The College Central Library is open to all the members of the staff & students of the college and such other persons specially permitted by the Principal.
The College Library at present has three broad divisions.
(i) The general section consists of 33,144 volumes (as per e-Granthalaya 4.0; As per accession register it was 45,333.
(ii) The e-books consist of 10,000 volumes.
(iii) The college subscribes to about 3 journals, 2 Odia Daily and One English Daily in hard copies. In addition, there are more than 30,000 e-journals accessed by N-List, EBSCO AND the World Leadership Academy in our Cyber-Library.
(i) The College Library remains open from 10.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M. on all working days of the college.
(ii) The first period of each working day is sat part for office work of the library and during the period no book will be issued, Books however may be returned during that period.
(iii) Students intending to borrow books should submit their requisition, slips containing the names of the books, and authors’ names along with their Library cards on days allotted to their classes sufficiently before the time of issue. Students will not be allowed to go to the book racks.
(iv) No book shall be taken out of the Library without the knowledge of the Librarian and until it has been properly entered in the register and the entry attested by the borrower.
(v) Books are issued to the students by the College once a fortnight on the dates specified for each class.
(vi) Every borrower must examine the condition of the book before it is issued to him in case of mutilation discovered later the presumption will be against the borrower.
(vii) The maximum number of books that can be issued to the various categories of borrowers of the college library are as follows.
a) Member of the teaching staff 10 each
b) Class II/Class III employees 5 each
c) Class IV employees 2 each
d) +3 Degree students (Honours) 3 each
e) Post Graduate students 3 each
(viii) Books should be returned within 30 days from the date of issue by all borrowers. The members of the teaching staff, however, can retain the books with them for a period of 90 days. The books can be re-issued after the due date provided the books are brought to Library. When the last date for the return of a book falls on authorized holidays, it may be returned to the Library on the next working day of the college. Books or periodicals must be returned to the Librarian and not to the Library bearer.
(ix) All books borrowed from the Library should be returned before the Summer Vacation.
(x) Any book which is required by the Library for some special reason, should be returned forthwith.
(xi) A fine of 50 paise per book will be levied on a student or each day of delay 30 days in returning a book and Rs. 2/- for teachers for each day of delay 90 days in returning a book.
(xii) The Librarian shall report to the Officer in charge of the Library, the name of the persons responsible for the improper use of Library books, such as making marginal or other notes, tearing or removal of pages or pictures and dirtying or disfiguring the book in any way. The officer in charge will report the matter to the Principal for action.
(xiii) There will be no restriction on the use of any book in the Library but certain books may be reserved for use in the Library on the recommendation of the heads of respective Departments.
(xiv) Books of reference, maps, current issues of periodicals and rare books will not be issued for use at home without the special permission of the OIC, Library and such articles issued to a student must be returned to the Library before the college closes on the day. Defaulters in this regard will have to pay a fine at the rate of Rs. 5/- per day.
(xv) A book once issued to a borrower will be re-issued to him only if nobody else wants it even if a borrower wants a book to be re-issued to him. He must first hand it over to the Librarian for necessary entries.
(xvi) The loss of the Library card of any student should immediately be brought to the notice of the Librarian. A fresh duplicate Library Card will be issued on payment of a fine of Rs. 10/- only. Library cards are not transferable.
(xvii) Towards the close of each academic year all the books shall be collected at the time of stock verification for comparison with the catalogue to facilitate replacement or losses if any, and to repair the books. The stock verification should be done by members of the teaching staff and not by the Librarian himself. During the period no person except with the special permission of the Principal shall have access to the Library.
(xviii) Any book lost damaged or defaced by a borrower should be replaced by him. If the book is one of a series and the volume cannot be obtained singly the whole set or series must be replaced by the borrower. If a book is not available, the borrower will have to pay ten times the amount of existing market price of the book mentioned in the catalogue, in case the price of the book cannot be ascertained the amount decided by the Principal may be imposed fine as punishment on any student for improper use of books or journals of the College Library.
(xix) Those who come to the Library must observe strict silence. Students should not go beyond the Library counter without permission of the Librarian. They should possess their identity cards while they are in the Library.
(xx) Spitting, smoking, and relaxing in the Library are strictly forbidden.