The library provides lending services to its users. Following are the borrowing categories and their privileges:
Inquiries and Advisory Service
is available for assistance and advice on all aspects of library use,
including general and specific questions on all educational topics and
related subjects and provides help to students in literature search from
resources available in print and other mediums.
order to acquaint new students with the library's services and
resources, an orientation programme is conducted at the beginning of
each course. Students are also briefed about the use of online catalogue
and other electronic resources. They are also acquainted with the
library's rules and regulations. Presentations for literature search on
the Internet and CD-ROM are also arranged.
Contents Alert Service
table of content of new journals received by the library are scanned
and electronically shared weekly on Intranet with all faculty,
researchers and graduates.
service is extended to a member if a required book or material is not
available in this library. Books can be borrowed through inter-library
loan from any of the AKU libraries and the Teachers Resource Centre.
Journal articles can also be acquired from Oxford University and the
British Library on request. However, the library will charge for this
materials can be borrowed for photocopying at reprographic rooms at
AKU-IED on payment. However, a whole book is not allowed to be
photocopied, as per copyright regulations.