Vikram Sarabhai Library
Reading Zone 1
Circulation Counter
Group Discussion Area
Reading Room 2
Reading Room 1
Library Architecture
Discovery Service

Find a Journal/Periodical

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Advanced Search

OPAC provides the facility of searching, browsing, and reserving physical materials available at library.
Users can log in, check status of the issued books, suggestion, fines, create reading list etc.


RemoteXS facility

Vikram Sarabhai Library provides Remote'XS facility to current students and faculty members of IIMA. More detail

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FAQs
General (5)
  • What are the Library timings/working hours?

    Library is open 24 x 7. For more details please click here


  • How do I access the library resources?
    You can access the library resources by following way.

    For physical materialAll physical materials are spread over 4 floors of the Library, 1st-3rd floor for books & 3rd - 4th floor for bound volume/back issue of the journals and newspapers.

    For E-Resources/Databases - Most of the e-resources are IP authenticated and you can access the same from anywhere within the campus. For more details about e-resources/databases please visit library website under the online resources menu.

  • Can my spouse/children use the Library?
    Yes. Your spouse/children can access the library, but can borrow the books only on your ID card issued by library.

  • Where should I mail my reference query?

    You can send any of your queries to reference & information. For more details please click here


  • Can I get a photocopy of a book?
    You can get photocopy of only 10% of total pages of a book. Self-automated photocopy machine is available in library for students. Other library users can take help of stack assistant.

Circulation (6)
  • How can I access the Library Catalogue?

    You can access the library catalogue through online catalogue option which is available at library webpage.


  • How can I borrow resources?

    Browse the library guidelines which is available at library webpage or Click here


  • Where can I return a book/s?
    You can return the book/s at circulation counter only.

  • How can I renew book/s?

    You can renew book/s through the online catalogue using your library ID number and password OR visit library circulation counter.


  • Which resources I cannot borrow?
    The resources which you cannot borrow are new arrival display, current journals, VHS, CDs/DVDs and reference materials.

    Note: Faculty member can issue VHS, CDs/DVDs and reference materials.

  • How do I reserve/hold book/s?

    You can reserve/hold a book/s through the online catalogue Please note that you can reserve a book/s only if it is checked out.


Resources (7)
  • What are the Term books (CU materials)?
    Term books (CU materials) are the required and recommended reading suggested by a faculty for a particular term. The copies of the same will be available at Library circulation desk.

  • What are the reserve sequence materials?
    Reserve sequence materials are recommended reading suggested by a faculty for particular periods. The same copies are available at circulation desk as reference. Such materials cannot be borrowed.

  • How can I suggest book/s?

    You can suggest book/s through the online catalogue using your library ID number and Password.


  • Does the Library have fiction or light reading books?
    Yes library has a number of light reading books like Fiction, Hindi books, Cookery books, Children books, etc.

  • Where can I find the back issues of Journals?

    The back issues of the hard bound journals are available at 3rd & 4th floor, and most of the back volumes are also availalbe online. Click here to access the list.


  • How do I access the journal online?

    Online Journals can be accessed through the library webpage under the online resources menu.


  • Do I need to come to Library to access the databases?

    Most of the databases subscribed by library are IP enabled so you can access the same from anywhere within the campus. The mode of access is clearly mentioned under the name of the database.


VSL @ Glance
  • Books : 1,93,380
  • Subscription to Journals :
    (Online : 24667 & Print : 164)
  • Bound Volumes : 45,565
  • News Papers : 30+
  • Working Papers : 2617
  • Thesis : 326
  • Student's Project Reports : 2187
  • CDs : 2487 & Videos : 128
Vikram Sarabhai Library, Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad - 380015, Gujarat, India
Contact: 079-66324977 Email: librarian@iima.ac.in
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Last Updated on 20th-February-2017