- The Reference D
esk is located in the scholar's zone(Ist Floor) of the Library. Queries related to availability of books, Fine collection & Bar-coded Library membership cards are handled by the person incharge.
Photocopying - Two photocopying machines, one in the scholar's zone and the other in the glass enclosure at first floor to cater the photocopying needs of the Institute.
Bibliography compilation - Select bibliography i.e. availability of Information sources on any topic can be obtained on demand.
Newstrack (Newspaper clippings from daily Newspapers) - Daily Newspapers including The Times of India, The Hindu, Indian Express, The Tribune, Hindustan Times, Ajit, Economic Times, Dainik Bhaskar, Amar Ujala are scanned for articles of interest and are filed under Broad Subject categories. These are displayed in the reading hall in the scholar's zone at Ist Floor .
Inter Library Loan (ILL) - Books not available in the Library can be procured on Loan from other Libraries.
Document supply - Photocopy of research papers not available in the Library can be procured using the DDS (Document Delivery Service). Central Library has tie up with major Libraries like J.R.D. Tata Memorial Libarary at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Benares Hindu University, Varanasi, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
Services from INFLIBNET - Central Library is a member of INFLIBNET (Information and Library Network), a UGC Inter-University Centre. The Centre is involved in Library Automation, Database development, Resource sharing and Networking of Libraries.
UGC-Infonet Programme :
The University Grants Commission (UGC) in its Golden Jubilee year 2003 has initiated this programme to provide Online access to scholarly e-journals by forming a consortium of Universities and taking group subscription to e-journals. All Universities under the purview of UGC will be covered under this programme.
INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad will look after the overall execution of the programme
Details can be had from UGC-Infonet Resources page