Library Organisation

The Central Library is organized into following four functional units:

Acquisition and Processing: The key functions of the Acquisition and Technical Section is to procure all types of documents (except journals) and their classification and cataloguing. The Section is also responsible for tooling of books which involves fixing labels, date slips, bar-code stickers, etc.

Computer Applications: The Computer Applications Section coordinates with all Sections of Library for library computerization. The Section is responsible for offering computer-based library services.

Reader Services: The Reader Services is concerned with issue, return and renewal of documents to the members of the Library. Besides faculty, students, research scholars and supporting staff of Institute, the Library also offers memberships to corporate bodies, alumni, retired faculty and local libraries. It provides assistance to the readers in locating library material. The section is also responsible for providing orientation to new entrants (UG, PG & Research Scholars), casual and special visitors.

Bindery: The Bindery looks after the maintenance of library documents. Binding outfits are contracted to perform most of the binding jobs for the Library, however, soft binding of journals, not preserved for long, is done in the Library bindery. The Library Bindery also does the lamination work for the Institute.