General public are welcome to visit the library, and take a library tour. They can also view the collection, but referencing or borrowing of documents are not allowed.
Yes. Kindly ensure that while visiting the library you have the original, institutional photo ID. Students should get a letter on their institutional letterhead signed by their principal or research supervisor.
IISc Student/Staff can walk into the Library's circulation counter on any of the working days between 09.00 A.M. to 05.00 P.M. along with their ID cards and can enroll themselves as a library members.
UG Students- 2 Books; PG Students(Master Degree/Ph.D./Integrated Ph.D.)- 4 Books; Faculty- 6 Books; Non-faculty/Administrative staff- 2/4/6 Books depending on the staff group
Postdoctoral fellow(PDF), Temporary Staffs(Visiting faculty/Non-faculty/Administrative staff etc.) have not been allowed to borrow books from the library.
Maximum of 3 books can be borrowed by an alumni or a retired faculty / staff. A nominal deposit of ₹150 per book is required. kindly contact the circulation desk staff to get the membership.
WebOPAC(Online Catalogue) could be used to find if a specific physical book title is available in the library, or not.
Books published till 1975 are shelved in the compact storage area in the ground floor of the library's left wing.
Books published from 1976 onward are shelved in the Tier I area (ground floor), behind the circulation counter.
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