OPENING HOURS

Monday – Saturday 8:00AM to 8:00PM
Friday 8:00AM t0 12:00PM
2:30PM to 8:00PM
The library is closed on Sundays and all public holidays
  • All users must observe total silence in the library and its environs at all times.
  • All users are required to show their college IDs to the Library Staff upon entrance to the library.
  • Use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited in the library
  • All bags, cases, folders etc. must be left in outside the library.
  • Users are not allowed to leave their baggage overnight in the library. The library shall not take any responsibility for loss of personal property or books.
  • All users are required to show all items to the Library Staff before leaving the library
  • Good order must be observed in the library at all times for example placing of feet on the furniture, eating and drinking, smoking, sleeping etc. will not be allowed.
  • No student is allowed to enter the circulation area without the consent of the library staff
  • Anyone caught marking, defacing or mutilating books or any other library material will be expected to pay for the material with the most current edition of the same
  • Use of sound equipments like radios, walkmans, cell phones etc. is strictly prohibited in the library and its environs
  • Users are not allowed to reshelf books after removing them from the shelf. Leave the books on the circulation table
  • No library equipment may be moved, modified or tampered with without permission from the librarian.
  • Do not write, underline or mark any book. Library books are carefully examined on return and the borrower will be held responsible for the damage.
  • Borrowing period is strictly between 8:00am and 8:00pm
  • A user must be a registered student in the current term to be able to use the library services
  • All students must present their college ID before borrowing any library materials
  • Library materials may not be removed from the library unless the library staff has properly issued them out
  • Students are allowed to borrow a maximum of six books for a period of two weeks
  • All borrowed materials must be returned on or before the due date
  • Students are not allowed to borrow books on behalf of others or transfer borrowed materials to other students
  • Students with overdue materials and overdue fines will not be allowed to use the library services
  • All reserve materials must be returned at the specified time

The following materials can only be used within the library

  • Reference books
  • Newspapers
  • Journals and magazines
  • All users will be held responsible for any damage or loss of library materials in their possession and will be required to meet the cost of replacement and processing
  • Users must ensure that the books they borrow are in good condition to avoid being held responsible for any damages noted while returning the books
  • Lost books must be reported to the librarian immediately and replaced or paid for within 30 days
  • Lost library books that are recovered, must be handed to the librarian as they remain the property of the college library
General collection books Rs.10 per day
Books not returned at the end of the term Rs.500 per book
  • The library committee shall have the power to suspend or exclude from use of the library any user who disregards the library rules and regulations
  • The library staff have the right to ask students to leave the library if they are behaving inappropriately or causing disturbance to other users

Admission: The following people are allowed to use the library:

  • All registered students of the GDEC
  • Faculty and other staff in the GDEC