Using the library

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8:00 am to 4:00 pm

The library closes on official holidays.

Loans cease 15 minutes before closing time at IPS-Library. The entrance door is locked 15 minutes before closing time for essential system maintenance.


These rules safeguard the interests of all library users and enable the library to function as efficiently as possible. Your use of the library is, therefore, conditional upon your observing the rules at all times.
  • Books must not be defaced or marked in any way.
  • Damage to or loss of library materials will be charged at the current replacement cost plus a non-refundable charge.
  • Library items should not be reshelved by users in the Reference Room.
  • Books and other materials left unattended for long periods on the table will be removed by the library staff.
  • Eating, drinking and smoking are not allowed in the Library. This policy was developed to prevent damage to library books and materials from food stains and spills, to keep reading rooms pleasant and clean, and to discourage mice, rats, and other vermin from taking up residence in the libraries.
  • No bags, umbrellas, parcels, etc. except files and books may be brought into the Library. Adequate storage facility is provided at the entrance of the Library.
  • The Library staff has the right to request a user to leave the premise if the user violates the rules.
  • Quiet is required in the Library. Mobile phones and personal stereos should not be used in the library. Users are requested to switch off their cell phones when entering the Library. Users causing unnecessary disturbance, such as loud talking, screaming, or banging on computer keyboards will be asked to leave.
  • Soliciting or conducting surveys not authorized by the Library is not allowed.
  • Damaging, altering, or inappropriate use of library property in library facilities or on library grounds, including computer hardware and software, printers, copiers, phones, and other equipment, is prohibited.
  • IPS-Library welcomes your Complaints/Suggestions/



Client satisfaction is paramount in the delivery of our services. It is our goal to manage your printing requirements to make your experience as friendly as possible and hassle free. To achieve this we have set a pricing structure competitive to the commercial outlets, and an in-house equipment to meet the basic demands for printing, and a technical support team for all on-line services.

Photocopying Pricing (VAT inclusive)

Black & White
$ 0.25
$ 0.75
$ 2.00
$ 3.00


All requested materials which were previously provided as paper copies, could be delivered electronically. In order to save time and paper, copies of journal articles, book chapters etc. will be posted as a PDF document on a secure server ready for you to download or print. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (Version 5 or higher) installed to be able to read your document.

You will still request articles and books via the Photocopy Request Form and you will receive an email when your request is ready to collect. The email will contain a URL to where your ecopy is stored and instructions on how to download it. Your article will remain available on the server for a period of 10 days following your e-mail notification.

This will greatly improve delivery time, as opposed to being sent by mail, and you will be emailed immediately once the copy is posted to the server. You can still select to receive your documents in paper form, for pickup at the library, or to be mailed to you, by selecting the option regarding delivery instructions on the request form.

Access Photocopy Request Form