General Library Rules

  • The P K Kelkar Library follows an open access system except text books in the reserve section.
  • Library is following Dewey Decimal Classification scheme (000 – 999) for the shelf arrangement of books. 
  • While entering the library, readers should leave their personal belongings, such as bags, brief-cases, personal books and parcels near the counter reserved for this purpose. However, they can carry loose papers note books and Laptop (without bag).
  • Switch off your mobiles while entering the library.
  • Books or other materials taken from the stacks should not be re-shelved by the readers. Books should be left on the reading table after use. (Please remember that a document misplaced is a document lost).
  • Readers should maintain peace in the library and should not disturb other users in any way.
  • Smoking and eatable items are strictly prohibited.
  • Chairs and tables should not be disturbed from their position.
  • Users should avoid resting their feet on tables, chairs, shelves, window sills.
  • Readers leaving the library should allow the library/security staff to examine reading material their personal belongings.
  • Issued materials should be protected from Rain, Dust, Insects, etc.
  • Readers should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate or damage library material in any way. If anyone is found doing so, he/she will be charged the full replacement cost of the material.
  • Change in Department, Status, E-mail, Address etc. to be informed.
  • Personal papers and non-library materials should not be left unattended on tables.
  • Do not move books/journals from its specific area to another area.
  • Do not give Id-card to others.
  • The holder of ID-Card is responsible for any book issued against it as shown by library records.
  • If one book of a set is damaged or lost, the member concerned shall be liable to replace the whole set.
  • If a book is not returned to the Library when due, an overdue charge of 20paise per volume per day.

 Please Do:

  • Outsiders are sign the register kept at the Check point, while entering the library.
  • Show the documents which are being taken out of the library, to the staff at the check point.
  • Contact the staff on duty/section staff for any queries.
  • Keep the Library premises tidy.

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