Rule 194. Physical verification of Library books :
(i) Complete physical verification of books should be done every year in case of libraries having not more than
twenty thousand volumes. For libraries having more than twenty thousand volumes and upto fifty thousand
volumes, such verification should be done at least once in three years. Sample physical verification at
intervals of not more than three years should be done in case of libraries having more than fifty thousand
volumes. In case such a verification reveals unusual or unreasonable shortages, complete verification
shall be done.
(ii) Loss of five volumes per one thousand volumes of books issued/consulted in a year may be taken as
reasonable provided such losses are not attributable to dishonesty or negligence. However, loss of a book
of a value exceeding Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One thousand only) and rare books irrespective of value shall
invariably be investigated and appropriate action taken.
Yes it can be do also.
Please refer https://doe.gov.in/sites/default/files/GFR2017_0.pdf page no 59 rule 215.