Knowledge Management Centre

Guidelines for Issue/Return

  • Membership card/ID is to be produced at the circulation counter for issue/return of materials. Members are requested to retain the membership card/ID carefully. In case of loss of /renewal membership card/ID, contact Academic Dept for issuing a new membership card/ID.
  • Sub lending of KMC material is strictly prohibited.
  • On specific project/classroom/presentation related works, the AV materials can be issued to the Activity Chairperson/Discipline Coordinator, and film club nominated members for the use at DVC/VTR/Preview Room/ Auditorium.
  • The borrower may return or renew the book on or before the due date. For renewing, book is to be presented at the counter. Renewal is not permitted if reserved by another member.
  • The library can recall material from the members even before due date, if require by the any KMC members.
  • A borrower going on any kind of leave will have to return all borrowed material before leaving the campus/City.
  • KMC offers Institutional Membership to other academic institutions only (offered at the main campus only). The membership fee is Rs.10,000/- per annum. Academic Institutional members are allowed access to the KMC through the membership card along with their official photo ID.

Loss of KMC Material

  • In case of loss of books/AV and any other materials, the member will have to replace the same or pay twice the original price at the current rate. In the case of out of print book /material, a member will have to pay a minimum of ten times the original purchased price or the value decided by the KMC Panel as the case may be.
  • For the loss of material the person is responsible whosoever has issued the material.

Fine & Borrowing Privileges

  • Members are expected to return the issued items within the due date, if failing to pay fine as per the rules mentioned below is to be paid.
  • Accumulated fine will be recovered at the time of “No Dues clearance” like for students- from their library membership deposit and for faculty/staff- from their claimed amount from the account department.


Category/Patron Type

Number of issue material

Duration of issue

Fine Per Day (Rs.)

Books

A V Materials

Periodicals

Books

A V Materials

Periodicals

Faculty

25

As per Faculty Members’
Requirement

As per Faculty Members’
Requirement

1 Month

Overnight (on request extendable)

3 Days

1.00

Visiting Faculty

Only reference facilities in the KMC, not borrowing

Staff (Permanent)

05

NIL,
To be used within the KMC only

1

1 Month

Nil

Overnight

2.00

Students

06

Nil

14 Days

Nil

Nil

2.00