What should I do if I find someone else's belongings in the Library?

Small personal items (e.g. purses, phones or borrowers ID cards) found in the Library should be given to the Reader Service Section on ground floor of Main Library. Lost property is held here for a certain period.

Where are the silent and quiet study areas in the Library?

The Reading Rooms of the Main and Science Library are the silent and quiet study areas.

Can I reserve a library study carrel?

The library has 18 small study carrels (Nine on each floor) in main library building. Priority is given to faculty members only. Carrels are generally assigned for 3 months.

Applications should be sent to the Librarian. Please include your Library Borrower number, contact details and reason for requiring use of a carrel.

How many resources a user can borrow at a time? How long?

Faculty Members (including part-time) can Borrow 10 Books for 30 Days.

M Phill. and PhD Researcher can Borrow 3 Books for 30 Days.

Students of Science Library can Borrow 2 Books for 14 Days where the students of Arts and others can Borrow 1 Book from Library Seminar Section for the same duration.

Registered Graduates can Borrow 1 Book for 30 Days.

All officers can Borrow 5 Books for 30 Days.

3rd Class employees (all DU offices) can Borrow 1 Book for 30 Days.

4th Class employees (only DU library) can Borrow 1 Book for 30 Days.

What are overdue charges or fines?

When a borrower is failed to return the library materials on time he/she will have to pay fine. The fines are as follows-

i. Faculty Members , M Phill. and PhD Researcher, Registered Graduate, All officers, 3rd Class employee (all office) and 4th Class employee (only library)
- First week (7 days) 00.50 Tk.
- From Second week 01.00 Tk.

ii. Students
- 1st and 2nd Week 00.50 Tk.
- 3rd and 4th Week 01.00 Tk
- 5th Week and more 03.00 Tk.

Overdue fine should be calculated from the mentioned due date/time of the material.

What to do when a borrower lost a book?

When a borrower lost a book he/she has to replace that item. If failed to replace then has to pay the 1 to 3 times double cost of the item.

Who can use the library facilities?

Faculty Members, Researchers, Students, Officials and Registered Graduates - who has valid Borrowers ID card can use the Library.

Where can search Internet in library?

Borrower’s can search Internet in the Library Cyber Center by using a pre paid card.

How can I search the online catalogue of Dhaka University Library?

Anybody can search Dhaka University library online catalogue through library home page. Please visit https://library.du.ac.bd for catalogue search.

What daily newspaper does the Dhaka University library have?

Bengali Newspapers
The Daily Ittefaq, The Daily Jugantor, The Daily Janakantha, Kaler Kantho, The Daily Inqilab, Prothom Alo, The Daily Sangbad, The Daily Banglabazar, Manabzamin, Naya Diganta, Amader Shomoy, Bhorer Kagoj, Dainik Destiny, The Daily Janata, Bonik Barta, Bhorer dak, Daily Manab Kantha, The Daily Ajkaler Khabar.

English Newspapers
The Daily Star, The New Nation, The New Age, Financial Express, The Independent, Daily sun, News Today.