Rev. Henry Baker Jr.
The Apostle of Hills.

From Darkness into Marvellous Light

“Lead kindly light amid the encircling gloom, lead Thou me on,
The night is dark and I am far from home, lead Thou me on,
Keep Thou my feet , I do not ask to see,
The distant scen , one step enough for me.”

Library

College library is the knowledge hub for staff , students and the public. Library is open to all in accordance with library rules, with a wide range of books and journals for reference and lending. Rev. Henry Baker’s family collections make this library special.

Library is fully automated as per the guidelines of University to make easily accessible.

Number of Books : 14,572
Number of Journals : 23
Number of other publications : 17
Student- Books ratio : 1:40

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS OF LIBRARY & READING ROOM

1. All the members of the staff and students are entitled to use the Library for reference and for taking books on loan. Library is computerized and hence all are advised to follow library rules for its smooth running. Library ID card is essential for the use of library.
2. The Library will function from 9.30 a.m to 4.30 p.m. on all class working days and from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
3. For the sake of convenience the following time schedule is to be followed by the students for taking and returning books.
PG – All days
IIIrd DC – Monday, Thursday, Saturday
IInd DC – Tuesday , Friday, Saturday
Ist DC – Wednesday, Saturday
4. All students are requested to enter their name and signature in the gate register before entering
in the college library.
5. Personal belongings like books, umbrella etc. are not allowed to be taken inside the Library
or Reading room. Files or note books may be taken inside for the purpose of taking notes.
6. Books of the reference section will not be lent out, but they may be consulted in the library.
Consultants will identify themselves and give their names, class numbers etc to be noted
before getting the book. After consultation the book is to be returned to the Librarian.
7. Members of the staff who want to take any book for reference to their classes must apply on a slip of paper and must return the book immediately after use in class and get the slip back.
8. Strict silence should be observed in the library and its premises.
9. Readers will be responsible for any damage caused to books or any library property. To be safe, when a book is issued to a reader, he / she must point out to the librarian any defect noted concerning the book. Otherwise the presumption will be that the book was quite intact when issued.
10. If a book is damaged or lost by a member, he is liable to pay three times the cost of the book or Rs. 500/- (Five Hundred) whichever is higher within the time fixed by the librarian. If one volume of a set is damaged or lost by a member he / she must replace it by a copy of the same edition. If such a copy is not available, he shall replace the whole set within the time fixed by the Librarian. If a student happens to recover a lost volume after having replaced it or paid the value thereof, he will not be allowed to return it to the library and get back the new copy or its price.
11. Before getting books and other reading materials, students should produce their identity cards.
12. To get books on loan, UG students have to obtain one Borrowers Ticket and P.G. students have to obtain two Borrowers Ticket. If the card is irrecoverably lost, request for duplicate card will be considered on payment of Rs. 50/- each. For each card, a student can take two books at a time.
13. Queue system is to be followed at the issue counter.
14. The period of loan is usually 14 days including the day of issue. After that period a fine of Rs.1 per day will be levied per book. If the due date happens to be a holiday, books need be returned only on the next working day, except during the major vacation. Any book which is temporarily in special demand may be lent for shorter periods as determined by the Librarian.
15. Books on loan may be called back at any time if special need arises.
16 If a book is overdue by one week, the borrower will be considered a defaulter and suspended from membership.
17. Class texts taken on loan for the purpose of teaching are also to be returned safe as any other library book.
18. Books will be lent to the members of the staff on production of their library ID and getting their signature in a personal ledger maintained for the purpose. No member of the staff is allowed to keep with him more than 5 books at a time. All the books should be returned at the end of the academic year.
19. Members are not allowed to sub-lend the books of the library.
20. Periodicals placed on the display rack or reading tables shall not, in any case, be removed even from one table to another without the consent of the Librarian.
21. All final year students should return the books borrowed from the library two weeks before the closing of the academic year.
22. During major vacation, books will be issued only to students of junior classes and they should be returned on or before the due date.
23. Those who fail to abide by the rules of the common library will be deprived of the privilege of using books from the departmental libraries also.

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