1. Users must leave their bags and other belongings outside the Library. Only notebooks and papers are allowed inside the library. Library staff will not be held responsible for the loss of any personal belongings of users.
  2. Strict silence to be maintained in the library.
  3. Use of mobile phones, consumption of food and drinks are strictly prohibited inside the library.
  4. Users are encouraged to use the computers kept inside the library for accessing the library catalog, e-journals, e-books, and academic databases. Laptop can only be used in the designated place in the library.
  5. Mutilation of books in any form (e.g., underlining, writing on pages, tearing off pages, damaging the binding, etc.) will lead to a hefty fine or even replacement of the book. Before borrowing a book, users should ensure the condition of the book and bring to the notice of the library staff, if any mutilation is found.
  6. Users who lose/mutilate library books are liable to replace it with its latest edition along with a penalty of 20% of the total cost of the book. If the book is part of a set or series, they may be called upon to replace the whole set or series. In case the lost book is untraceable in the market or out of print, the Institute reserves the right to decide appropriate penalty.
  7. Users should create a user ID and password in the library portal to reserve, renew, and to check details of books borrowed by them. Up to three books can be reserved (hold) at a time, and once the reserved book is available in the library, users will be notified by an auto-generated email. Users must follow the unspam instructions to ensure that auto-generated emails are promptly delivered in their mailbox.
  8. Users should obey copyright regulations while accessing online resources (e-books, e-journals, databases, etc.). Details of the e-resources subscribed by the institute are available on the library website, which can be accessed from any computer, laptop, smartphone, etc., connected to the IISER TVM network.
  9. Students who go for project/internship in other institutes may request for a OpenAthens login for off campus access to the IISER TVM subscribed online resources for a fixed period of their internship.
  10. Resources like the library portal, Grammarly, SciFinder, Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations, and OpenAthens require password. Users may contact the library staff for obtaining their login IDs.
  11. Users must obtain the no dues clearance certificate from the library before they leave the institute due to the course completion, discontinuation, resignation, migration, etc. Users should submit their no dues clearance form well in advance to avoid unexpected delay in obtaining the clearance. Final year students should send a PDF copy of their thesis to library [AT] iisertvm.ac.in, before obtaining no due clearance from the library.
  12. Users should obey the library rules and regulations. Violation of rules and any act of misbehavior will be brought to the notice of the institute authority and will lead to intense disciplinary action.