FAQs - Central Library

Question 1. How can an outsider use the SVNIT Central Library?

Individuals affiliated to corporate bodies like industries, can use the Library as Corporate Members. Although individuals are discouraged to make use of the Library, they may contact the Head, Readers Services for seeking permission for a limited numbers of days.

Question 2. Who are authorized to use the SVNIT Central Library?

All students, faculty members and staff (working and retired) of the Institute are authorized to use the Library. Student alumni, retired staff members and visiting faculties also have the privilege to use the Central Library. However, for availing the borrowing facilities, users need to enroll themselves as Library members on fulfilling the requisite procedures. See Library Membership.

Question 3. Can a bound volume of journal be issued to a member?

Yes, bound volumes of journals can be issued to the faculty members and research scholars for overnight from the Text Book Section. Fine for late return of journals will, however, be charged as applicable for the text books.

Question 4. Can a current (unbound) issue of journals be issued to a Library member?

No, current (unbound) issue of journals are not issued to any category of library user.

Question 5. Can I bring my personal books or other reading materials to the Library?

No. Users are not allowed to bring their personal books or other reading materials to the Library. They can, however, bring their personal materials to the segregated portion of the Library Reading Room at the Ground Floor.