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Department of Library Management

Library Rules

  • The Library of Bangladesh Institute of Governance and Management(BIGM), will remain open from 1:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Saturday to Monday and 10 am to 6 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday except on weekly holidays, public and Institute holidays.(Library hours will follow office hours of BIGM during Ramadan and/or any other unusual circumstances)
  • To be a member of the Library of BIGM every student will have to pay registration fee of Tk. 200/- only (two hundred) before issuing the books and other reading or electronic materials. After registration he/she will be provided with a library card. Usually this fees would be collected at the beginning of the first semester.
  • The entries on the book card will be made by the Library staff.
  • Students of the Institute shall be entitled to use the reading room taking two books at a time. They shall not be allowed to take books outside the Library premises before borrowing books against Library card.
  • No books shall be issued for use in the reading room within last half hour of the closing time.
  • Photocopying facilities would be made available on charge. The rate will determined by BIGM authority.
  • Faculty members/students/employees of the BIGM will be entitled to borrow a maximum two (2) books at a time and the period of retention shall be one (1) week. After this period the books must be returned and may be reissued if the same are not required by any other reader.
  • If the books are returnable on holiday of the Institute they may be returned on the next opening day.
  • The defaulters shall be liable to pay a fine of Tk. 10.00( ten taka ) only for each book per day.
  • Reference books stamped as dictionaries, encyclopedias, journals, reports etc shall not be issued but they may be consulted in the Library under such conditions as the Librarian deem suitable.
  • The charge for loss of Library card and token shall be realized from the concerned student at the rate of Tk. 300/- (three hundred) each.
  • In case of loss of book(s) actual cost of the market price will be charged against each copy.
  • Students are not allowed to bring their personal bags, umbrella etc in the Library. All students are required to leave their personal belongings to the Library attendant at the entry point against the numbered token. Valuable materials like money, ornaments etc. (if any) shall be retained with the students. Otherwise, Library staff will not be held responsible for loses of such materials.
  • Notes and exercise books, text books may be allowed to be taken inside the Library subject to checking at the gate.
  • Teachers/students using reading room are not allowed to smoke, eat, drink and converse and other forms of activities likely to disturb the readers. The readers shall enter and leave the Library without any noise.
  • Deposited materials shall have to be collected from the counter of the Library returning respective token 15 minutes before the closing of the library on the same day.
  • Library staffs may check the readers within the Library premises or at the gate at the time of departure.
  • Right of any reader to use the Library may be suspended or kept in abeyance by the Library Committee for transgressing Library rules.
  • No student shall be permitted to sit for semester-wise final examination unless he/she has returned the book(s) borrowed by him. The Librarian would send a list of default students to the Director of the College at least 7 days before the commencement of their final examinations.
  • Complete stock verification for the library needs to be done every 01 (one) /02(two) year with the prior approval of the authority.
  • During the period of stock-taking, the borrower’s will on demand return all the books issued against their card and no book (s) will be issued until the verification is over.
  • When a faculty member/an employee of the BIGM leave the service he/she shall return the Library card with all borrowed book(s), otherwise the clearance certificate will not be issued. Administration section will require this clearance certificate before releasing any body.

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Library Time Schedule

Day Time
Saturday 12:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Sunday 01:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Monday 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thursday and Friday weekend