For Faculty

Teaching Support

  • Suggest a Purchase
  • Place Materials on Reserve
    Get details about placing materials on reserve
  • Materials such as books, textbooks, articles, solution sets, and exams that an instructor has selected for use by students enrolled
    in a specific course are placed “on reserve” at the Ravi J Matthai Library.
  • Library can help you:
    • Make course material available for limited circulation by placing it on physical reserve in a library collection.
    • List of links to research tools such as journal databases and websites or any other materials placed on reserve
      for students in your course
    • Copyright and Fair Use Read up on policies related to library reserves including Fair Use
  • General:
  • Copyright Act 1957 permits the fair use of copyrighted materials for the criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching includes photocopying for classroom distribution, scholarship or research. The act gives general guidelines on fair use, but does not specify number, percentage and passion. The guide available from Harvard Business School (2016) has specified the following details to the academic community:
  • 1) It should not be more than 10% of the work.
    OR
  • 2)One can take one chapter from a book, but it should not be more than 10% of the work. If 10% covering two chapters in that case it is suggested to take one chapter.
    OR
  • 3) Only one paper or an article from a journal / magazine is permissible

Research Support

  • Ask a Librarian: Consult with a librarian for specialized help
  • Inter Library Loan: Get materials not currently available within the RJML collection
  • Document Delivery Services: Get articles not currently available within the RJML collection
  • Organizing and Citing Sources: Get help creating, sharing and citing your personal research database of references
    • Zotero (Under Construction)

MDP Support

  • Ask a Librarian: Consult with a librarian for specialized help
  • Creation of Bibliography on Specific Themes of MDP

Library Collections & Borrowing

  • Recommend a Library Purchase: Recommend new acquisitions for our collections
  • Borrow, Renew, Request: Get detailed information on policies, placing requests, renewing and returning materials

For Student

Academic Support

  • Ask a Librarian: Consult with a librarian for specialized help
  • Inter Library Loan: Get materials not currently available within the RJML collection
  • Document Delivery Services: Get articles not currently available within the RJML collection
  • Organizing and Citing Sources: Get help creating, sharing and citing your personal research database of references
    • Zotero (Under Construction)

Library Collections & Borrowing

  • Recommend a Library Purchase: Recommend new acquisitions for our collections
  • Borrow, Renew, Request: Get detailed information on policies, placing requests, renewing and returning materials

For Staff

Library Collections & Borrowing

  • Recommend a Library Purchase: Recommend new acquisitions for our collections
  • Borrow, Renew, Request: Get detailed information on policies, placing requests, renewing and returning materials

For Others

Institutional Membership