Library Services

Book Lending

All registered users are entitled to borrow books and other materials according to the PIDE Library Policy. Please inquire at the Circulation Desk for your eligibility. To borrow books, [please present your PIDE – ID Card at the Circulation Desk.

Reference Service

An active help desk provide efficient and reliable service under the supervision of professional librarians. Users may contact for queries by telephone and E-mail: [email protected]

Searching Assistance

In case an item is not located on the shelve, inquiry can be made at the Circulation Desk. A search will, then be initiated and the user will be informed, when the required item is found.

Inter-Library Co-operation

Arrangements are also made for inter-library loan for books and journals especially with libraries of Islamabad and Rawalpindi on the request of librarians. It is a co-operative effort on the part of the librarians and it is useful too, for the procurement of literature not available in the library, without which it is difficult to collect all such useful materials on individual basis. The library could not procure all relevant materials, which is publishing with such a speed. There is also limitation of financial resources, as the cost of books. Journals and other materials are growing rapidly.

Maintenance of clipping and pamphlet files

PIDE library has introduced the services of newspaper clipping and maintains files of news, papers clipping properly and keep them in cabinet, for the current information on the subject not available in the books and journals can be located in the files of newspaper clipping. The articles and news items containing comprehensive information are underlined by the Chief/Deputy Chief for entering and a person daily cuts those marked items and paste them on plain sheet, and keep them in the files of that subject. The newspaper clipping are arranged chronologically and filed in relevant subject files, which are kept alphabetically with the subject in the cabinet.

Bibliographical service

The Library provides subject bibliographies of the available resources for Instructional support. These bibliographies are delivered to the Faculty for course designing and to students for their research work and assignments

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