are not an acceptable excuse for exemption from paying an overdue charge. In calculating the overdue charge only University holidays are left out of the reckoning. If the due date falls on a University holiday, the book may be returned on the next working day without any overdue charges.
  • The Librarian may recall a book at any time before its due date.
  • If the Librarian considers that a borrower has not returned the books within a reasonable time of its due date as indicated in the recall notice, as the case may be, the borrower is liable to pay the cost of the book plus the prescribed overdue charges.
  • If a book belonging to a set is lost, the borrower will be charged for replacing the entire set.
  • In case students lost the books issued to them they should report it immediately in writing to the librarian to avoid accumulation of fine. They will be allowed a grace period of one week to confirm the loss in writing, to initiate the process of recovering the cost of the books. In case they produce the books after the grace period, they will have to pay the prescribed fine. The library service will also stand terminated until they settle their arrears – whether for the loss or as a fine.
  • Textbooks borrowed for internal reference should be promptly returned. Non – return of textbooks, during the examination period, will be reported to the Head of the department for necessary action. Apart from this, the student has to pay the fine fixed by the concerned authorities at that time.

BORROWING PRIVILEGES:

CATEGORY NO OF BOOKS DURATION
Students 2 Books 10 Days
Research Scholars 2 Books 10 Days
Faculty 10 Books 30 Days
Office Staff 2 Books 30 Days

 

 

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