JGU User Services
All students, faculty and staff at JGU are automatically eligible for library membership through a formal registration procedure at the Library Service Desk. The same ID card which you get from the JGU IT will be your library card as well.
There is some information required to take a membership of JGU library. (a)Valid JGU ID card. (b)Valid JGU e-mail ID. (c) Your Phone No.
Global Library provides external membership to Non-JGU individuals and organizations. For external membership, click on the given link and follow the instructions. http://library.jgu.edu.in/content/membership
Lending collection, circulation and staff operated services, Monday to Saturday- 0900 to 2200, Sundays & University Holidays – 0900 to 1730, Reference & Research Collection and Central Reading Room, Monday to Saturday- 0900 to 2400. Sunday – 0900 to 1730 (Open 0900 to 0200, am during examinations on all days) Global Reading Hall 24 hours, all days.
The Library remains Open during vacations also, from 0900 to 1730 Monday to Friday; and remains Closed on National Holidays.

In the event of loss or theft of the Library Card, the Members should immediately inform the User Services Desk at the Library for disabling the lost card. A duplicate card can be issued from JGU IT after approval from Library.

Members should report the loss of library books borrowed by them immediately on discovery of such loss. Members will have an option to replace the book or pay the price of the book.
• In case of replacement of books, only the latest edition of the same imprint will be accepted. Indian/cheaper reprint of foreign publication will not be accepted as replacement.
• If a member chooses to pay the price of the book, the current publisher catalogue price shall be charged.
• If the lost book is a volume or part of a multi volume set of which individual volumes cannot be purchased separately, such member shall have to pay the cost of whole set. In such cases, the member will be allowed to claim the remaining parts or volumes of the set.
• For the above cases you have to pay overdue fines if you have on your account.
For students, staff, faculty, research fellow, staff and faculty member's family borrowing privilege are Borrowing Privileges

No, you can not renew the library materials online. For renew the materials you can contact to the service desk.

Use self-check-in /check-out Kiosk in library. Carry your valid library card, Follow the instructions on the kiosk OR contact library helpdesk.

Simply visit to the book shelve as per call no. of the book. In case of any difficulty in locating the book, kindly contact the service desk staff.

Patron can place the online request for the new items through Koha. Library may procure the same and once the request items procured by the library, user may receive a system generated acknowledgement about the same.

You will receive system generated mail once, on your registered mail-id. The Library also send the reminders of overdue books from time to time to its user.

If a particular book required by a member has already been lent to another member, such member may request the same to be kept on-hold on return by the previous member. A member can have maximum 5 on-hold requests at any time.

Library Card are not transferable, and must be used by the person to whom these are issued. Only you can use your library card to check out library materials. If the items are not returned. You are responsible for the items checked out on your card. Exceptions to the rule are with long term disability or illness. You may give permission to someone else to check out materials on your behalf.

All faculty members can borrow the book on inter library loan. If the Library does not have any copy of an item required by a patron, and it is not possible to procure a new copy for permanent collection, a patron can make a request to library to obtain the same on interlibrary loan, if available in some other library.

All the library materials are on Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) using any internet enabled computer, user can search and see the availability from anywhere. URL: http://koha.jgu.edu.in/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl

Most of the books subscribed by Global Library can be accessed through Remote Access details given on the library website. However, every e-book has a different access based on the type of subscription. For details please check the User Guides on library website.

Most books can be kept out for a month. Other material, like DVDs and Reserves, need to be returned sooner. For detailed information on loan periods and fines, see: Rule & Regulation

By depositing JGU ID card, registered library user can borrow the Kindle device and headphone for reference purpose only.

Yes, library users can see the borrowed items due date and can also place the online request for new books using their Koha credentials shared by the library.

Online hold request can be initiated through Koha Login ID
• If a particular book required by a member has already been lent to another member, such member may request the same to be kept on-hold on return by the previous member. Books having a pending on-hold request shall not be renewed to the previous borrower.
• A member can have maximum 5 on-hold requests at any time.
• On return of the on-hold requested books by the previous borrower, such books shall be kept on-hold for a period of 7 days, after which the books will be shelved in the regular shelf.
• No member shall be allowed to have more than 5 books reserved at any time.

References, Journals (Bound Volume and Currant issues), Institution repositories.

Generally, it is advice that, kindly don’t bring the checkout book and personal book to the library but there is no restriction on this. You can bring both checkout book as well as personal book but at the time of exit, kindly get it checked at the library entry gate.

Library issue the Moot Card only for international Moot. The Patron should have Moot Court Passport form, that may contain all information Ex. Name of the international moot court competition, expiry date, name of all the participants and this passport form, duly signed by the faculty coordinator.

Moot court card holder have a limit of 10 books (No short loan and reference books will be issued on this card). Liabilities of the books and fine will be on Moot team leader.

Only JGU students, faculty, and staff may place the request for recall of library items. To recall a book, it must be checked out in the system. Library authorities will recall such items and inform the user about the availability of the same.

