Book Transaction

1. Book Transaction Services

                   I. Membership Rules and Procedure

Teachers, student and staff are the bonafied members of TUCL Current years students and previous student are eligible members of TUCL. Student is required to fill up the prescribed form   and receive recommendation from their respective heads.

 Similarly Teachers of University campus and campus teachers of kathamandu valley are eligible to be member

 Membership is provided to the Contract teachers with fixed amount of deposit.

 Staff of TUCL,   TU Central office and staff of research Centers as well as staff of central department is eligible to be member of TUCL

 Private Membership is provided to to all interested who qualify to be member

 Temporary membership is provided to those who qualify the requirement.

 Privilege and conditions of lone is given below

1. Privileges and conditions of loan:

S.N.

Type

No of cards

No of Books

Period of Loan

1

Teachers of University Kirtipur

7

7

90 days

2

Permanent teachers of other T.U. campuses in Kathmandu Valley

3

3

90 days

3

Students of the University Campus

2

2

3 weeks

4

Administrative Staff of T.U. Central Office

2

2

3 weeks

5

Research Scholars

4

4

90 days

6

Private members

2

2

3 weeks

2. Renewal: Books are subject to recall after the due date. One renewal is permitted provided the book is not reserved by any other member.

3. Fines: Books must be returned on due date marked on the due date slip affixed to the last page of the book at the time of signing out. Books are subject to overdue fines at the rate of Re 1.00 per day/item

4. Lost or damaged books:The library must immediately be informed if a borrowed book is lost. Members are advised to check the pages of the book(s) before borrowing. The borrower is deemed responsible if a signed out book is lost or if pages are found missing. In both the cases the borrower will have to bring a new book to replace the old lost one or pay 25% additional cost of the recent edition of the lost book.

5. Non - borrowable books/Reference books:  Books of fragile nature, expensive, Rare Books subject to loss or mutilation, and having other special significance are not permitted to borrow but may be consulted inside the library using a reference card.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

a. Form endorsement: Person desiring to become a member of the TUCL has to obtain a blank registration form from the membership counter of the library. This form has to be properly fill-in and get endorsed by the Department head or in the case of employees, by the chief of the employing organization. The member should also bring a number of passport size photographs corresponding with the cards they receive as mentioned above. 

b. Private membership: An attested photocopy of citizenship is required to submit along with the form and in the case of foreigners, recommendation letter from his/her local employer has to be submitted. (A valid identification card may also be required in order to ascertain the recent address of the member).  

  • Deposit: Private members (Nepalese) have to deposit a refundable amount of Rs. 1500/- and foreign members have to deposit Rs. 3000/- at the time of registration.
  • Fee: Private members both natives and foreigners are required to pay Rs. 100/- as monthly fee. This fee will defray service expenses and material costs accrued by the library in the provision of service to them.  

c. Address: All the members are responsible to provide the library with a current address.  

d. Lostcards:  Lost cards must be reported immediately to the library. Otherwise the card owner will be held responsible for any misuse of the cards. 

e. Card renewal: Students must obtain recommendations every year from their departments on their membership form indicating that they are still eligible for membership. 

f. Memership removal: Library membership may be removed if a member fails to abide by the library rules and regulations or indulges in some habits that are offensive to the library and to other users.

II. Books on loan

All books available in General Collection are available on loan. Other collection like Nepal, Reference, Text book and UN collection are reference collection to be used inside the library.