Abou Us

CSIBER Library consists of vast collection of different types of documents comprising Books, Journals, Reports, Compact Discs, DVD’s, and E-Resources etc. on different streams that collectively support the teaching & other extension program. All in house operations in the Library are fully computerized using popular software Libsys that also provides access to the online catalogue of Library.

Library Hours

Monday to Saturday : 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Reading room:- 9.00am. to 7.00 p.m. The Library remains closed on Sunday and other holidays.

Library Membership

All students, faculties and employees of the CSIBER are entitled for membership of Library. Membership forms are available at the circulation counter of the Library. Students should fill Library Membership form at the time of admission and collect their Library cards by 15th August from the Library. No request (except new admission / Loss of Membership card) will be entertained in this regard after 15th August. Card should be reported to the Library immediately. The Duplicate Library Card will be issued to the concerned person after paying the fine of Rs. 30/-. Borrowers shall be responsible for any loss or misuse of their original/ duplicate card.

Borrowing Rules:
  • Students can borrow maximum Three books for one week only
  • Decision to re-issue the book is solely taken by the person at circulation desk
  • Borrowers must satisfy themselves about the condition of books at the time of borrowing. Otherwise, they shall be responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of returning.
  • Damaged books will have to be replaced by the borrower.
  • In case of loss of books by the borrower, the borrower is required to replace the book of recent edition (or pay the cost of book if the book is not currently available in the market) with fine due on that book
  • General books are issued or returned on weekdays from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Reference books/Journals/Magazines can be consulted within the Library Premises and is available for photocopying purpose on depositing the College I.D. card by the student at the Circulation counter
  • Project Reports can be consulted within Library premises only
  • Faculties can borrow Magazines/ Journals

Overdue Fine:
The student is expected to return borrowed books on or before the due date stamped on the due date slip. A fine of Rs. 1/- per day per volume is charged for the late return of General books.

Services and Facilities

  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC):
    OPAC helps the user to retrieve the reading material by author, title, subject, classified number & publisher. The OPAC also provides information about the status of the current journals available in the Library.

  • Reader’s Assistance: The Library provides assistance to users in activities ranging from location of a book to finding specific information required by a user.

  • The Reading Room: Which is managed by the student, is kept open for 16 hours a day continuously ever on Sunday. The Reading Room facility is availed by nearly 85-100 students. Three books are issued to students for a week and books are issued for a month per teacher for home use. There is a special BOOK BANK facility is provided for students of the Department of Computer Studies & M.B.A., M.S.W.

  • User orientation course: The librarian conducts user orientation programme for every academic year, for the benefit of new entrance to educate the students regarding the existence of difference sections, membership procedure, its rules & regulations, its collection & various facilities available for open access.

  • Reference Service: A very good collection of Reference Books is maintained in the library like Encyclopedias, yearbooks, Almanac, manuals, handbooks, dictionaries & with the help of there reference works, many interesting queries of the students are handled & satisfactory information is provided.

  • Suggestion Book: The Library maintains the Suggestion Book where the user of the Library can suggest measures for improvement in the facilities and services of the Library.

  • Borrowing Facilities: The Library members, according to their borrowing category, can borrow stipulated number of books at a time against their bar-coded patron card.

  • News clipping: The CSIBER Library maintains the news clipping of important articles related to the courses and other purposes published in various newspapers subscribed by the Library.

  • Inter Library Loan & Resource sharing facilities: The Library arranges to procure Books and Journals from other Libraries

  • Photocopying Facility: The Library provides photocopying facility within the premises of the Institute through an external vendor on payment basis.

  • Course Manual: The Library keeps Course Manuals for all courses conducted by CSIBER. Course Manual consists of Syllabus of the particular semester, Lesson plans, Assignments, Question papers, Case Studies etc. that provides guidelines to the user related to the course.

  • Question Bank: The Library provides last years question papers for both University examination and internal examination for reference and photocopying purpose to the students. It helps them to prepare better for examination. A set of Model Question Papers is also available in the Library.
  • Library Automation:

    All the Library activities including Acquisition, Cataloguing, Circulation, Serial Control and Stock Verification is automated by using Libsys software package. The OPAC facilitates searching of various catalogues to retrieve bibliographic details available in the Library database. The Library uses barcode technology for computerized circulation system and stock verification. Every document in the Library bears a barcode and every authorized user has a bar-coded patron card, which in turn, facilitates their identification in the circular process. The Library has developed in house facility for bar coding of books and patron cards.

    Library Rules

    • The Library user shall maintain silence in the Library
    • Reading materials should not be reshelved by the user because of danger of their misplacement
    • A person shall not write upon, damage or mark any document belonging to the Library
    • Each student should enroll his /her name, Accession no. of issued/returned book in student entry register
    • A person responsible for any damage caused by him/her to the books or any other property belonging to the Library, shall be required to pay the penalty imposed upon him/her by the Librarian
    • The Security Guard at the Library Gate will check all personal belonging including Library Books issued to a members
    • Personal belongings shall not be allowed inside the Library. It shall placed at the property counter outside the Library
    • Library does not accept any responsibility for loss or damage of personal property left at the property counter
    • Use of mobile phone, smoking, chewing, eating, photography etc. are strictly prohibited in the Library
    • Library should be kept neat and clean
    • Final year students shall return the issued book/s on the last of the examination failing which their security deposit will be forfeited
    • Membership of a user can be suspended on account of misbehavior with the Library staff or for any indecent manner.

    Contact Us:
    Email: librarian@siberindia.edu.in; rgsonkar@siberindia.edu.in

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