L I B R A R Y
The IMPA has library at Main Campus Srinagar and Regional Centre Jammu containing the
following primary and secondary source material :
Reports and other Printed matter.
and News letters.
Regional News papers.
The two Libraries have 13,100 titles at Main
Campus Library Srinagar,
while at Regional Centre Jammu there are 3000 titles including
24 journals and 42 CDs to be used in Training/ Research activities.
The Library receives 15 Newsletters published by various National and
International Organizations/Institutions on complimentary basis.
The library has a rich collection of books,
Journals, Periodicals and Newspapers which provide quality information to
the faculty and trainee participants. The library information resources
is predominately related to Behavioural
Sciences, Public Administration, Rural and Urban Development planning,
Social Science, Management, Training and Research Methodology, History,
Geography & Literature etc. besides subjects of general interest.
The membership of the library is open
to the faculty, administrative staff of the institute and trainee
participants attending various training programmes.
Research Scholars from Universities also make use of the Library resources . The library has a photocopying facility
The library regularly issues circulars to inform
the members of the books etc to be
procured. Computerization of library both at Main Campus and Regional
Centre has been initiated. The System for procurement of books etc. has
been streamlined and made very transparent. The IMPA library at Main
and Regional Centre, Jammu
provide support to the varied and growing number of training programmes, research and other academic activities of
To orient the library staff to the latest developments
in the field of library and information science, staff members are
deputed to professional conferences and training programmes.
Library Rules and Regulations
Membership of the library is open to all faculty
members and staff members of IMPA.
the course of any Training Programme, the
participants may be given temporary membership for the duration of
the programme, if they so desire.
/ visitors are required to sign on the Visitors Register at the time of
entering the Library.
shall remain open on all working days from 10.00 am to 04.00 pm in Summer
and from 10.30 am to 04.30 pm in Winter.
members can borrow five (5) books at a time for a maximum period of two
weeks. However, on demand a book / or books so issued can be re-issued
for a further period of one week provided there is no pending requisition
for the same.
other staff of the Institute may borrow a maximum of two books at a time
for a period of two weeks only.
the participant of training programme will be
allowed to borrow two books at a time. The participants should return the
books to the Library before lunch time on the last day of the training programme.
can register their requisition for a book/books
which stand issued out.
For lost or damaged books, the borrower shall either
replace the book or pay amount in
lieu thereof as per following details besides giving
cogent reasons :
the cost for a book published five years back,
times the cost of a book published ten years back,
iii) five times the cost for a
book published fifteen years back
books, rare books or out of print books will not be issued for use out of
periodicals / journals, newspapers shall be consulted in the reading room
of the Library during working hours.
a book / books so recalled by the Librarian is not returned the borrower
shall have to pay Rupees five as fine every day of the default.
The delay in returning a book / books shall attract a
fine of Rupees five per day of delay.
librarian shall prepare a consolidated list of un-returned books at the
June and December every year indicating the issue dates and
forward the list so consolidated to Administration section for the
information of the Head of the Institute. The SO (Adm.) shall accordingly
convey to Accounts Section for appropriate action to ensure recovery of
the books from the defaulters.
seeking No Demand Certificates by a employee for
whatever reason NDC shall also be obtained from the Library.