Services and Facilities

Services

The integrated library system facilitates lending, reference, information access and offers comprehensive portfolio of service to the students, faculty and researchers. The LSS assists the culturally diverse UMT learning communities. A key focus of the Learner Support Services is to enable learners to utilize learning facilities to the maximum.

Lending

All registered patrons with valid UMT/Library ID are eligible for library loans with varying borrowing privileges. Library materials on reserve, periodicals, reference, govt. publications, A/V, CDs, CAD files and items with restricted access cannot be borrowed.

Inter Library Loan (ILL)

The unshared and flatfish aim is to render vibrant and relevant information services; Modes Operandi is to work in conjunction with libraries and other institutions to implement bi-way cooperation. Library extends instant help without zero-waiting of time to those who want to benefit from other important and renowned libraries of the country. The Inter library Loans service helps staff, faculty and students to obtain material that is not available in the UMT Library.

Reference Services

Experienced and well-learned library professionals are always willing to assist the users with the 'comprehensive information and research materials. The Reference Desk is staffed throughout the day to help researchers in locating information and data by using the latest print and electronic resources. Researchers are assisted in grasping current as well as historical information at the Help Disk. The Reference Desk provides support as to use of library collections, and respond to in-person, phone and e-mail subject inquiries. Reference assistance includes answering directional and reference queries, providing instruction, know-how of searching resources, technical assistance, and referral services. If required, learners can also be referred to other libraries, offices or individuals.

Document Delivery Services

The library acquires distant-material by overcoming access barriers through its Document Delivery Service. Materials, especially journal articles, which are not available locally, are aquired from overseas. The library has arrangements with leading Document Delivery Service providers.

Photocopy and Scanning Services

There are photocopiers available within and outside the library. Patrons need to get punch cards by depositing charges to accounts department. Limited scanning facility is available within the library; however the services of professional scanning can be availed from the copier shops.

Alumni Services

With an alumni card, all university graduates can avail the library resources and services during library hours. Borrowing privileges are available for a fee. Get your alumni membership card at the library information desk. For information about off-campus access to databases and digital resources for alumni, please visit library help desk.

Research/Publishing Consultation

An individual research consultation with research librarian is also available by appointment to students, researchers, and faculty. Our liaison librarian will also provide you the guidance about scholarly publishing. We also invite experts in various fields for specialized research sessions to discuss their research projects.

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