The right of entry to the G.T.N. Arts College Central Library is reserved to the bonafide students, teachers, non – teaching and other staff members of the college.  Students are required to keep their Identity Cards with them for inspection whenever they visit the library.  Library staff is authorized to ask them to show the same at any time.  A serious view is taken of unauthorized entrants.


The G.T.N. Arts College Central library has various sections.

  1. Stack SectionThe contains General Books, Textbook 
  1. Circulation Section:
  •  Issue System

Books will be issued on presentation of the library card along with the smart card. Students are instructed to check the books while borrowing and they will be responsible for any type of damage or mutilation noticed at the time of return.

  • Overdue Charges

Books will be issued to the students for 14 days only. In the last page slip is pasted and stamped mentioning the due date and the fine will be charged @ Re.1 per day per book from the due date till the book is returned to library.

  • Book Lost

If the books are lost, then the borrower shall replace the books of the same edition or latest edition or pay double cost of the book after getting permission from the librarian.

  • Care of library borrower cards

Take special care to maintain the library borrower cards. Do not fold, alter entries made on the cards, members are responsible for the entire set of library borrower card issued to them.

  • Loss of cards

Loss of borrower card should be reported to the librarian in writing. After checking the borrowing register they will be issued a fresh replacement card on a payment of Rs.20/-per card.

  • Validity of cards

Library borrower cards are valid for the respective academic duration only. At the end of the academic duration borrower cards shall be returned to the library.

  • No due Certificate

Each student shall obtain No dues certificate from the library after returning all the books issued, surrendering the borrower’s cards and after paying outstanding dues, if any.

  • Care of Library Books

Students are require to handle the books/ Journal very carefully; marking with pencil, writing or highlighting , tearing the pages or mutilating the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously. In such case reader shall be held responsible unless these are brought to the notice of the library staff at the time of issue.

  1. Reference Section: This section contains encyclopedia, dictionaries, biographies, atlases, and other books, which can be consulted in the reference section only.  The books from this section cannot be issued.
  2. Research Section : In these section Dissertations/Theses, Journals, General magazines and News Letter are available. The latest issues are displayed on display rack and other previous issues are arranged in the drawer. Bound volumes of periodicals are arranged in wooden class Alamar  and are meat only for reference within the library

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