Library

Library

Learning Resource Centre : The Learning Resource Centre is an integrated service facility that offers one stop access forstudents. We provide answers technical questions directly or through a quickreferral.

Mission Statement : The Learning Resource Centre exist to support and enhance teaching and learning within andoutside the classroom as an integral part in the education process at CGI.

Our LRC is very spacious, centrally air-conditioned and equipped with computers andcommunication network including the Internet. It has a comfortable seating capacity for 100+students and a good ambience. The Periodical, Lending and Reference Sections constitute thecentre. This includes knowledge & information through all kind of media. Besides this, there areproject and discussion rooms, which can be used by students for academic and research. Thereare 14 research cubicles for private studying.LRC also houses an English Center. LRC hascourse relevant resources for students / faculty / staff to study and borrow. The collectioncomprises of over 18000 books, in 3500 titles, Magazines 16, Journals 69, Newspaper 11, DELNET Online Membership and more than 300 instructors' resources. Itsubscribes to 39 periodicals.


STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR CGI LIBRARY

CIRCULATION SECTION
Issue and Return counter functions between 9.15 AM to 4.15 PM on weekdays.

CIRCULATION SERVICE
All the library users are required to carry college identity cards/smart cards to borrow resources from LRC. You are entitled to borrow:-


Category Maximum no of Books *Periodical/CDs Loan Duration
Books *Periodical/CDs Books *Periodical/CDS
Academic Members (Faculty) 8 3 10 weeks 1 week
Students 2 1 2 weeks 1 week
Institute Members other
then Academic Members
2 1 3 weeks 1 week

*Current issues will not be issued.


OVERDUE CHARGES

Reference Books/Reserve copy can only be consulted in Library.
All Current Periodicals are considered as the Reference books.
Overdue Charges for all Issued items Re 5/- per day per volume after due date if:-
a)   The book borrowed from ordinary section is not returned by due date. The book which is recalled by the Library is not returned within the stipulated period, and the book issued for overnight use is not returned in time. 

PLEASE NOTE: - 
b)   Reserve copy, issued for overnight use, shall have to be returned within one and a half hour of the opening of the Library, next day. 
c)    If due date of overnight book is on holiday/Sunday, return it on next working day before 10:00 am otherwise fine would be charged including holiday/Sunday 5/- Rs. per day.
d)  If Library user fails to return the book (s) within three months from the date of issue then the following fine will be imposed:
Up to 4 times the cost of book to cover book replacement cost+fine (@Rs.5/Day), for first time offence.
Up to 10 timesthe cost of book to cover book replacement cost+ fine (@Rs. 5/Day), for second time offence.
e) Students can get two library books after their No Dues Certificate by paying @ Rs. 500/- on returnable security basis. 


CIRCULATION RULES

Borrowing facilities are given only to the member of the library. Books may be borrowed only against the Smart Card issued to an individual. Borrowing will be done only through the counter. The Smart Card is non transferable. 
Books are issued and returned from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:15 p.m.
The Library member is responsible for any book issued against that Smart Card, as per the library record.
Newspapers, periodicals & reference books will not be issued from the Library.
Book will not be renewed.
The user should check the books thoroughly for missing pages, chapters etc. While getting them issued. No complaint will be entertained later on.
No books in damaged condition will be accepted from the users on return. Damaged books will have to be replaced by the borrower.
In case of loss of books by borrower, the borrower is required either to replace the books by a recent edition, if available or pay its cost.
If a member loses a book issued against his/her Smart Card, the penalty will be as follows:
Current cost of the book.
If the relevant book is not easily available in the market then the user would pay the double of the current cost of the book.
If a member loses his / her Smart Card/ID card, and he/she makes a written report to the system department. Member will be responsible for misuse lost card and a duplicate card will be issued from system department followed by the rules of system department.
If a borrower does not return the documents in spite of two successive reminders his/her membership is liable to be cancelled without further notice.
The Librarian can recall books and publications any time if need arises.


GENERAL RULES

All library users must sign in/out register available with the attendant at the gate.
User should maintain peace in the library and should not disturb other readers in the library. Smoking/eating/use of mobile phone/drinking/sleeping is strictly prohibited in the library premises.
While entering the library user should leave his/her personal belongings such as bags, personal books etc.at the counter reserved for this purpose. Loose papers and notebooks may however be taken into the library. Users leaving the library should permit the library staff to examine their personal belongings. If asked.
CGI library follows an open access system. Remember a book misplaced is a book lost, until tracked.
The Librarian may suspend library service of a student member for one month. if he/she misbehaves with the library staff.
User of the library should not deface, mark, cut or damage the reading materials in any way. Persons doing so are liable to be fined heavily, apart from being asked to pay the cost of the damage. In case a person repeats the offences a second time his/her Smart Card would be impounded and the membership terminated summarily.
If any student is found indulging in book hiding, stealing or mutilating, disciplinary action will be taken against him/her.
The member would satisfy himself / herself before leaving the issue counter as to whether the book is in good condition or not otherwise he may be held responsible.
Library remains open from 09:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Members / Readers are not allowed to bring personal books or other reading material to the library except in the area meant for such a purpose. 
The Library Staff cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to any personal belongings of the members / readers.
Computer terminals provided in the Library for searching the Online Public Access catalogues, CDROM databases, or retrieving any other online information made available through Library systems. Use of these terminals for any unauthorized purpose, accessing CGI or external networks, changing or damaging the hardware/software settings, data or any other illegal activity will be liable for punitive action.


USER ASSISTANCE

All members of the library team are available for any assistance one may need in using the library resources, facilities & services they are also welcome to offer suggestion for improving library & its environment.

Our Team : Well-qualified and experienced library staff is available to assist in locating the resources and to answer the queries.

Contact :
Librarian: 628   Email: mandsingh@continental.ac.in