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General Questions 

Q1.Who is authorized to use the DSATM Library?

Answer.
All students, faculty members and Staff Members of DSATM are authorized to use the Library. Staff Members and visiting faculties also have the privilege to use the Library.

Q2.How can I recommend a book for purchase in the Library?

Answer.
An authorized user can recommend a book for purchase by filling-in a "Book recommendation Register" that can be obtained from the respective sections.

Q3. How can I recommend subscription to a new journal in the Library?

Answer
An authorized user can send your request for subscription to a new journal through your Head of the Department / Centre.

Q4.Can I bring my personal books or other reading materials to the Library?

Answer.
No. Users are not allowed to bring their personal books or other reading materials to the Library (Including reference sections).
They can, however, bring their personal materials to the segregated portion of the Library Personnel and Private Study Zones

Q5.Give me the GENERAL INFORMATION about library collection?

Answer.

  • Books
  • Video Cassettes
  • Digital Library
  • Periodicals
  • Audio Cassettes
  • CD Rom’s
  • Educational DVD’s
  • Project Reports
  • Old Question Papers

Q6. Is it possible that I can use the library Smart card of my friend on his/her behalf?

Answer.
No. Strictly it is prohibited.

Q 7. Who other than belonging to DSATM can use the Library?

Answer.

On special permissions from the Librarian alumni and old Staff Members of DSATM can refer the books in the library but are not allowed to borrow the same.

Q8. Are visitors out of state and country allowed to visit the Library?

Answer.
Visitors are allowed to visit the library.

Q9. What Should I do if the book I borrowed got lost?

Answer.
If the borrowed book is lost then immediately you should give a letter to the Librarian stating the cause. If the book is available then you should replace the same otherwise you have to pay triple cost of the book for the same.

Q10.

Answer.
On special permissions from the Chief Librarian alumni and old Staff Members of DSCE can refer the books in the library but are not allowed to borrow the same.

Q11. Are visitors out of state and country allowed to visit the Library?

Answer.
Visitors are allowed to visit the library.

Q12. What Should I do if the book I borrowed got lost?

Answer.
If the borrowed book is lost then immediately you should give a letter to the Librarian stating the cause. If the book is available then you should replace the same otherwise you have to pay triple cost of the book for the same.

Q13. Whom to contact for Queries regarding finding Books and Journals?

Answer.
There is a help desk in the ground floor for queries regarding finding a book or a journal. OPAC gives the accession number of the book or the journal and if you are not able to locate the book, please contact the help desk for the same.

Other Services

Q1. How do I get books and journals Photocopied in Library?

Answer.
photocopying facility is available in the first floor of the Library on nominal charges. This service is made for DSATM Faculty members, Students and Staff Members only. Users are not permitted to take the Library materials outside the library.

Q2. What is the fine I have to pay, if I would not return book within the stipulated date?

Answer.
Users, if they don't return books in time should pay fine to library and no consideration shall be made. The details of the fine is as follows:

No of days after due date Fine to be paid
1 to 15 days 1. Rs
16 to 30 days 2. Rs
After 31 days 3. Rs

Q3. what is the timing of library?

Answer.
The timings of the library are as follows:

Section/Zone Day of week Timing
Circulation Section Monday –Saturday 09.00 AM – 04.30 PM
Reference Section Monday –Saturday 09.00 AM – 08.30 PM
Periodical Section Monday –Saturday 09.00 AM – 04.30 PM
Private Study zone Monday –Saturday 08.30 AM – 08.30 PM
Digital Library Monday –Saturday 09.00 AM – 08.30 PM