Registers new members and renewal / extension of membership.
Sends reminders through e-mail to return the books and renew them online.
Informs the members to collect the reading material against reservation.
Recall notices to users for reserved books.
Replacement of lost books and lost book repayment for clearance.
Issues the Library Clearance Certificates (No Dues).
Checks incoming and outgoing materials thoroughly.
General books are issued to all eligible members as per their entitlements.
For the rules for replacement of lost book kindly contact the Assistant Librarian (Circulation).
A book loss must be reported immediately. Late fees, if any, will be charged till the loss of the book is reported or settled.
No book in damaged condition will be accepted from the reader. Mutilated or spoiled books will have to be replaced by the borrower.
The readers should check the book thoroughly for missing pages, chapters, pictures etc., while borrowing the book.
The borrowing facility can be withdrawn or restricted in case of misbehavior or misuse of the library.
Reference books and periodicals are not available for loan.
Circulation HoursText Books
8:00 am to 11:30 pm
9:00 am to 11:30 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Circulation HoursGeneral Books
9:00 am to 9:00 pm
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday & Gazetted Holidays
- Borrowing privileges are given only to the faculty, visiting faculty, research scholars, staff, and students who are registered in the library.
- Books can be issued only against an ID Card issued by IIT Kanpur to the borrowers.
- The ID-Card are non-transferable, and their loss should be immediately reported to the library.
- Reference books, textbooks, unbound issues of journals, periodicals, newspapers, and technical reports will not be issued out of the library to anybody.
Library patrons have the following borrowing privileges:
Faculty & Academic staff
PDF & Ph.D. Students
PG Students, Group A & B Staff (non academic)
Group C, D & Staff not covered above Students Alumni Membership (Staffs & Students)
Project Employee (On HOD/PI/Supervisor as Guarantor)
Mr. Prashanta Kumar Behera
(Text Book, ILL, Search request & DDS, Visitors, Binding)