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  • General Rulebooks

    SIRC Library follows the open access system.

    Readers should maintain peace in the Library and should not disturb other users in any way.

    No personal belongings are allowed inside the Library.

    No refreshments or food stuff of any kind shall be allowed inside the Library.

    Library’s computing facilities and database access is meant only for Faculty, Members, Students and Research Scholars.

    Using computers for emails/ Facebook and any other social networking sites is prohibited.

    Members should keep the Library informed of any change of address and contact details during the period of their membership.

    Smoking and use of Cellular phone is strictly prohibited inside the Library.

  • Circulation Services

    The Library card is non transferable and their loss should be immediately reported to the Librarian.

    A fee of Rs.50/- will be charged for issuing a duplicate card. Duplicate card will be issued only once in a year.

    Books marked as Reference, Journals, CDs/ DVDs are only for Reference only.

    The borrower may return or renew the book on or before the due date for renewal. Renewal is not permitted if a demand is pending for the material.

    The Librarian can recall material any time after issue.

    An overdue charge of Rs.2/- per day will be collected from members and students on each book not returned on the due date.

    Refund should be claimed within one year of expiry of Library Ticket, failing which amount will be forfeited to the Institute.

    Each member shall satisfy himself/herself before leaving the Library that the book is in good condition and if not, the matter should be brought to the notice of the Librarian then and there. The member will otherwise be held responsible for the replacement of the book by a new copy. Member are requested not to write upon any thing inside/ outside the books

    If the book is not returned even after the reminder is send, the Library deposit will be forfeited and the member will be debarred from the membership of the Library.

    The Librarian has been authorized to refuse the loan of books to members who do not comply with the rules stated above or persistently retain the books beyond the loan period.

  • Entitlement for Membership

    A member of the Institute belonging to the Southern Region permanent residence of Chennai.

    An articled assistant registered in the Southern Region undergoing the practical training in Chennai City.

  • Borrowing Services