Reference and Information Services

A large number of registered users are served in this respect, who consults a large number of documents. Libraries houses all important reference sources like dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, bibliographies, indexes, directories, almanacs, handbooks, and statistical sources. The collection ranges from general to subject specific sources. Library users can also contact reference and information desk staff for any assistance.

 

Types of Reference Service:

  • Assistance in finding the answer to specific reference questions.
  • Instruction in the use of the Library and its resources.
  • Orientation to the Library through tours, tutorial sessions, subject specific workshops, etc.
  • Compilation and production of various instructional aids.
  • Online search service.
  • Assistance in developing research strategies for reports, term papers, theses, and dissertations.
  • In-depth reference appointments for faculty and grad students engaged in research based endeavors.
  • Ask a Librarian service on the Library’s web site, includes an email reference link.