1. Reading Room (Top)
The Library maintains excellent reading room with environment friendly ambiance. However, members are requested to adhere to following.
5. Inter-Library Loan (Top)
6. Bibliographic Service on Demand (Top)
Members can demand a bibliography out of the collection available on Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). While the soft copy of such a bibliography can be given free of charge, the print out of such a bibliography can be availed at Rs. 2/- per page.
7. Access to CDs/ DVDs (Top)
CDs/ DVDs will be issued out to Members for quiet use in the Library and also issued out on loan for a fortnight. A Member using a CD /DVD in the Library must return it to the Library’s Reference Desk before leaving .DVD’s and CD’s should be handled with care. In case of damage, Members will have to replace them.
8. Access to Assistive Technology including Kindle (Top)
The following assistive technology products are available at IIC Library.
For details and its usefulness, kindly go through this document.
Members can use Kindle facility which is an e-book reader. It is a Wireless Reading Device, developed by Amazon.com for the rendering and displaying of e-books and other digital media
List of sites with Public Domain Resources in Audio format and Kindle Books
9. Library Cubicles (Top)
Library has six cubicles which are rented out to members for quiet reading. Photocopying and scanning facilities are available on payment. The Members can also avail limited Inter-Library Loan facilities.
10. Library Lockers (Top)
The Library has six lockers which can be rented out only to Members using the reading room facilities regularly in connection with their research or writing work.
11. Photocopying and Scanning Facility (Top)
The photocopying facility is available in the Library for members at Rs. 1 for Black and White A4 exposure &Rs. 2 for A3 exposure; Rs. 10 for A4 and Rs. 20 for A3 colour exposure, per page. Currently the scanning facility is also available in the Library for members at Rs. 15 per page. Computer Printouts (Black and White) can also be available on the charges of Rs. 2 per page.
12. The Literary Programs (Top)
The Library organizes various literary activities like Book Discussions, Meet with the Author and Thematic Seminars etc.
13. Web OPAC (Top)
TThe Library has installed a new software, “VIRTUA”, a web-based search platform, which brings the bibliographic database of the IIC and chapters from select edited books in article form. Members can go to their library accounts through Internet and can reserve/renew the books and can see their Library status as well as the status of the book. Please contact Library staff for any assistance.
For accessing Web OPAC, please use the following links:
http://192.168.1.100:8000/cgi-bin/gw/chameleon/ (within IIC Campus)
14. Library Rules (Top)
14.2. Issue of Books and Magazines
14.3. Selection of Books
Members can use ‘Recommendation Slips’ kept at the Library Counter for suggesting new books. If a book suggested by a Member is approved by the Library Committee that Member will be informed about it as soon as the book is acquired in the Library.
A Member may reserve four books at any time either by sending a written request or by registering the details of the required titles in the Reservation Cards available at the Library Counter. Online reservation can also be made.
14.5. Library Membership Card
14.6. Discontinuation of Membership
A person ceases to be a Member of the Library when he discontinues his Membership of the Centre, or, in case of Staff, when his services at the Centre come to an end. In such a case, he must return the card or books that he has and obtain a clearance certificate.
14.7. Library Security
14.8. Residents in the Hostel
A resident in the hostel, who has registered himself with the Library, should get a clearance certificate for getting the refund from the Accounts Section.
14.9. Loss or Damage
Members wearing shorts are not permitted in the Library and in the Reading Room.
14.11. Library Timings
15. Art Reference Library (ARL) Rules: