Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce

University of Delhi



Rules and Regulations of the Library

  1. Membership
    The library offers membership to the students and faculty members. Members are entitled to borrow books as per their privilege .Students can borrow three books for 10 days. Faculty members can borrow 10 books for 15 days .Members are also entitled to borrow back volumes of journals (with the permission of Librarian). Current issues are for reference only. The renewal of membership will be done on the basis of production of fee receipt. Members should keep the library informed of any change of address and phone number.
  2. Security
    Students are required to carry their membership card with them whenever visit the library. There will be no entry without ID/Library card. The students will deposit their personal belongings such as bags, cell phones , personal books etc. at the property counter. They must not be brought into the Library. Bags if brought should be kept at the counter and mobile, cash should not be left in the bags. Outside books / personal books are not allowed in the library. Use of personal study material in the Library premises is not permitted.
  3. Membership responsibilities
    Library Membership Card is not transferable as they are token of privilege which only the members to whom they are issued are entitled. Sub-lending of book(s) is misuse of this privilege and may lead to withdrawal of membership.
  4. Loss of library ticket
    Loss of library membership cards/ID Card must be reported in writing to the Librarian immediately. On loss of Library Membership Card, an FIR has to be launched. Duplicate Library Card will be issued at the circulation counter on the payment of Rs.100/- along with a copy of FIR. The member however will continue to be responsible for any loss that the library may suffer through the loss/misuse of lost Library Membership Card.
  5. Fine/ overdue charges
    The member is expected to return the book(s) on or before the due date stamped on the due date slip. An overdue charges at the rate of Rs.5/- per volume per day will be charged.
  6. Lost/damaged books
    Loss of Library book(s) must be reported immediately to the Library. Borrowers will be asked to pay for the book lost or replace it with a new book(s) along with the fine and binding charges if any. Borrowers will be asked to pay at the rates fixed by the Library for the book returned in damaged or mutilated condition.
  7. Care of library books
    Books should be checked before they taken out of the Library. Therefore, borrowers must satisfy themselves about the physical condition of the book(s) before borrowing, otherwise they will be held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed later or at the time of returning the book(s). After using the books it should be kept at the right place on the shelf in the library, where it has been taken out. Marking with pen/pencil is not allowed in the books, otherwise new book / book cost / fine would be charged. Penalties for books lost, damaged, mutilated or defaced by marking shall be fixed by the Librarian. The library books are for the benefit of not only the present but also for the future members of the library. They should, therefore, be handled with every care and consideration.
  8. Obtaining clearance certi?cate with no dues
    The library books/ membership cards are the property of the library and are to be returned and dues, if any, be cleared/ paid and a clearance certificate be obtained from the Library before leaving the college (e.g. at the time of getting CLC).
  9. Maintenance of discipline
    The Student shall keep silence within the Library premises. It is necessary to maintain an atmosphere of quiet and dignity inside the library. The students are expected not to act in any way which disturbs the study of other students. Any student found talking or disturbing studies in any form in the reading room of the Library shall be fined Rs.500/- in the first instance. Subsequent violation of this directive will entail heavy penalty. Principal may expel any student if the presence of such a person is liable to disturb the peace in the library. Use of mobile phone is prohibited inside the library. Mobile phone should be switched off before entering the Library. Students are required to co-operate for calm and healthy atmosphere in the Library. Eating and drinking is not allowed inside the library.
  10. Assistance, suggestions and grievances
    If you find any difficulty in using the Library or in locating any information / books, contact the staff at the counter or Librarian. Students can make any suggestion(s) and can drop in the suggestion box near the entrance. We welcome any suggestions to improve the library services.

Library opening hours: 9.00 A.M. to 5.P.M. on all working days.

(Dr. Gurdev Singh)