Library Information, Policy & Rules

1. Basic Information
Notre Dame University Bangladesh Library is open to all NDUB community members. Access to library facilities requires valid NDUB ID and Library cards (terms and conditions applied according to library rules).

1. 1 Floor Arrangement
Ground Floor: Library room & pigeon hole area

1.2 User Types
a) Students
b) Faculty members
c) Office and Supporting Staff

1.3 Library Sections
a) Administration
b) Acquisition
c) Processing
d) Circulation
e) Reference

2. Membership Policy
a) Students having valid registration / identification from the appropriate authority of the University are entitled to NDUB library membership.
b) Library membership card is required to enjoy the borrowing facilities of the library office.
c) Recent P.P. size one copy & stamp size one copy photographs (students, officers, staff & faculty members) along with completed Membership Application form is required to submit to complete the membership process.
d) Students are required to notify library office for any changes to their postal address or contact number written on the membership form.
      e) Library membership card is neither transferable nor exchangeable.

3. Library Forms

Membership Form

The membership form can be collected from the Notre Dame University Bangladesh Library for Tk. 100/- (one hundred) only.

4. Rules

4.1 Basic Rules
a) The Library is open to all who have valid Notre Dame University Bangladesh ID card and Library membership card which must be shown at the entrance of reading room, if required. Who does not possess any of these not allowed to receive any library facilities.
b) Silence is strictly maintained as self study zone; users’ behavior should reflect this and they should respect the needs of others.
c) The consumption of foods and drinks are not permitted in the library.
d) Personal books/spiral bindings/envelops/any kind of files/file covers/bags are not allowed in the library.
e) Mobile phones must be kept silent inside the library. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in expulsion from the Library.
f) Library users are expected to follow NDUB Code of Conduct. Any misconduct with the officials, interference with study environment, and damage to any property will lead to expulsion from the library/Library membership and shall compensate the University for any damage caused.  
g) Exercise note, pens, pencil, rubber, geometric box, calculator, laptop, loose pages etc. are allowed in the library.

4.2 Borrowing Rules
a) Faculty Members are entitled to borrow 6 Books at a time for a period not exceeding 4 weeks. Staff Members are entitled to borrow 2 Books at a time for a period not exceeding 14 days.
b) A student can borrow two books at a time for 7 days and may be renewed for another 7 days if it is necessary.
c) Reference book, journal, magazine, newspaper, dissertation, report are not offered for loan.
d) Students have to renew their library card each semester to borrow library materials.
e) Circulation services start 15 minutes after the library open and close 15 minutes before the library closes.

5. Fine Policy
a) Fines for overdue are calculated including holidays from the date mentioned on the due slip of the library material.
b) If borrowers (students/staffs/faculty) fail to return the borrowed items on due date. A fine of taka 20/- per day per book will be charged after due date till the return of the book.
c) A fine of taka 10/- per day for each CD/DVD-ROM will be charged after due date till the return of the material.
d) If the borrowed library material is not returned within three weeks after due date, it will be assumed that the borrowed item has been lost by the borrower. S/he will be liable for the item borrowed.
e) The borrowers in their own interest should ensure that their borrower cards are endorsed and returned to them after returning library materials.
f) If the library card is lost, a charge of taka 50/- will be imposed for issuing a new one.

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