Open Access To Documents
Library provides an access to its collection, user are free to access what ever document they want from the shelves.
Students :- One can get three books issued on his/her ID card for one week, which can be renewed for further one week, if there is no demand. Library Fine: One Rupee Per Day for the first seven days and after that it is Two Rupee Per Day
Faculty :- Maximum of 6 books can be issued for entire semester.
Circulation of Periodicals and CDs
Journals and CDs/Video Cassettes are also issued for one week. As the library is having more than 127 journals for both management and IT field in hard copy, these are displayed in both the UG & PG library with their back volumes. PG Students and Faculty can get these journals issued for one week. CDs are also kept in the PG library which can be issued for one week.
Reference collection can only be accessed within the library premises.
Book Bank Service
Book Bank titles are issued for one full semester which have to be returned with in a week after the end of exams enabling them to get the books for next semester.
- Book Bank for PG courses: One set to the one student individually
- Book Bank for UG courses: One set to the one student individually
- Book Bank titles will be issued in one lot and has also to be returned in one lot.
Reservation of Books
Books can also be reserved by the students, if the book which they want is not available at that point of time.
There is a reference sections in both the libraries for UG and PG students. Books can be referred from the reference section with in the library premises. Reference books can not be issued to any student.
Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
One can search the catalogue for books through various approaches, such as Author, Title, Subject and many other approaches.
Library Feedback Form Service
If you want to give any suggestions with regard to improvement in the library, library feedback forms are available in print in both the UG and PG library. You can fill the form and submit it in the library.
Library Orientation Program
Library orientation is provided to students and faculty time to time to make them aware about the library rules, services and new additions.
Current Awareness Services(CAS)
CAS is provided to the users of IITM libraries, with the objective of keeping IITM Faculty and Students informed about the new collection being added in the library. The Library has a column of “Recent Arrivals” which displays new titles added to the collection. There are “Periodical Display Rack” which provided information about latest journals and magazines
Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)
IITM Library provides SDI Service to the faculty which keeps them up to date about the recent published articles (from the journals subscribed in the library) on their respective areas.