Library rules & regulations

General Rules

  • All library users must sign in/out register available with the attendant at the gate.
  • User should maintain peace in the library and should not disturb other readers in the library. Smoking/eating/use of mobile phone/drinking/sleeping is strictly prohibited in the library premises.
  • While entering the library user should leave his/her personal belongings such as bags, personal books the counter reserved for this purpose. Loose papers and notebooks may however be taken into the library. Users leaving the library should permit the library staff to examine their personal belongings. If asked.
  • WIT library follows an open access system. Remember a book misplaced is a book lost, until tracked.
  • The Librarian may suspend library service of a student member for one month. if he/she misbehaves with the library staff.
  • User of the library should not deface, mark, cut or damage the reading materials in any way. Persons doing so are liable to be fined heavily, apart from being asked to pay the cost of the damage. In case a person repeats the offences a second time his/her library card would be impounded and the membership terminated summarily.
  • If any student is found indulging in book hiding, stealing or mutilating, disciplinary action will be taken against him/her.
  • The member would satisfy himself / herself before leaving the issue counter as to whether the book is in good condition or not otherwise he may be held responsible.
  • Library remains open from 08:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Circulation counter shall remain closed during 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.for lunch break.

Circulation Rules

  • Borrowing facilities are given only to the member of the library. Books may be borrowed only against the library card issued to an individual. Borrowing will be done only through the counter. The library card is non transferable.
  • Books are issued and returned from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 to 3:45 p.m.
  • The Library member is responsible for any book issued against that library card, as per the library record.
  • Newspapers, periodicals & reference books will not be issued from the Library.
  • Book will not be renewed.
  • The user should check the books thoroughly for missing pages, chapters etc. While getting them issued. No complaint will be entertained later on.
  • No books in damaged condition will be accepted from the users on return. Damaged books will have to be replaced by the borrower.
  • In case of loss of books by borrower, the borrower is required either to replace the books by a recent edition, if available or pay its cost.
  • Copyright of the CDs will be available for the Users in Multimedia Section.
  • If a book is not returned with in the stipulated time. Text books can be issued for a limited period 14 days, failing which an overdue charge 1st week Rs. 1 per book per day, 2nd week Rs. 2 per book per day and 3rd week & beyond Rs. 5 per book per day. Rs. 50.00 for reference book per day per volume. The fine should be paid at the circulation counter.
  • If a member loses a book issued against his/her library card, the penalty will be as follows:
  • Current cost of the book.
  • If the relevant book is not easily available in the market then the user would pay the double of the current cost of the book.
  • If a member loses his / her library card/ID card, and he/she makes a written report to the Director.
  • If a borrower (Faculty’s / Students) does not return the documents in spite of two successive reminders his/her membership is liable to be cancelled without further notice.
  • The Librarian can recall books and publications any time if need arises.