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Circulation Section :

Circulation section is the gateway between users and documents so it plays a major role to any Library and Information System. SVVU Library Circulation Section provides the benefits of issues, renewal, and return of books using TLS Software. Apart from this basic task many other jobs like membership registration, issuing no-due certificate, overdue fine collection, book reservation, various e-mail alert generation, etc. and all kind of queries by the users are being performed by this section.

Central Library Membership :

All the SVVU of the Tirupati students and faculty are eligible for library membership. Central Library registration form is available at library.

Borrowing Facility :

Only Registered Members can borrow the books for stipulated period below:

Borrowing Privilige :

Category No. Of. Books Load Period
General BBS Total General BBS
P.G. & Ph.D. Students 2 2 5 15 Days 1 SEM
U.G. Students 2 2 4 15 Days 1 SEM
Professor 5 - 5 1 Month -
Associate Professor 4 - 4 1 Month -
Assistant Professor 3 - 3 1 Month -
Scientist 2 - 2 1 Month -


- BC students can get 1 scheme book extra for a period of 1 month.
- SC, ST students can get 4 scheme books extra for a period of 1 month.

Overdue Charges Note:

- BC students can get 1 scheme book extra for a period of 1 month.
- SC, ST students can get 4 scheme books extra for a period of 1 month.

The books borrowed should be returned within the due date, otherwise an overdue charges will be collected as per the library rules.

Fines for lost Books / Cards :

In case of lost library card, a duplicate card may be issued on the basis of application supported as per the library rules. If a user lost his library book he/she has to –

     a. Replace the lost book by a new book as per the library regulations; or
     b. Pay the amount as per the library regulations

Rules :

  • Users should bring their ID cards while coming to the library.
  • Users should check the physical condition of a book while borrowing the same.
  • If the damaged book belongs to a set, then the user is responsible for the entire set.
  • During power/system failures, the circulation counter services will be suspended.
  • Immediately after the issue of a book, the user is required to take out the same from the library’s.
  • No book should be returned on the day of issue.
  • While leaving the library user should ensure that they carry only those books that are duly issued on their names, otherwise disciplinary action will be taken against them.
  • User must check the Accession Number of the book issued on his / her name with the printed borrower's slip before leaving the circulation counter. No objection will be considered later.
  • Every user is requested to check the status of books outstanding against his/her name soon after a transaction at the counter. Discrepancy, if any, should be brought to the notice of the counter person immediately. Any complaint thereafter is not likely to be entertained. When there is an emergent demand for a borrowed book, the same must be returned within seven days to the library.
  • Users are responsible for complying with the copyright act while photocopying library document.
  • An outgoing member should return the library cards and all the documents outstanding against his/her name along with his outstanding delay fine if any.
  • If any member is found misusing /mutilating /stealing/ cutting pages from a book, disciplinary action will be initiated against him/her, besides withdrawing the library facilities.
  • Improper use of library facilities by a member will lead to the suspension of termination of his/her membership.
  • Use of mobile phone is strictly prohibited inside library premises. If found, the membership as well as use of library facilities will be suspended.

Student Discipline And Conduct :

Students registered in any of the Libraries under the control of the University are expected to conduct themselves in a disciplined way in the library, as per the “S.V.V. University regulations governing student discipline and conduct”. Penalties may be imposed on any student for any act of following indiscipline or misconduct with regard to Library Books, Journals, Magazines:

  • Theft of whole or part of Books, Journals, Magazines from any of the Libraries of the University.
  • Tearing papers, photos etc., from Books, Journals, Magazines etc;
  • Defacing of Books, Journals, Magazines etc;
  • Writing with pen/ pencil in the Books, Journals, Magazines etc;
  • Misuse of Internet facility;