General Rules

    • All the Professional staff in the institution and the students of NIPMR can get the membership in the Library.

    • Strict silence and discipline must be maintained in the library. The use of cell phones is also not allowed.

    • Smoking, eating, sleeping and talking loudly are strictly prohibited in the library.

    • Documents taken out of the shelves must be left on the table. Replacing the books on the shelves is not encouraged as it may get misplaced. Misplaced book is like a lost book.

    • A non-member can use the library material on the premises with the permission of the Librarian.

    • Readers should not mark, underline, dog-ear, write, tear pages or otherwise damage the library documents.

    • Newspapers, magazines and journals must be read only in the library on specific tables and should not be taken to any other reading areas.

    • No library material can be taken out of the library without permission. Unauthorized removal of anything belonging to the library will be treated as theft and dealt accordingly.

    • Anyone who violates the rules and regulations of the library would be liable to lose the privilege of library membership and may be debarred from using the library facilities.

    • Suggestions on all aspects,of library services are welcome.

Rules related to borrowing of books

    • Professionals/Faculty are allowed to borrow 3 books at a time for the period of 14 days.

    • Late fine of Rs.1/ per book per day will be collected from all the members of the library

    • Students are allowed to take 1 book at a time for the period of one week.

    • The book which is lost by the borrower need to be reported and replaced with a recent edition of the same and if the book is not available in the market, one has to pay 10 times of the original cost of the book along with 10 % as negligence charges.

    • The documents from reference section are only meant for on site consultation and normally are not issued.

    • Back Volumes of the journals will issue for 2 days to the Professionals/Faculty.