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Updated on September, 2020


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Q.1 How can I become a member of the SU Library?

A.  All faculties, students, and staff members of SU have to register at the library's reception counter. Students should show admission money receipt, ID card and fill up a membership form and submit two copies of color photographs (one pp size and one stamp size) to become a member of the library.


Q.2 Who is authorized to use the library facilities?


A.  All the staff members, Consultants, Project staff, and similar other staff appointed by SU are allowed to use library facilities. People from other organizations can use the SU Library with permission for a limited time.


Q.3 How can a user recommend a book for purchase?


A.  Users can recommend a book to be purchased by the library through their respective department heads and a personal request is not accepted.


Q.4 What should I do if the book I borrowed got lost?


A.  If the borrowed book is lost, you should immediately inform the library office by writing a letter to the librarian stating the cause or through email. If the book is available in the market, then you should replace the same otherwise you have to pay double/triple the price for the same according to the library lost rule.


Q.5 How do I find a particular book or a journal in the library?


A.  Generally, Library Catalogue is used to find a book or journal manually or through a computer search. In order to expedite the process. You can use the Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) available on the library web page. You can search for the documents by title, author, or subject.



Q.6 How can I borrow a book which is not available in the SU library but available in other libraries?


A.  One can borrow a book, which is not available in the SU library can be read on Inter Library Loan from other libraries located in Dhaka by filling up a requisition form. But it takes a few days to maintain formalities.



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