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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??

PG students may borrow up to 15 books for a period of 30 days.

PhD students may borrow up to 25 books for a period of 60 days.

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

The Faculty are entitled to borrow up to 50 books for a period 90 days.

The Staff are entitled to borrow up to 25 books for a period of 60 days.

4. Can I issue Magazines/Journals/AV materials etc. from the library?

Users are entitled to borrow up to 2 items for a period of 7 days.

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

Fine on overdue items will be charged at Rs 2.00 per day per item for all users.

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

Click on 'Catalogues' Button and select the appropriate catalogue you are looking for.

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

There are many e-services available. Please check up at "E-Resources/Databases>> A-Z Listing"

8. 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

9. What are the business hours for the library?


Working Hours
(Circulation Counter)

Reference Hours

Monday to Saturday

9: 00 AM to 5.30 PM

24 Hours



24 Hours

Public Holidays


24 Hours


10. 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.

11. Can I issue books from the Reference section?

Reference titles will not be issued to any user. However, the Librarian may consider allowing selected titles to faculty members, researchers and other needy users case to case.

12. Can I see my "checked out" items in Online Catalogue (OPAC)?

Yes, you can log in to OPAC by clicking the "Checkouts" link from the left side menu with IIMK ID.


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


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