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LIBRARY SERVICES

 

Libraries hold vast information resources. Libraries regularly bring out services to inform the users of latest developments and availability of newly acquired documents for use. These services assist the users in pursuit of and access to required information and keeping them informed of latest developments in their subject fields.

 

The Central Library of Manipal University Jaipur provides value added services including

 

  1. Circulation Service
  2. Inter Library Loan Service
  3. Reference Service
  4. Photocopying and Printing Service
  5. Web OPAC Service
  6. Digital Library/Online Searching Service
  7. Institutional Repository
  8. NPTEL E-Learning Service
  9. Multimedia Resource Service
  10. Current Awareness Service
  11. Standards/ Patents Information Service
  12. User Education Programme

 

LIBRARY TIMING

 

  Monday to Friday Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays
In General (other than University Holidays) 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM 9:00 AM to 06:00 PM
During Sessional Exams 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM 9:00 AM to 06:00 PM
During End Term Exams 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
During Summer / Winter Vacations 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM 9:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Reprography 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM 9:00 AM to 06:00 PM

 

Timing for Book Issue or Return:

  • 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (all working days except Sunday & Institute Holidays)
  • The Library functions till 12 p.m. during examinations

 

LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP

 

The membership of the Central Library is open to all the students, research scholars, faculty and staff of Manipal University Jaipur.

Library users can be grouped into several categories:

(a) Library Members: These are persons entitled to borrow library documents for use outside the library premises. In Manipal University Jaipur Library, users include all the students, faculty, research scholars and staff. The University Identity Card enables them, as Members of the Central Library, to avail all the library services including drawing books.

(b) Temporary Members: Persons entitled to utilize library facilities only on special permission granted by the Head of the University for a short period are referred to as Temporary Members.

Admission to Library

 

All members desirous of using the library shall swipe the University Smart ID Card at the Smart Card Reader at the entrance.

 

 

LOAN ENTITLEMENT AND LOAN PERIODS

 

No. of book(s) that user(s) can borrow is as follows

User Category No.of Books Loan Duration
Students (UG / PG) 3 15 days
Research Scholars (Part-Time) 6 03 Months
Research Scholars (Full Time) 8 One Semester
Faculty Members 8 One Semester
Non-Teaching Staff (Administrative and project)  4 One Semester

 

Late Return Charges

  • Rs. 2 per day per book up to one week from due date
  • Rs. 5 per day per book after one week from due date

 

Reservation of Books

Users can reserve the document(s) they desire to borrow which are issued to other users by filling in the prescribed Document Reservation Form (MUJ LB14). The user will be intimated over phone or email as and when the reserved document is returned and is available for issue. The reservation will be made on first-come-first-served basis.

 

Inter Library Loan

The Central Library of MUJ has necessary collection to meet the demands of its users. However, if the document demanded by any user is not available in the library, it will be obtained on ILL basis from other libraries. Such document(s) will be issued to the user for a maximum period of seven (7) days only (or less if stipulated by the lending library) and the user must return the documents on or before the due date. Otherwise the fine as charged by the lending library will have to be paid by the borrower. Once the document is returned, it will be sent back to the lending library.

 

Reference Services

Optimum utilization of print and digital resources of the library, through meaningful interaction with the users, is an important feature of the reference service. The MUJ Central Library provides information and referral services to the library users. It covers familiarizing new users with the library stack area, reference and digital resources available in the library and their access information.

 

REPROGRAPHIC SERVICE

 

The Central Library of Manipal University Jaipur extends printing service and photocopying of few pages of books, journal articles and previous year University question papers and assignments at a nominal charge. For availing the printing/photocopying service, the users should fill in the Photocopy/Printing Requisition Form (MUJ LB16). The details of copies taken are recorded in the Photocopier Register (MUJ LB17) along with charges collected. The collected amount is periodically remitted to the University Office; receipts are recorded and filed. Photocopies are given free of cost for faculty and staff, provided if it is for official purpose against the form MUJ LB16 approved by HOD/Dean and Registrar.

 

Whenever a copy of an article is requested by the scholars pursuing PhD and faculty for teaching and research, it is supplied under fair dealing of Copyright laws. While providing printing and photocopying copies, the Library adheres strictly to the provisions of Indian Copyright Act, 1957 as amended from time to time. Photocopy of any document will not be provided in full or part, which violates the Copyright Act or infringes the rights of copyright holders. In case of any break down or service problem, maintenance is arranged and recorded in MN01.