केन्द्रीय पुस्तकालय, राष्ट्रीय प्रोद्योगिकी संस्थान, हमीरपुर / Central Library @ NIT, Hamirpur

Q.1 Can my friend get books issued on my behalf?
Every user has to come personally to get the book issued except Diyang users, however books can be returned through friends.

Q.2 How many books may I borrow at a time?
UG students may borrow 7 books, however Research Fellows/P.G. Students may borrow up to 10 books at a time for 1 month.

Q.3 What is Book Bank Service?
Students may borrow 5 Books from Book Bank for entire semester. The membership fee for General Category students is Rs 30.00 per semester and Rs 5.00 per book issued where as for SC/ST Category students, Membership Fee is Rs 8.00 per semester and Rs 1.00 per book issued.

Q.4 How can I search Library Books online?
Use OPAC (http://172.16.28.233:8180/opac). Click on Additional button on top menu, Type Surname of the Author in the author field and Title in title and click on go. For more details regarding OPAC contact Library staff or enrol for half hour training Schedule at Library. Presently OPAC is available on intranet only (i.e. using NIT, Hamirpur Network); very soon you may access it from anywhere using Internet as well.

Q.5 How can I check Overdue Fine and Books online?
Use OPAC (http://172.16.28.233:8180/opac). Click on Check-outs button on left menu under my account, Type Library ID in Employee ID and click on go. For more details regarding OPAC contact Library staff or enrol for half hour training Schedule at Library. Presently OPAC is available on intranet only (i.e. using NIT, Hamirpur Network); very soon you may access it from anywhere using Internet as well.

Q.6 How much is Overdue Charges?
Rs. 1.00 per document per day will be charged. If overdue fine exceeds Rs. 200.00 (Rs. Two Hundred Only) in any semester, the membership of the student will be suspended for the next semester i.e. he/she would not be able to get books issued from library (including Book Bank) for the next semester.

Q.7 How to pay Overdue Charges?
The overdue will be collected at the end of the each semester only after returning all the books from library including books borrowed from book bank.

Q.8 What if I lost a Book?
You have to provide new copy of the book you lost. The edition of the replacement copy should be of same or newer than the lost book. Overdue fine will be collected only after replacement of the lost book.

Q.9 What if I lost the I-Card?
The duplicate I-Card will be issued on payment of Rs 500/- and it will be prepared after 15 days from the date of reporting of the same.

Q.10 Can I bring personal books for study in the library?
Yes you can bring your personal/library books in the reading area of the Library which is opposite to auditorium. Make sure to collect the book pass from the security.

Central Library @ NIT, Hamirpur