Welcome to IPR Library


About Library

IPR Library was set up in the year 1982. It was housed in PRL, Ahmedabad campus until 1986. From April 1986 onwards it has shifted to its present location.

The Library is stretched out in about 8000 sq. ft. area. The primary objective of the library is to support the scientific and technical programmes of the institute by providing physical and intellectual access to information, keeping with the present and the anticipated scientific and technical functions of the institute. In accordance with the objectives of the institute, the library aims to develop a comprehensive collection of documents useful for the Scientific and the Technical community of the institute.
 

Collection

The collection includes, Books, Journals, Reports, Thesis, Standards and Other Electronic Documents.
The Library has a rich collection of documents in the following Subject Areas:
          PLASMA PHYSICS
          FUSION TECHNOLOGY
          GENERAL PHYSICS
          MATHEMATICS
          NONLINEAR SCIENCE
          SIMULATION METHODS
          CRYOGENICS
          ALL BRANCHES OF ENGINEERING

The library currently subscribes to 106 periodical titles and 2 Bibliographic Databases, viz., SCOPUS (Online) and INIS in CD-ROM

Services

The library offers various types of services such as:
           CIRCULATION
           REFERENCE
           REFERRAL
           INTER LIBRARY LOAN
           REPROGRAPHIC
           PHOTOGRAPHIC
           TRANSLATION
           CURRENT AWARENESS SERVICES (CAS)
           SELECTIVE DESSIMINATION OF INFORMATION (SDI)

Library Hours:

         MONDAY to FRIDAY -          9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
           SATURDAY                 -        10:30 AM to 5:30 PM
 

Membership:

Membership is grouped into five types


           EMPLOYEES
           INSTITUTES
           RESEARCH SCHOLARS
           TEMPORARY TRAINEES
           VISITORS
 

Library Automation:
All Library activities are automated. Library is well equiped with 14 Pentium machines. All the PC's  are connected to the   INTERNET. Five PC's are dedicated to user for OPAC, CD-ROM database and Online Journals searching.

 OPAC Search

Publication compiled:
Bibliographies:
           1.CHAOS
           2.MAGNETIC RECONNECTION & ALLIED SUBJECTS
           3.ION IMPLANTATION
           4.COLD FUSION
           5.TEXTOR
           6.NITRIDING
           7.NEURAL NETWORK
Current Contents
                    (Bimonthly)Content pages of journals

  Library Committee and Staff
 

Statistics

      BOOKS :                                       10394
      BACK VOLUMES:                     16524
      RESEARCH REPORTS:              11578
      STANDARDS:                                 402
      PATENTS:                                         16
      PAMPHLETS:                                  985
      SOFTWARE:                                 1916
      MICROFORM:                                114
      REPRINTS:                                    4351
(Collection as on  30-11-2016)

 Classification Scheme: UDC BS 100M:1985
 Cataloguing               : COMPUTERIZED
 
 

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