Reference service is a personalized service extended to library clientele to assist them in finding the required information from the library resources, use of online catalogue, databases and other sources. This service in addition to providing assistance also addresses questions of users regarding finding brief information such as addresses, statistics, phone numbers, getting articles from other libraries etc. The library staff also
suggests appropriate online and offline resources for consultation of library users based on their areas of research and teaching.
On the request of clientele, library provides bibliographic service by preparing a bibliography of articles, books and other resources available on their topic of research/teaching. This will help them in finding out relevant information.
Current Awareness Service:
In order to keep the library clientele abreast about latest developments in the field of management science and allied subjects, library provides current awareness service in the form of e-alerts informing about latest articles, books, news items, blog posts, tools etc over
User’s orientation is provided to new library users such as students and faculty members as and when they join the institute. The orientation programme provides overall overview of the library, its services and resources, use of catalogue, location of resources etc to enable new
library users make effective use of the library and its resources.
Literature Search / Inter-library loan:
Library has established contacts with different libraries to meet the varied information needs of library clientele. Library procures the resources which are not available in its own collection required for the clientele from other libraries on inter library loan.
Apart from providing membership to its regular faculty members, students and staff KRC also extends membership facility to DSIMS Alumnae members and visiting faculty members.
Book bank facility is a separate service of the library having collection on course specific text books. This facility is extended only to MMS students, who are economically backward. Membership to the book bank is granted on filling the prescribed application form and submitting necessary documents i.e. Parents income certificate to the admin department. Every year this facility is extended only to 5 students on first come first serve basis. Students are given text books for the entire semester.
KRC has an E-Library section, wherein members can access library catalogue, online
databases, Journals and other e-resources related to Management sciences.