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Library and Documentation

About the Library 

The Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG) Library has the most comprehensive and unique collection of geomagnetic resources within the country. The library reflects the history of the Institute in its collection. Thus subjects like astronomy, astrophysics, and meteorology also find its place along with present subject interest.  The library has subscription databases, publicly available resources, websites and physical electronic data in CD-ROM or DVD formats, electronic reference material, abstracts, indexes, and bibliographic databases. Its present collection can be broadly classified in the areas of Geomagnetism, Upper Atmosphere, Solid Earth Geomagnetism, Paleomagnetism, Environmental Geomagnetism, Plasma Physics, Applied Mathematics, Computers, Electronics & Instrumentation, and Antarctic Geosciences. The library facilities are also available at the regional research centers at Tirunelveli, Allahabad, and Shillong. Basic books related to the field are available with all its ten observatories located throughout India. This collection also includes the Indian Magnetic Data, published since 1845. The library collection also comprises of scientific publications of the institute scientists, maps, and scientific reports. RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) system is integrated with SLIM Library management Software and is being regularly used for issue/return and inventory control. 

     Library Rules & Regulations (Click here)     

 Library User Awareness (Click here

   Library Layout & Floor Plan (Click here)    

 Library Brochure (Click here)

Aims / Objectives

The library also aims to provide the IIG academic community with access to rich and relevant information resources to support their research, teaching and learning activities.

  • Provide an information-rich environment that supports and encourages excellence in research in the field of science & technology.
  • Using library and information technology innovatively and appropriately.
  • To offer the best Library and Information Services for the students, faculty, and staff of IIG.
  • To provide effective access to learning resources in all required formats.
  • To ensure the highest level of user satisfaction.

Library Collection

The collection of reading materials in the library is rich, diverse and growing day-by-day. Currently, the collection consists of

  • Text Books
  • E-Books
  • Reference Books
  • Conference Proceedings
  • Theses, Dissertations and Project Reports
  • Journals- in print & electronic form
  • Hindi Books
  • Graphical Maps
  • CDs/DVDs

 

Library Opening Hours

Library Hours: 9:15 AM to 6:00 PM

The Library remains closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

 

Library Staff

Name: Dr. Smita Chandra 
Designation: Library in-charge
Phone: 022-2748 4137
Name: Mr. Neetesh Dubey
Designation: Senior Technical Assistant
Phone: 022-2748 4047
Name: Mrs. A. Selvarajeswari
Designation: Technical Assistant
Phone: 022-2748 4047
Name: Mrs. Rutha Abel Malghair (Peon)
Phone: 022-2748 4108
 
yesOur Motto: Informing, educating and serving the objectives of the parent organization.