Library Services
UPRTOU library services can be summarized as :-
  • Reading Room and Reference: Reading room is well equipped with 40 users seating capacity in big hall. The study area also contains reference sources. Staffs are available for help and providing needed information.
  • Periodicals: The learned periodicals are displayed along with shelving of back issues on the Display cum-Storage Racks. Faculty members and research scholars are allowed to use this collection.
  • Stacks: Besides books being used in Library, the books are also being lent to faculty members and registered member users.
  • Information Services: The library has started application of ICT to provide state of the art facilities to its users. The users are provided e-library facility, where user can do internet surfing and online database searching.
  • Circulation services: The library has started circulation service to students and research scholars. This is only Open University library providing such kind of service in India.
  • Lending of books.
  • Internet facilities for On-line access to journals and others electronic information.
  • Database searches though UGC-Infonet and DELNET.
  • CD writer and printer facilities for downloaded data.
  • E-Library for users and staff.
  • Current awareness services.
E-Library rules :-
E- Library is to be used for academic purposes only.
Online Chatting in the E-Library is not allowed.
Users are not allowed to carry eatables and drinks in the E-Library area.
Readers must carry their Library ID card while using the E-Library. They must show their ID card on demand.
Readers are not to share their net access ID and Password with other students.
Changing the settings and display of the Computers kept in the E-Library/Reading Hall are not allowed.
Playing games on computers is strictly prohibited in the entire Library premises.
Students should take care of their Pen drives, CD/DVD ROMs, Cell Phones, and Wallets etc.
Browsing of Dating, Networking of friendship and prone website is strictly prohibited. Strict disciplinary action will be taken against the defaulters.
Opening Hours : Library opens from 10:00 Am to 5: Pm on all working days.
Reading Facility
Registered student having I card/ enrolment number are allowed to use the Library. Members should always carry their ID cards while using the Library.
Readers are not allowed to bring their personal books or any printed material inside the Library
The belongings like bags, umbrellas, etc. are to be kept at the Property Counter.
Readers are advised not to leave their precious and valuable items like money, passport, credit card etc. at the Property Counter.
Readers should not write in, mark and scratches and disfigure to damage books or furniture of the Library.
The library remains open on all the working days except Saturdays, Sundays and University notified holidays.
All Library services are provided from 10.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m
Members are free to browse through the books. Books taken out of the shelves must be put on a table. Replacing the books on shelves is not encouraged as it may be misplaced.
Smoking, eating, sleeping and talking loudly are strictly prohibited in the Library
No Library material can be taken out of the library without permission.
Newspapers and magazines must be read only in the Library on specific tables and should not be taken to any other reading areas.