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NIT Meghalaya

Central Library

The Central Library

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The Central Library houses the popular titles in Engineering, Technology, Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences and Management to enrich the students with requisite knowledge and expertise. It has a collection of around 13,000 text and reference books. In addition to this, book bank facilities are available for SC/ST category of students. The Library also subscribed to the full text databases such as Science Direct, Springer-Link (1400+ Journals), ACM Digital Library, IEL (GP), ASCE , ASME and one e-bibliographic database i.e. MathSciNet. The library also have the Pearson E-book collections to gather the growing information needs of the students.

Library Opening Time:

9:00AM to 6:00 PM (Mon-Fri)

Circulation Time:

9:30AM to 1:00PM and 1:30PM to 5:30PM (on working days only)

Membership

All the faculties, students and staffs of the institutes will be eigible to become the member of the Library.

Loan privileges

The number of books that may be borrowed by each category of members and the period of loan is as under:

Category of Member(s) No. of Books Period
Faculty 12 1 semester
Research Scholar 4 30 days
Students 4 14 days
Other Staff (Non Teaching) 3 14 days
Visiting Faculty ( recommended by the Director) 5 1 semester
Lab Technicians/Technical Assistants 4 14 days

Library Rules and Regulations

  • Members/Visitors will sign the register kept at the entrance counter before entering the Library.
  • Only the registered members will be allowed to borrow books from the Library.
  • Members should carry their authorized/valid Library Cards to access the Library.
  • Library borrower cards are not transferable. The borrower is responsible for the books borrowed on his/her card.
  • Silence is to be maintained inside the library.
  • No personal belongings (outwears, brief cases, handbags, files, umbrellas and similar items including books) are allowed inside the library and should be deposited at the check point before entering the library.
  • Issued books will be duly checked by the staff on duty at the gate.
  • Use of Cellular phone is strictly prohibited inside the library.
  • Books must be returned within due date, failing which borrowing facilities may be withheld or entitlement may be reduced. Overdue library materials also will attract a fine.
  • Members should return all books borrowed from the library before proceeding on any kind of long leave.
  • Members should refrain themselves from taking any kind of refreshment inside the library.
  • The Librarian can recall any issued document at any time for stock verification or for any other reason and the Member should cooperate by returning the same immediately.
  • The Library Committee has the power to cancel the membership and refuse admission to anyone who violates the rules and regulations of the library or indulges in any other type of misconduct.

Loss of Library card

  • Loss of Library card should be immediately reported to the librarian in writing. A duplicate card will be issue on a payment of Rs.100/-

Care of Library Books

  • Members are required to handle the books/journals very carefully. Marking with pencil, pen, writing or highlighting, tearing the pages or mutilating the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously. In such case reader shall be held responsible unless these are brought to the notice of the library staff at the time of issue.

Book Lost

  • If the book is lost, the borrower shall replace the books of the same edition or latest edition or pay the current price of the book with a fine of Rs. 100/-.

Overdue Charges

  • Books will be issued to the students for 14 days only. A date label is pasted and stamped mentioning the due date and the fine will be charged @ Rs. 5/- per day per book from the due date till the book is returned.

Library Clearance

  • All the library members will have to obtain a Clearance /No dues Certificate before taking final release from the institution.

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