The library is located behind the Administrative Block and adjacent to the main canteen of the Institute.
Faculty members, research scholars, staff members, and students of the institute.
IIT(ISM) faculty members, students and staff members are bona-fide members of the library. Please visit the library to get your membership.
Faculty members, students and researchers from Government, academic and R&D organizations are allowed to refer the library collection free of charge against introduction letters from their respective organizations with permission of the librarian.
Faculty members, students and researchers from private engineering colleges (AICTE approved) can use the library only if their college is an institutional member of the IIT(ISM) library.
An individual affiliated to a corporate house and/or industry can use the library only if his/ her organization is a Corporate Member of the IIT (ISM) Library.
|Member Category||Issue Privilege||Duration|
|Faculty members(including visiting/guest)||10 Books||180 days|
|Technical Support Staff||04 Books||180 days|
|General staff||02 Books||30 days|
|PhD Scholars||06 Books||30 days|
|UG students||05 Books||30 days|
|PG students||06 Books||30 days|
No. The borrower has to visit the library physically to get the document/books issued.
Please contact your concerned Head of the Department.
Go to library home page. Click
Yes. Library may recall the document for any purpose. It is recommended to return all the books before proceeding on long leave for optimum use of the library resources by all.
No Id-password is required. IP-enabled access to e-resources is provided inside the IIT (ISM) campus.
Yes. Off-campus access to subscribed e-resources is provided to the faculty members through remote access.
Please return all the dues/borrowed items from the Library and get the clearance.
OPAC stands for “Online Public Access Catalogue”. This is a database of all books, reference books, e-books, theses, reports, patents, standards etc. available in the library. It enables speedy searching of a particular book, books on a given subject, and/or a book by an author.
Visit the library, choose the books you like to borrow, carry these books to the Circulation Counter. Show your ID Card. The library staff will assist you in getting these books issued to you.
9:30 am to 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm on all working days (Monday to Friday).
It is not available at present.
You cannot reserve a book.
Yes. A member is required to pay late fee. A borrower returning books after 30 days will be liable to a fine @ Re 1/day/book.
All library dues need to be paid online at https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/icollecthome.htm. Click
Reference books are not issued out.
Reference books and SRB Section books are kept in separate sections of the library. The reference books and the SRB books are marked with and
All these documents are not issued out.
A borrower needs to replace a lost book by procuring a latest edition of the book from the market.
Book arrival notice is sent to the project coordinator for arrival of project related books. For more details, please contact: Officer In-charge, Book Acquisition Section.
No. There is no limit on the number of books to be recommended. However, the purchase of books in a year will be restricted within the allotted budget for each department/ center / Project.
References collection mainly contains encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, directories, atlases, audio, video, CD with books, only CD and some rare collection of books.
First contact the library staff responsible for shelving of books in that area. If not satisfied, please contact Staff at Circulation Counter or In-charge, Circulation Section.
No. The Library does not allow personal books for study inside the library. However, the Outer Reading Hall is open for you to bring and use your personal/ issued books. A personal book once brought inside the Central Library shall be seized. After proper verification the book will be returned with the gate pass only after 15 days.
Yes, the library can arrange a limited number of copies of articles on inter-library loan from other libraries.
The outer reading hall is kept open from 9:00 am to 10:45 pm.