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Research Help

If you need any help regarding your project/research like; collecting data, acquiring research papers, etc. you may submit a form or drop an email at reference@iima.ac.in. You can also checkout our Research Assistance service.

Remote Access Facility

This facility enables our current users (faculties and students) to access library online resources when they are off campus.
Click here to know how to avail this facility.

Purchase/Subscription Request

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service

Documents which are not available in the library can be requested by filling the form

RFID Book Drop Box Facility

Vikram Sarabhai Library has the RFID based self-return drop box facility available near library entrance, were user can drop book at the RFID drop box (one book at a time) and software return the book automatically. User will receive a book returns receipt from the drop box and receive the book return intimation email.

New Arrival

The Vikram Sarabhai Library every Monday announces New Arrival of books, periodicals and IIMA news. The newly arrived books are displayed near the Circulation Counter.

Book Drop Facility (New Campus)

The book drop box has been placed at the entrance of the underpass from the new campus near the AXIS Bank ATM. This is to facilitate easy return of issued library books by just dropping the books inside the drop box instead of coming physically to the library to return the book.

The Library will arrange to collect the books daily at 5 p.m. The user will get a confirmation mail from library circulation once the book is returned in the library software.

More details Click here

Photocopy Facility

Library has three RFID based self-operated photocopy/printing/scanning machines and one in SAB new campus. Patrons who are interested to avail the photocopy and printing facility can request library to create their account in the photocopy machine. Library will provide a log in id and password to each patron. Copyright rules are applicable to photocopying and printing process.

The color printing/photocopy facility is presented by Forum for Industry Interaction 2015-16.

Charges are given below:
For Black and White copy: INR 1/- (A4 size) and INR 2/- (A3 size).
For Color copy: INR 10/- (A4 size) and INR 15/- (A3 size).

Reservation Policy

The students can reserve the item/s which are issued to others. Whenever the item/s is/are returned, the user will get an auto email.

They can also reserve the book/s which are available in the library. In such cases, the staff will collect the book/s from the stack area and keep it at the circulation counter. The same will be conveyed to the student by email.

In both the cases, the reserved items should be collected within 2 days, else the reservation will stand cancelled and the item will be issued to other immediate member.

Reserve/Hold the book/s through the online catalogue, using "Place hold" option.

Borrowing Privileges

Category/Patron Books
Check out limit Online Renewal Allowed Loan Period (Days)
PGP, FABM, PGPX, ePGP, Blended Learning Programmes 8 6 14
FPM 20 2 120
AFP 6 2 30
FDP 6 2 30
Category/Patron Kindle e-book reader
Check out limit Online Renewal Allowed Loan Period (Days)
PGP, FABM, PGPX, ePGP, Blended Learning Programmes 1 1 15
Fine/ Overdue charges (per day)(Over and above GST will be applicable):
Books, CDs/DVDs, Reference books, Bound volume & working papers Rs. 1
Kindle e-book reader is Rs. 5


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About VSL

The Vikram Sarabhai Library (VSL) is named after Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, world renowned physicist and founding Director of IIMA. It was set up in 1962 and is one of the best management libraries in Asia. The library is open 24x7. Our mission is to facilitate convenient and user friendly access to current, global and relevant information by identifying, acquiring, organizing and retrieving information in various formats (print & non print) to serve the information needs of the academic fraternity of IIMA to meet their teaching, research, consulting, training and learning requirements.

Contact Us

The Librarian
Vikram Sarabhai Library,
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad,
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat,
India - 380015

Phone: +91-079-71524977/80/75
Fax: +91-079-26308345
Email: librarian@iima.ac.in


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