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Frequently Ask Question

1. What are the library’s operating hours?
 The Deshapran Mahavidyalaya Central Library Operating Hours.
 Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 5:00pm.
 Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00pm.
 Library will be remaining closed on Holidays.

2. How Can I obtain Library Card?
 Visit the library in person.
 Provide proof of enrolment such as a student ID
 Complete a library membership application form with personal information.

3. Which items can I borrow?
Only Books (General and Text Books) are available for check out. Reference Materials, Non-book Materials, Reports, and journals must be used in the Library premises.

4. How can I check out print books from the library?
 Have a current library card.
 Find the book and validate its availability.
 Present the book to the library’s circulation desk.
 Present your library card.
 Comply with the checkout procedures.
 Get the due date.
 Return the book on the due date or earlier.

5. How can I renew borrowed items?
 Visit the library
 Bring your books
 Make your way to the circulation desk
 Submit a renewal request
 Obtain confirmation of the renewal date

6. Are there late fees for overdue items?
 Yes, a fine of Rs.1/- per day is charged for books not returned on due date.

7. Can I reserve or request a book that’s already checked out?
 Yes, you can reserve a checked-out book.

8. What should I do if loss/damage borrowed books?
The loss or damage of books borrowed by a member in his/her custody; the borrower shall be liable to:
1. Replace the book; OR
2. Bear the cost of replacement along with the submission of damage or replacement form.

9. What should I do if loss of Library Card?
The loss of Library CARD should be reported immediately in writing to the Librarian along with FIR copy and a fine of Rs.30 will be charged for re-issue of a new card.

10. Are there study rooms or quiet areas available in the library?
 Yes, quiet areas are available to read in the library.

11. How do I request the Library to purchase Books/E-books?
To request the library to acquire specific books or e-books, follow these steps:
 Contact librarian
 Submit a request
 Explain the material’s significance
 Follow up on the request

12. How do I search for books?
 Visit Site
 Login to OPAC
 Enter the title, author, or relevant keywords.
 Explore advanced search options for precision.
 Browse by subject
 Check book availability in the library.
 Place holds if books are checked out.
 Seek assistance from librarian if needed.

13. Can I get a Model Question Papers online?
 Yes Previous years Question papers are available at Library Portal