The mission of the University library is to make available and deliver information resources in all formats to the members of the academic community. It ensures the preservation of knowledge through building collections and providing access to information sources. It aims to support all programs offered by the University with adequate resources.
The library provides adequate space and appropriate facilities to serve the needs of the readers. It adopts the a system which can provide faculty and students greater access to the collection. It is open more than sixty (60) hours per week.
The present holdings of the library include more than thirty (30) thousand volumes of books and about one hundred titles of periodicals. There are also audio-visual materials and electronic resources that are relevant to the programs.
LIBRARY CONDUCT AND PROCEDURE
The University library is open to all students, members of the Faculty and Staff of the University for seven days a week from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. In the Main Campus II library, it is open from 8:00A.M to 12NN and 1:00PM to 5:00PM Mondays to Fridays.
Every student entering the Library must present his/her identification card.
Maximum silence inside the library must be observed by all students at all times.
Students should refrain from vandalizing library properties.
Every bonafide student of the University shall be issued identification card which is non-transferable. Any student who lends his/her identification card or uses the identification card of others is subject to disciplinary action.
Non-fiction books can be borrowed for a day and fiction books for seven days.
Each student is entitled to a maximum of two books at a time. Fines shall be imposed for overdue books.
Reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, yearbooks, atlases, sets and the like are to be read inside the library only.
Books put on Reserve by members of the teaching staff for their students during the semester are lent or used upon their application at the reserve section. A borrower may renew a book as many times as necessary provided that there are no requests for the same. Books for overnight loans must be taken out of the Library starting at 4:00 P.M. These books must be returned the following day, not later than 7:30 A.M. In case the book is not returned within the loan period, fines shall be imposed.
Periodicals whether current or back issues and other non-book materials are to be read in the Library only.
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When a book is lost or not returned at a reasonable time after notice has been sent, the borrower must replace it with the same and equally good condition book as the one lost. In case it is out of print, the borrower shall pay the current price of the book including the mailing cost as estimated by the Supply Officer.
The library is open to students or employees of other institutions who are engaged in research if granted the privilege by the University President upon the recommendation of the Librarian and after paying the regular library fee.