College Library


  1. Students should maintain absolute silence and discipline in the library.
  2. Library is open from 9 A.M to 5 P .M .on all working days and from 9 a.m . to 3.30 p.m. on all Saturdays except second Saturday.
  3. Identity card is compulsory for all library transactions .ID cards are non–transferrable.
  4. Users should keep their belongings outside the library.
  5. Personal books /printed reading materials, issued books (except return/re-issue purpose)are not allowed inside the library.
  6. Time of book circulation will be from 9.15 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
  7. Students can borrow only one book at a time.
  8. Books are issued to the students for 14 days and can be renewed only once.
  9. A fine of one rupee per day per volume will be charged ,if books are not returned or renewed on time .
  10. A particular title once issued cannot be issued for a second consecutive borrowing period, unless sufficient numbers of copies of the same title are available.
  11. If the due date of a book falls on a holiday for the library ,next working day will be taken as the due date.
  12. All books shall be returned to the library three days before the closing of each semester.
  13. No member will be allowed to borrow book until the dues ,if any ,are cleared.
  14. Students shall not exchange between themselves the books borrowed from the library.
  15. Absence from the college will not be deemed as an excuse for delay in the return of books.
  16. Any sort of marking or underlying pages and removing pages of books are absolutely forbidden.
  17. If a book is damaged or lost it should be replaced at ones together with the fine due till the date of replacement.
  18. Under special circumstances, library may not issue books or retrieve the boos already issued from any member without assigning any reason thereof.
  19. The entry to the library will be restricted the students and staffs of St.Jude’s Arts & Science College only.
  20. Any violation of the library rules and regulations will result in disciplinary process including cancellation of library membership.
  21. The use of cell phone in the library is forbidden .Users are not permitted to chew or consume food items in the library.
  22. Every user must return the books/journals in its original place after the use.
  23. Library furniture ,fittings or equipment should not be tampered with ,or their arrangements altered.
  24. Any damage or defacement of library materials is strictly prohibited and users found damaging material will have to follow disciplinary procedures. Library users are to report any instances of such defacement to library staff.