SIDDHARTHA MEDICAL COLLEGE  

VIJAYAWADA –520 008

CENTRAL LIBRARY AND LEARNING  RESOURCE  CENTRE

 

                                                      LIBRARY RULES

1. Working Hours:

 

     a) Circulation Counter      : 9.30 AM to 8.30 PM.

     b) Back Volumes Room    : 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM

     C) Home Issue                 : 9.30 AM to 4.00 PM

     d) Library office               :10.30 AM to 5.00 PM

     e) Reading Room             : 9.30 AM to 8.50 PM

2. Admission to the Library:

    Entry into the library is restricted to Members of the library. Any person  who  is member of the Library  or  permitted  by  the Principal may be admitted to the library. On  entering  the  library, every member  shall  be  required  to deposit  his/her identity card at the counter and write  legibly  his/her name and other particulars in the register specially provided  for the purpose.

3. Deposit of personal belongings at the property   

    Counter:

    While  entering the Library all personal belongings, such as  personal books, Note books, attaché  cases,  portfolios, satchels, umbrellas, flat files, file covers etc., shall be deposited by each Member at the Property  Counter located at the entrance. Only Loose sheets of papers are allowed into the library reading room. Library will not  be  responsible for damage  or loss of the property deposited at the counter.

4. Issue of books for Home Reading :

   Only teaching staff of Siddhartha Medical College are eligible to borrow the books. UG Students, House Surgeons and PG students are not eligible to borrow the books for home loan. PG students are requested to utilize the sectional libraries for day to day reference. Unless  a return entry is not noted  in the Library register the member will be responsible for books or other materials found issued against his/her name.

5. Administration of Library :

·        When the students have any complaint about the services  provided by  the Library they should not enter into argument with  the Library staff. Instead, they are advised to bring it to the notice of the President/Vice-President,Library Committee / Librarian in writing.

·        Smoking, chatting, spitting, sleeping etc., are prohibited in the library.

·        Books/other materials kept in the reading room for the purpose of reserving seats will be confiscated by the library staff.

·        The  Janitor/Library Attendant at the entrance is  authorised  to          examine everything that passes into or goes out of the Library.

 

 

Guidelines for Utilizing the Internet & Other facilities of Library:

 

Internet facility is provided in the library for the purpose of browsing medical resources that are freely available on the Net. At present this facility is provided only to the PG students of the college. The PG students of Pre and para clinical departments can utilize this facility from 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM. The PG students of Clinical departments can utilize this facility from 2 PM to 5 PM. The library committee has fixed the following charges for utilizing the internet facilities.

 

Sl.No

Name of the service

Charges

1

For browsing Internet and printing\copying of first 25 pages\1MB of downloaded information on A4 size paper\Floppy\CD

(cost includes cost of floppy/CD)

Rs.50/-

2

For providing literature search service (i.e browsing Internet with the assistance of Library staff)

Rs.75/-

3

Scanning A4 size page

Rs.2/-

4

Laser printing charges of A4 size Page

Rs.2/-

5

Printing charges for printing one A4 size Page on Dot Matrix Printer

Rs.1/-

6

Xeroxing Charges For 5 A4 sizes Pages or Part there of

Rs.5   

7

Data entry charges for each A4 size Page

Rs.2/-

8

Charges for utilizing CD-ROM databases in library Premises for one hour

Rs.10/-