Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour

बिहार कृषि विश्वविधालय, सबौर

Library: Rules And Regulations

Open access system is followed in the Library.

  • Strict and absolute silence shall be observed in the Library.
  • Cell Phone to be switched off inside the Library.
  • Bags, Big handbags, Raincoat, Umbrella and Casual wears are strictly prohibited inside the library.
  • Members are requested to keep their belongings at the entrance of the Library. However they are advised not to leave cell phones, purse, money, credit card and other valuables in the handbag outside the library. These items are liable to be lost.
  • Library users are strictly prohibited from taking the borrowed books again inside the library.
  • If the due date falls on a holiday for the Library, the next working day will be taken as the due date.
  • Books will be issued to the members only on producing the Membership card.
  • The number of books that could be borrowed by the member from the library at a time for a period of one month only and borrowed books by book bank for a period six  months / one semester only as shown below:

Members

General Books

Book Bank

General

SC/ST

Faculty Members

10

N.A.

N.A.

Staff Members

6

N.A.

N.A.

Ph. D. Students

4

6

10

Post Graduate Students

4

6

10

Under Graduate Students

4

6

10

Grade II & III Employee

4

N.A.

N.A.

Grade IV Employee

2

N.A.

N.A.

  • If any book is lost or damaged beyond repair, the person responsible shall replace it with a new copy or pay latest price with handling charges decided by the librarian.
  • Membership Cards are not transferable. Books will not be issued to students on the Membership Card of staff members.
  • Books will be issued subject to availability only.
  • No sub-lending of books is permitted.
  • Any kind of marking, underlining, clipping of books is absolutely forbidden. Readers shall be held responsible for any damage done to the book belonging to the Library and shall be required to replace such book or pay the value thereof.
  • Absence from the university will not be allowed as an excuse for the delay in the return of books.
  • Under special circumstances, the Librarian may refuse the issue of books or recall the books already issued to any member without assigning any reason thereof.
  • The following conditions are to be followed for the renewal of books.
  • The book has to be produced in the Library for renewal. 
  • More than one renewal will not be allowed.
  • No reminders will be issued to individuals but consolidated list of defaulters will be displayed in the library notice board.
  • The borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of any books issued against his / her original or duplicate Library Member ID Card.
  • Reference books, Newspapers, Magazines, Journals should not be taken out.
  • New books received in the library will be displayed for a week only.
  • The Library may accept donation of manuscripts, books, periodicals etc. from the donors. Such donations once accepted will become the absolute property of the University. In lieu of donation the acknowledgement will be issued to donors.
  • The details of overdue charges are displayed on the Library Notice Board.
  • Overnight issue will be allowed for selected reference books.
  • A member must return all the library books borrowed by him/her and clear all library dues before applying for a library clearance certificate. 
  • Failure to obtain, the clearance certificate may lead to withholding of examination result or release of the member from the University as the case may be.

Note: The above rules are intended to regulate the use of Library resources and will be reviewed periodically to meet the Changing needs. 

Any changes in the rules or instructions or information to members will be notified on the Library Notice Board as and when required.