Information Services and Facilities
The Library services include lending, reference, current awareness service, SDI service, on-line information retrieval, referral and in-depth research assistance, inter library loan, bibliography compilation, photocopying, document delivery and book bank.
The Reference/Help Desk is located at very visible and convenient location in the library and is staffed during scheduled library hours to provide patrons with in-depth and referral assistance. Patrons may contact the Help Desk through email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and by calling at 042-5212801-10 ext. 329.
Library materials are borrowed and returned at the circulation desk that is located near the main entrance. Library materials on reserve, A/V materials, text books, periodicals, reference books, government publications, publications of World bodies, CDs are not be issued.
Reservations of Books
You may reserve any book that has been borrowed by another patron/member. An e-mail notification will be sent to the person who has reserved the item. Reserved items will be held at circulation desk for 3 days, after which they will be shelved or may be issued to anyone else. Faculty may be given priority in this regard.
Inter-Library Loan (ILL)
UMT library has an arrangement with local libraries. In case an item is not available in the library collection, it can be arranged through ILL. Please contact Help Desk for further details or to avail this facility.
Document Delivery Services
The library has arrangements with leading Document Delivery Service providers. Any article not available in the library can be requested through this service.
The photocopy facility is available. Students/patrons can get the photocopy of required materials with in copyright law.
Information Literacy and Orientation Sessions
Regular library orientation sessions are held to enhance information-handling skills of library users and also to increase the effectiveness of research. The service is available on individual and group basis. This program may also be offered at;
- The request of faculty member to his/her class,
- The start of each semester, the library offers an orientation session/tour for new participants
The library also extends Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) service to the faculty and a select clientele.
Recommend/suggest a purchase
The library welcomes faculty, staff and participants to recommend any material, which can add value to our library collection. The requests will be reviewed and purchase would be made subject to approval and availability of funds.
Timings and Access
Except for certain designated official holidays, the library is open six days a week from 0800 hrs to 2200 hrs for members with valid UMT Identification Card. The library remains closed on public holidays.