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Services

  • Reference Services:
    1. Assistance in locating a particular resource
    2. Search the library catalogue or library databases
    3. Find information on your topic
    4. Develop a research strategy for your paper or project
    5. Save the time of the user.
       
  • Circulation Service

A circulation or lending service is one of the critical services of a library. The primary service circulation desk or loans desk is near the main entrance of a library in every campus where patrons can issue and return books and other reading material. Students, Staff, and faculty having university ID cards may check out library reading materials, place holds or renewed items. Users may not check out items using another patron's card. Reference books and periodicals are non-circulating and may not be checked out. Library patrons may check out a maximum of the following number of items based on their patron status. Users may not renew an item if the item is excessively overdue, on hold for another patron, or if  they have unpaid fines or charges. No renewals may be made by telephone.

  • New Arrivals Display
  1. Jacket of new books acquired by the Library are displayed in New Arrivals Display racks at the library entrance for one week; after that, they will be made available to borrow. The New Arrivals list is also displayed on Koha OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) and sent to all users through email.
  • ICT Services/ Computer Facilities
  1. provides a computer system for users to access the information through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue), and Users can also use these computers for educational purposes.
  • Newspaper Clipping Service

AUD Library also provides a Newspaper clipping service for their Staff, including educational information. The service is provided in both form hardcopy as well as a softcopy. The AUD News and Educational News also uploaded in the DSpace software, which will be accessible online. Users can download the Newspaper Clipping in PDF form also.

  • Remote Access-

AUD Library provides two platforms for remote access

1. Sophos Connect                             

2. INFED (INFLIBNET Access Management Federation)

 

  • Single Window Search Facility

AUD library has introduced a single-window search facility through Refread

  • E-Journals

A large collection of Electronic journals is available through Ambedkar University Delhi Library. The Library provides more than 19222 e-journals and databases to its patrons. Users can access these e-journals within the campus through the Intranet and access these e-journals at home through the Internet. The link of the Intranet are provided below

  • Inclusive Library Services

For Users with Print Disability

  1. Membership of Sugamya Pustakalay (DFI) -Daisy books (Talking Books) access to visually challenged users
  2. Jaws software (Screen Reader Software)
  3. Scanner cum reader which can convert text into speech
  4. Audio Books Service

For Users with Physical Disability

  1. Each Library has a ramp for easy movement of users who used wheelchairs
  2. Maintain 3 feet distance between racks
  3. Lower shelves for easy access
  4. Disability Studies Collection

 

  • User's Awareness Program

The Library conducts extensive user orientation programs for its users throughout the year on the use of online resources and reference management tools to promote ethics in research and maximize the benefits of resources.

  • Institutional Repository

The Library has developed its institutional repository on an open source software "DSpace". As of now, 605 documents have been uploaded in the repository. Users can access the respository within the campus on the intranet.

 

  • Anti-Plagiarism Softwares

Library provides access to two antiplagiarism software to users to check similarities.

    1. Urkund
    2. Turnitin
  • Services for Alumni and Visitors

AUD library can allow alumni/visitors to access the Library under the following terms and conditions-

1.         Alumni/visitors must submit a recommendation letter/application mentioning the period and timing of using the Library.

2.         They must submit a valid Government ID proof to the Library.

3.         They will be only allowed to consult library resources within library premises.

4.         They will not be allowed to issue library books, magazines, newspapers, journals, etc.

5.         They can use a computer installed in the Library to access e-resources with the help of available library staff.

6.         The Library will not provide any user id/password/ library card.

7.         The alums/visitors must follow all the rules and regulations mentioned on the AUD    library page.

8.         They must submit their bags at the property counter, and the Library will not be responsible for any    loss of the items.

9.         Personal books, food, and water will not be allowed to carry inside the Library.

10.       The users will only allow access to the Library for the requested and permitted period; beyond this, they must submit a new application/recommendation letter.

 

  • Intra-Campus Library Loan

Intra-Campus Loan is the service that provides access to the physical books among all four campuses. This service is open to faculty, Staff, and currently enrolled students. In this service, users can borrow a book from any campus and drop a request mail for the required book. The book will be available within a day on the campus where borrower made a request.

  • Inter Library Loan Service (ILL)

Developing Library Network (DELNET) is very well known throughout India. DELNET has a database of 2,28,45,202 bibliographic details of books which can be obtained through one of its services known as Inter Library Loan (ILL). DELNET provides services to more than 5523 Institutes and Universities in South Asia and the USA. The Library is an eminent member of DELNET. The Library is providing access to the DELNET collection to its users. As such, the users can access databases hosted by DELNET.

  • Document Delivery Service(DDS)

Document Delivery Services (DDS) supports scholarly research by obtaining library materials such as books, periodical articles, dissertations, government documents and technical reports unavailable in Ambedkar University Delhi Library through DELNET. Additionally, DDS delivers scanned journal articles from Library and library collections nationwide.