GVP College of Engineernig for Women


LIBRARY

General Instructions


  • Text books are given on loan to students for a period of 15 days and for staff one semester
  • The Textbooks can be renewed once during the the semester final examinations
  • The user are advised not to carry bags, and other printed materials into the library
  • In case a book is lost, the borrower should pay the cost of the book
  • Before borrowing and accepting the books, the borrower has to make sure that the books are in sound condition
  • Absence and illness are not acceptable excuses for exemption from paying overdue charges
  • Users are required to submit identity care while taking any material from the library to outside
  • Students and Faculty are prohibited to carry a cell phone
  • Strict silence is enjoined inside the Library, as it is necessary for quiet study
  • Sleeping / indulging in discussions / any other activity determinate to academic pursuits is strictly prohibited and those involved in such activities will be asked to vacate the centre immediately by the personnel
  • The library staff are also available to extend necessary help, if needed
  • Tickets are not transferable
  • Books and Journals are to be borrowed in person
  • Users are cautioned not to throw any litter in the centre
  • Users are advised not to misplace books on the racks from their original position
  • Production of NO DUES CERTIFICATE from the library is essential for obtaining Provisional Certificate

Book Selection


Procurement
The Books and Journals are recommended by faculty by using selection tools like books in Print, Trade Catalogue, Publishers Catalogue, Amazon.Com, and decision taken by the librarian. In case of general and reference books students may recommend to the Librarian after obtaining necessary approval. Orders will be placed for procurement of books with approved vendor.

Classification Scheme
The Library has adopted Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) scheme, which has been widely recognized by International Community.

Cataloguing
The books are catalogued as per Anglo American Cataloguing Rules II Revised edition. In order to bring uniformity in cataloguing practices

Locating the Documents
Books are arranged according to call numbers on the shelves. OPAC Facility has been provided to assist the users in locating the materials. The Users can access the database through Author, Title, Publisher, Call No and any keyword based search.

Arrangement of Books
The Library has adopted open system. The Books are arranged as Text Books (Issue Books) and Reference Books (only for Reading) and Book Bank Books for (weaker section) given by Government of Andhra Pradesh. The books acquired are accessioned, classified and catalogued. After processing, the list books are displayed for 1 Month and these list is labeled as NEW ARRIVALS.

Circulation
For issue of books the borrower presents the books along with the ticket to the staff at the circulation counter. After necessary checking, the staff issue books using the check out option in the software and stamp the due date on the borrowers due date slip .Book should be presented physically for return or renewal. User can reserve books and get such information as to whom the book was issued, when it is due and list of books that are issued to a particular borrower etc. The Library books will be issued from 10.00 A.M to 5.30 P.M on all working days and on Saturday 9.00 A.M to 2.00 P.M . No issues and returns on Sundays

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