New Alipore College Estd : August 1963. Affiliated to University of Calcutta
NAAC Re-accredited with "A" grade (2023)

Plastic Free, Green Campus

General Rules and Regulations

All library users share in the responsibility for making the libraries safe and pleasant places for research, reading, study, and productive work.  Please observe the rules and guidelines outlined below. 

· All are requested to maintain dignified silence inside library.Talking loudly inside the library premises should be avoided.

·Mobiles should be turned to silent mode when entering the Libraries.  If you must make or receive calls, please be considerate of others.  Please keep calls short and move to corridor outside. 

·All the usersof the Library are required to keep their bags, cases, folders and other belongings at the property counter before entering the reading rooms. Only laptop, tab, ipad, notebooks and library books to be returned will be allowed inside. Please do not leave any valuables at the property counter. Library is not responsible for any loss of personal belongings.

Library does not permit any exception in the observance of this rule

· Note that any unattended belongings are left at the owner's risk and users are strongly advised not to leave valuables even if they will be away from the desk for a short time.

·Beverages and eatables are not allowed inside the library reading rooms (General Reading Room and Teacher’s Reading Room).

·Smoking is not permitted inside the Library premises

·Library Membership Card is compulsory for getting access to the library.

·No visitor or guest is permitted to use the Library without the prior permission of the Librarian. He/She is required to produce a proper introduction letter from the concerned Institution/Organization to which he/she is attached.

·Users are requested to enter their details in user attendance registers at the entrance of reading room.

·Books removed from the shelves by users for consultation, should be kept on the circulation counter or on table nearest to them after use. Please do not try to reshelve them yourself.

Remember that a book misplaced is a book lost .

·The newspaper(s) should be folded properly after reading and kept back in the designated place

·Users should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate or damage library resources in any way. If anyone is found doing so, he/she will be charged the full replacement cost of the resource as per rule. Books borrowed should be protected from rain, dust, insects etc.

·Members of the library are advised not to issue books to others on their names/ card.

·All the books issued to the students must be returned before due date as stamped on the date label of the issued book to avoid fine. All the library books should be returned before University Examination ( Part-I,Part-II, Part-III) in order to get library clearance.

Without library clearance student shall be denied admit card/mark sheet.

·Before registering for new session, all the dues of the library must be clear including overdue books else these borrowing facilities shall be withhold.

·All the books issued to library members (Teaching and Non-teaching staffs) must be returned at the time of Summer Recess for physical verification.

·Library reserves the right to call back any issued book/item at any time.

·Students and outsiders are not allowed to enter the circulation area without the consent of the library staff.

·Library furniture, fittings or equipment must not be misused or their arrangement altered.

·No library equipment (computers, printers, furniture and like) can be tampered, moved or modified without permission from the librarian.

·Please do not remove any connected device (like LAN card, mouse, printer etc) from computers.

· Note that the Library Attendants at the circulation counter are authorized to examine any book in possession of the library user at any time. All files, books and notebooks, if asked, must be presented to the library attendant for inspection while leaving the Library.

·Library staffs have the right to ask students to leave the library premises if they are behaving inappropriately or in any way causing disturbance to the other users.  

·The Library sub-committee or Librarian have the power to suspend/ exclude from the use of the library any user who disregards the library Rules and Regulations.

· The Librarian, with the approval of the Principal/ Convener of the library committee, reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any of these rules asand when required.


Computer and internet use rules and regulations

 The New Alipore College Library support the teaching, research and learning mission of the by New Alipore College providing access to the broadest possible range of ideas, opinions, and knowledge. To that end, the Library subscribes to and makes available various electronic information resources of local, national, and international origin and interest. These resources include periodicals, online catalogues, full text databases and the Internet. These resources are available for individual educational and research purposes only.

  • Please do not install any software into Library computers without prior permission of librarian.
  • Do not remove any connected device (like LAN card, mouse, printer etc) from computers.

Disclaimer on Using the Internet: Access to the Internet is one of the resources available through the New Alipore College Library. The Internet is a global electronic network with a highly diverse user population. The New Alipore College Library faculty and staff do not monitor and have no control over the information accessed through the Internet and cannot be held responsible for its content. Comments on the contents of any home page should be directed to the web site's authors. Further, Internet users should bear in mind:

  • Not all sources on the Internet provide accurate, complete or current information. Users need to be good information consumers, questioning the validity of the information found.
  • There are materials and other information resources that users may find controversial, inappropriate or offensive.
  • The Librarians are not responsible for damages, indirect or direct, arising from a library patron's use of Internet information resources.

Copyright and the Internet: Many of the resources found on the Internet are protected by copyright. You may use all or part of a copyrighted work only if you have the copyright owner's permission or your use falls under a legal exemption. Check the documents you are viewing for appropriate statements indicating copyright ownership and what the person or entity holding those rights is asserting.

The contents of the Library web site are the property of the New Alipore College and may not be included in any publications (printed or online) without the written permission of the authority. You may retrieve and save these materials for educational purposes.

Use of Licensed Electronic Resources: Databases and other electronic resources provided by purchase or lease through the New Alipore College Library are governed by the terms and conditions of the license agreement between the New Alipore College and the resource producer (which may be a private commercial company, professional association, or government agency). Each user is responsible for complying with the terms and conditions of these licenses. Failure to do so can result in the loss of access to a resource for the entire New Alipore College community.

Licenses generally prohibit the following:

  • Allowing anyone other than authorized users to access the licensed resources.
  • Downloading entire issues of online journals or major portions of electronic books.
  • Downloading text to create a corpus of text for analysis.
  • Using software or other automated tools to systematically download licensed content.
  • Using licensed resources for commercial purposes.

Many resources have more detailed terms and conditions of use; please see individual product sites for more information.