All the students, faculty members, and employees of the Institute can register themselves for the membership of the Library. All students, faculty, and staff members are issued bar-coded patron cards. Their entitlement, in terms of the number of books that can be borrowed by them, is as follows:
|Category of member||No. of Books that can be issued||Duration of Issue|
|Faculty & Academic Staff||20||One Month|
|Retired / Visiting / or Adjunct Faculty||04||One Month|
|Administrative Staff (Equivalent to Asstt. Registrar and above)||05||One Month|
|Technical and Supporting Staff||05||One Month|
|Other Staff of the Institute||02||One Month|
|Research Scholars||04||15 Days|
|PG Students||03||15 Days|
|UG Students||02||15 Days|
Library Membership and Loan Period: All students, faculty, and employees of the Institute are entitled to the membership of the Library. Library membership form is available at the Membership Counter.
Borrowing Rules: The readers should check the books thoroughly for missing pages, chapters, etc. while getting them issued. No book in damaged condition will be accepted from the users on return. Damaged books will have to be replaced by the borrower.
Issue & Return Timings
Text Book Section: One Textbook can be issued on loan for overnight every Saturday, Timing 02:00 PM to 03.30 PM Textbooks should be returned on the next day between 10.30 AM to 1.00 PM
Conventions for Issues / Return: General books are issued to all eligible members as per their entitlements. Reference books and bound volumes are issued to members with special permission. Please contact Librarian for obtaining permission. Theses, dissertations, CDs, are not lent out of the Library.
Overdue Fine: Items that are returned after the due date are considered overdue. Overdue fines are assessed @ Rs. 5.00 per day for each book issued from General Section and Text Book Section.
Loss of Identity Card/Library Card: The loss of an Identity Card or bar-coded patron card should be reported to the Readers Services Section of the Library. The Institute Security or concerned section (UG/PG) will issue a duplicate Identity card. Contact Readers Services for issuance of bar-code. Borrowers shall be responsible for any loss or misuse of their original/duplicate card.
Reservation of the Documents: Reservation can be done through OPAC in the SLIM21 database.