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Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is a list of short answers to some of the frequent queries received by us. The answers below will help you get started with your interaction with the Library & Information Center (LIC). If you do not find what you are looking for, kindly visit Library or call at 91-495-2809140-9

1. How do I indent books/documents for the library?

You may please send an email to library@iimk.ac.in with the following details: Author, Title, Year/Ed. , Publisher, Cost.

You may apply online / download this form, fill out and forward it to the library for further action.

2. As a student, how many books am I entitled to issue and for what period??

PGP students may borrow up to 5 books for a period of 15 days.

FPM students may borrow up to 10 books for a period of 15 days.

3. As Faculty, how many books am I entitled to issue and for what period of time?

The Faculty are entitled to borrow upto 25 books for a period 90 days.

4. What is the fine for late/delayed book returns?

One rupee per day.

5. How can I access the library catalogue from my room?

Click on "OPAC" from the 'Catalogue' Button and select the appropriate catalogue you are looking for.

6. What are the various electronic resources available in the library?

There are many e-services available. Please check up at "Databases/E-journals/Services"

7. I want to get information about, say, the audiovisual facilities in the library. Whom should I contact?

You may contact circulation desk or send an email to library@iimk.ac.in

8. What are the business hours for the library?

The Library will be accessible 24 hours for reference. But business hours are limited to 9:15 am to 5:15 pm on all working days.

9. Can I carry my personal books into the library?

You are permitted to bring personal books inside the Library, provided those are stamped and certified, as your personal book, by the Library officials.

10. Can I issue books from the Reference section?

No. Students are not allowed to issue books from Reference section. These have to be used within the respective section, and explicit permission is required to take these out of the section.

11. Can I see my "checked out" items in WEBOPAC?

Yes, you can log in to Webopac by clicking the "Checkouts" link from the left side menu with Employee ID / Roll No, and with the password "iimk" (default). You can also change your password after the first login.


Please inform the LIC Helpdesk (library@iimk.ac.in) in case of any problems


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Library Stats

Books (Print) : 35500
e-Books : 200000
Journals (Print) : 270
Journals (Electronic)  : 20000
Videos : 274
Electronic Databases : 54
Corporate Reports (Print) : 40
Corporate Reports (Digital) : 15000
CD-ROM Publications: 3700
Cases / Notes : 387/10
Bound Volumes : 6119
Annual Reports : 220

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