There is self-check-in or check-out system. You can come to the library and return your item. If you are not able to come, then someone can return the item on your behalf.

You will receive a text message or email on the registered numbers and email address. You may write back to confirm at glus@jgu.edu.in

Yes, library have their own website. URL: http://library.jgu.edu.in. All the information and resources are listed there for user convenient.

Reprography Services
Yes, it is a self-service photocopy and printing facility is available 24X7, for the students and staff operated by the Library in the University.
Students will purchase a prepaid account from library by paying minimum rupees 300/- or multiply thereof which can be topped up as and when required. We issued a user ID and password for printing on specific machine when they open a pre-paid account.
Students will be issued a user ID and password for printing on specific machine when they open a pre-paid account. Follow the below step for printing:
• Go to the printing room and use the library desktop for printout.
• Open your document.
• Put your ID and Password.
• Collect your document.
Please keep your printing password/PIN secured to prevent misuse by others.
You have to visit library help desk with your ID card. Library staff will reset your password with your concern.
Yes, you can. You have to install the printing driver on your laptop. Either visit library help desk or brows Printing drivers page for drivers: Printer Drivers
To know the balance, you have to contact the library service desk with your valid ID Card.
We strongly recommend students to split their printing account on two or more machines to avoid the difficulty arisen out of rush and sudden breakdown of a machine. In exceptional cases, students can take the staff operated services availed at rupee 1 per black & white print and Rs 10 per colour print.
Yes, we follow Copyright Compliance Policy at the time of photocopy and printing of the copyrighted materials. For more details, you can check the JGU Copyright Compliance Policy on the given link. JGU Copyright Compliance Policy
Post Covid Changes
During Pandemic the library timing is: Monday – Saturday (9:00 am – 6:oo pm)
Yes, Students can issue the text book for this full semester with the requisite fees 100/.
JGU Digital Archives
JGU Digital Archives can be accessed from anywhere using a web enabled device from URL: http://dspace.jgu.edu.in:8080/jspui/. It does not require any login or password. However, depending on the nature of document and authorization, you may be able to view/download only some of them.
You can request the submitter for a copy of the document by clicking on “request a copy” button given on item record. However, please note that items with third party copyright may not be provided to you. Some documents such as faculty publications can also be downloaded from the link provided in the record.
Previous years question papers can be accessed from the link: http://dspace.jgu.edu.in:8080/jspui/handle/10739/1444. This collection is managed by JGU Examination Office. Any queries relating to availability of previous years question papers should be sent to the JGU Examination Office.
Only authorized persons can submit their documents in a particular "Collection". For submission authorization, you must be a registered user first. After registering yourself with a JGU email ID, please send a request to JGU Digital Archives administrator dspace@jgu.edu.in , mentioning name of the Collection to which you would like to submit. One can also request the Administrator to create a new collection.
All faculty, scholars and staff of JGU are required to submit a digital copy of their publications on JGU Digital Archives, as per the HR Policy. This is required to keep track of all reserach output of the University, helps in better visibility of your publications, and required before you can apply for Publication Rewards. Research Scholars/Students should send a digital copy of their publication to publications@jgu.edu.in with a request to submit it on JGU Digital Archives.
All faculty and staff can request to be authorised to submit to collections: JGU Research Publications & JGU Publications:Popular articles. For submitting your publications on JGU Digital Archives you must register yourself as new user and request the administrator for submission authorisation. Registration and submission guidelines are available here: http://hdl.handle.net/10739/2592
This is because you have not been authorised to submit by the JGU Digital Archives administrator. After registration as a new user, kindly send an e-mail to dspace@jgu.edu.in requesting authorization
Each submission undergoes an approval process, and must be approved by the Collection Administrator, after making requisite corrections. Once your submission has been approved you will receive an auto-mail with link to your item, and your submissions will show up in the collection. In exceptional cases, your submission might be rejected, in such cases you will receive an email with comments from Collection administrator. You can re-submit the document after making requisite corrections.
Full text of Copyrighted material submitted on JGU Digital Archives can only be seen by authorised persons from JGU community, or can be accessed through the source links provided in the document record. Only documents in public domain, or under open access license are available for full text display/download by public at large freely. Most publishers also allow pre-print versions to be uploaded on Institutional Repository. Metadata of all submiited documents however are available for search and display, without any restrictions.
Once you have submitted your publication, any updating, correction or withdrawal can be performed by the concerned collecion administrator. Such requests should be addressed to publications@jgu.edu.in with copy to dspace@jgu.edu.in
Some of the advantages of uploading your publications in JGU Digital Archives are:
  • Increases citation for author’s

  • Persistent URL’s

  • 24-hours access through any web-enabled device

  • Increase the visibility, reputation and prestige

  • All published work in one location

  • Facilities gathering data such as publications for Assessments

  • Show your institute’s output

  • Help to identify trends

  • Gain access to a wide variety of materials.