Library FAQ’s

How can I get NTU library ID card?

You can get NTU library ID card by visiting Circulation Desk and request for library membership form. Filled that form and submit accordingly.

Who can borrow books from NTU library?

 You can avail this facility if you are;

  • Students with valid library ID card
  • Staff of NTU
  • Faculty members
  • Corporate members

How can I borrow books?

Once you are registered, you may check out library books while presenting your valid library ID card at circulation desk.

If I lose my library ID card, so what is the procedure for duplicate card?

If your card is lost, be sure to let us know immediately and submit your application for issuance of duplicate card along with a copy of bank receipt for Rs.100/- on account of duplicate card fee. You will be held responsible for any items checked out on your card if you do not inform us that it is missing.

How many books can I borrow at a time?

You can get maximum three books at a time.

How can I search a book at NTU library?

You can search a book by using our digital services from computer terminals, available near the circulation desk specified for “OPACs” (Online Public Access Catalogues).

What is the criteria for renew the books?

To keep a book for another borrowing period, visit the library circulation desk along with the book to be renewed. The staff on duty will re-issue the book to you, if there is no demand by another user. Overdue books will not be renewed.

How can I verify my library account?

You can check your library account by visiting circulation desk and ask circulation staff about the item(s) issued by you.

If I return a book after due date, what would happen?

A fine of Rs. 5/- per day begins accruing as soon as the book is overdue. If you do not return the book by the date due, your borrowing privileges can be suspended.

I have lost my borrowed book, what should I do?

Report it immediately in writing at the circulation desk so that your overdue fine can be stopped. Then you will be charged three times of the actual price of the book.

How can I deposit my fine?

All library fines are handled by the NTU Accounts Office. You will receive the fine notice. Take this notice to the Accounts Office and pay the fine. The Accounts Office will issue you a receipt of paid fines. You have to submit this receipt to the circulation desk for fine clearance.

How can I locate ‘Reserved Section’?

Course reserves are housed in the Reserve Room at ground floor near the main entrance/ circulation desk.

How can I borrow ‘Reserved Material’?

Very simple, come to the library circulation desk, ask for the specific course reserve, show your library ID card and get your course reserve material.

Whether photocopy facility is available within the library?

Yes, photocopy facility is available within the library premises at very nominal charges.

Where is ‘Archive Section’ located?

Archive section located near the OPACs at the ground floor.

Can I borrow some material from ‘Archive Section’?

No, you can’t borrow any kind of material from ‘Archive Section’ but with the special permission of the HOD, you can get this material only for some photocopy.

Can I take some eatable items in the library?

No, you can’t take any kind of eating/ drinking material within the library.