SERVICES

 
 
  Central Library offers the following general services and other innovative value added services.
   
Lending Service
 
   Lending service is the primary service of the library.  All the documents in the library are bar-coded.  The check in and check out process is carried out at the circulation desk using the bar code identity card issued to the members. This service ends half an hour before the closing of the library.
   
Reference Service
 
   Kannur University Library has possessed a balanced and rich collection on all branches of knowledge for reference.
   
Inter Library Loan
 
   The books and the back issues of the periodicals are lending to other University departments through inter library loan facility for a short period.   The Library members are issued books on inter library loan under DELNET service.
   
Proficiency Corner
     It is one of the main attractions of the central library, which is a special collection built up for users who are preparing for competitive examinations, like TOEFL, NET, SLET, GATE, Civil Service examination etc.
   
Internet Service
 
   The Library provides internet services using 2mbps broad brand Internet connectivity. The research scholars are provided free services and others on a nominal fee. It also provides printing and copying facility under this service.
   
Document Delivery Services
 
Copies of articles will be made available on request.
   
Online Information Retrieval System
 
Accesse to DELNET bibliographical databases are provided to the Library members.
   
UGC Infonet Service
  UGC-Infonet, e-journals consortium facilitate free access to scholarly journals and databases in all fields and disciplines.
   
CD ROM Search
 
   The Library provides the facility for CD ROM search.  The Library has 1004 CDs on books and periodicals. The collection also includes the collected works of Mahatma Gandhi in 100 volumes and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedker: complete works.
   
Reprographic Services
 
The Library provides reprographic service to all members on a nominal rate.
   
Temporary Membership
  Temporary Membership is issued to the non-members for a short term on charge of Rs. 25/- per week.
   
Conference Alert Service
 
Forthcoming conferences, workshops and seminars will be displayed in the Library notice board.
   
New Addition Alert Service
 
   Newly added books are displayed at the entrance of the Library stack room for alerting the students and scholars.  Besides, the list of newly added books and journals is circulated among the teaching departments.
   
Consultancy Service
 
Technical expertise will be provided for those who are in need of setting up of academic/public libraries.
   
Question Paper Collection
 
   Question papers of all previously conducted University examinations are kept in the Library for the reference use of students.