Use of Library Resources

The SLIS collection consists mainly of books, pamphlets, journals on library and information science and other related fields. Other collections such as vertical file materials, theses, pamphlets, annual reports, UNESCO publications and newspaper are maintained to supplement the book and periodical collections.

Books, monographs are placed on open shelves are referred to as the Circulation books. These are freely accessible to library users and may be borrowed for two weeks.

The Reserve Collection consists of textbooks and collateral materials recommended by faculty members as required reading for courses and for the shared use of all students enrolled in these courses. UNESCO publications, student reports, vertical file materials, pamphlets are available for overnight use.

The Reference Collection consists of general materials such as encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, indexes and others which fall under the same category. These materials are strictly for ROOM USE ONLY. Books in this category may be taken out for reproduction purposes. Both Reference and circulation books are placed on open shelves according to the Library of Congress Classification Scheme.

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