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Library Rules

Conduct of Library users :

  • The Library is to be used for the purpose of academic study and research and for the consultation of subject and other related material. Everyone on the library shall respect the rights of other users.  

  • Anyone using the library shall identify themselves on request to any member of the library staff. Silence must be strictly observed both by the users and the library staff in user reading and reference zones of the library. 

  • The use of cell phones with in the library is forbidden. Users are not permitted to smoke, consume food or drink in the library. 

  • No one shall reserve a working place in the library by leaving library material or personal property on a reading table. 

  • The library is not responsible for any loss of any personal property brought into the library.

Care of Library Material

  • No one shall deliberately or carefully mutilate, deface or misplace any library material or piece of library equipment. 

  • Anyone responsible for deliberate or careless mutilation or defacement or misplacing of library material furniture, equipment may be required to pay the full cost of replacement of any article defaced mutilated or lost in addition to any fine or other disciplinary measure imposed.

Entry in to the Library

  • Entry into the Library is restricted to the registered users on production of proper Identity card only. However, visitors may obtain permission to visit the Library from the In-charge. 

  • Registered users shall notify the library promptly of any change of name or address. 

  • Users must get registered with the Library for using use of library services  

  • Personal printed reading materials (including Xerox copy) are not allowed inside the library 

  • Personal belongings are to be kept at property counter against token.

Library Cards :

  • Registered library users must hold current library cards, which must be produced on request. 

  • If a library card is lost, the user shall report the loss to the Librarian immediately. The Librarian may issue a new library card in place the lost or damaged one on payment of the prescribed fees.

Library working hours

Dr. V.S. Krishna Library offers 14 hours (8.00 A.M. to 10.00 P.M.) service to students, academic and research community 10.00 A.M. to 05.00 P.M. on Sundays. The library will be closed only on Public holidays as per the university academic calendar.

Following is the schedule of working hours of different sections in the library :


a) Property counter - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM
b) Gate control - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM
c) Statistics - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM
d) Issues and returns - 08.00 AM to 08.00 PM
e) Collection of fines - 08.00 AM to 08.00 PM
f) Other processing - 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM
g) Loan Section:
                    1) Science - 08.00 AM to 08.00 PM
                    2) Arts - 08.00 AM to 08.00 PM
                    3) History etc. - 08.00 AM to 08.00 PM
                    4) Telugu etc. - 08.00 AM to 08.00 PM
h) Text book section - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM
i) Reading room - 24 hours
j) Computer section - 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM
k) Periodicals - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM

1) Central+Spl. - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM
2) Science - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM
3) Engg. - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM
4) Arts - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM
5) Thesis - 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM

III Acquisition - 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM

IV Technical - 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM

V Bindary - 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM

VI Internet Browsing Center - 08.00 AM to 10.00 PM

VII Administration -10.00 AM to 05.00 PM

1) Periodical (Partly)
2) Acquisition
3) Technical

Binding Administration 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM (with a lunch Break from 01.00 PM to 02.00 PM)


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