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Prof. S. S. Basavanal Library
Karnatak University , Dharwad

General Rules

1. Students, teachers, non-teaching staff of Karnatak University, Dharwad and visitors with prior permission are allowed to use the library.

2. Users should always carry Identity cards to the library.

3. Personal belongings should be kept at the property counter.

4. Personal books are not allowed in the library

5. Bring only note- book or paper inside the library.

6. Books are issued for a period of 10 days for P.G. Students, one month for Ph.D students and Staff. The issued books can be renewed three times.

7. After the due date a fine of Rs. 1/day will be charged.

8. Library reserves the right to recall any issued book even before the due date.

9. Internet service can be obtained by paying Rs. 5-00 per hour.

10. The student’s borrower’s card will be tenable for a period of one year only and shall not be transferable but   renewable.

11. If a borrower loses an issued book, he/she has to pay 6 times the cost of book or Rs. 500/- whichever is more

12. Do not disturb the order of the books on the shelves.

13. Leave books on the Reading Tables after use.

14. Do not sprinkle ink on the floor of the library. Chewing and Spitting of Tobacco product, Pan masala and smoking is prohibited.  Eatables are not allowed in the library.

15. Users should vacate the library after the warning bell which will be given 15 minutes prior to the closure of the library.


For further details regarding library rules refer the FAQ in the library website or personally consult the staff at the circulation counter.


University Librarian
Prof. S. S. Basavanal Library Karnatak University, Pavate Nagar Dharwad - 580003 Karnataka. India