Frequently Asked Questions

Back issues (2 months) of newspapers are kept on Newspaper and Journal Section located at Block-A, Level-6 (opposite to EWU Library)

Any journal that is available over the Internet can be called an 'electronic journal' or 'e-journal'. Some e-journals are freely available; others have charging mechanisms of different types. Established publishers issue some; others are produced from an individual academic's office. For established journal titles, the numbers with electronic versions are growing rapidly. Most of the large journal publishers, particularly in the science and business area already produce electronic versions and there are now several thousand e-journal titles in existence. Some electronic journals can be accessed from some limited PC of EWU. Access may depend on the payment of an institutional subscription.

If a user lost a book he/she has to replace that item. If he/she failed to replace then he/she has to pay full replacement charge of the item. 

Anybody can search EWU Library online catalogue through its user-friendly pull down option that is in EWU Library home page. These options are linked to its location. Just click any of the databases to search. Follow the DDC number from concerned item in search result and find out from the respective shelf number.

 

A user can contact with library personnel physically, through phone or email. He/She also can contact using zoho chat available in library website (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm) and website feedback page. 

If a student has any valid cause to delay for returning materials, he has to proof the evidence i.e. medical certificate for any serious illness etc. In that case a student has to apply to the Librarian.

No Library materials may renew on the same day of deposit but may be issue day after that after producing it personally to library circulation desk.

For a student, his/her membership is valid up to the last date of the concern semester 

There is a notice board for outside the main entrance of EWU Library. You may post their message for a short time. You should not attempt to post messages anywhere else in the library. 

The library collection consists of following library materials:

 
Types
    Quantity (as on July 2016)
Books
  27,000+
Copies
E-Resources Database (Subscribed and Registered)
  40+
Databases
Print Journals /  Periodicals/ Magazines
  143
Titles
Reports/ Thesis
  1100+
Titles
CD / DVD ROMs
  2000+
Copies
Online Journals
  44,000+
Titles
National Newspapers
  18
Titles
MPHRGD collection
  935+
Copies
e-books
  90,000+
Titles
Digital library collection
  2000+
Titles
Institutional Repository collection
  1300+
Titles
Other EWU Publications
  600+
Copies

 

How can I access to E-Resources of EWU Library?

All of the subscribed e-resources of EWU Library are accessible from University premises without any username or password. Only HINARI, AGORA and OARE database require username and password to login in these databases. You are required to come in EWU Library and contact Library personnel to get access to these three databases. Most of the subscribed databases are also accessible from outside the EWU campus through MyAthens Service. To get this remote access service, you need to register yourself through MyAthens Registration link (Library membership required).

How many books and other library materials  can I borrow at a time?

Types of Patron
Maximum Number of Loan
 
Length of Loan / Duration
Books
CD/DVD
Adjunct  Faculty Members
5 books for each course
2
1 semester
Adjunct Faculty of Pharmacy
5 books for each course
 
2
1 semester
 
Faculty Members
5 books for each course
2
1 semester
Faculty of Pharmacy
 5 books for each course
2
1 semester
Graduate Student
2
1
7 Days
Graduate Student of Pharmacy
2
1
7 Days
Staff Member
2
1
7 Days
Teaching Assistant
2
1
One for semester & another for 7 days
Undergraduate Student
2
1
7 Days
Undergraduate Student of Pharmacy
2
1
7 Days

 

You need to registrar yourself through this link. After submitting the filled up form, you will be redirected to Information Literacy Registration Form which is mandatory for activating your membership. Here you need to upload your photo. Then you are required to present your tuition fees money receipt of current semester at Library Circulation Desk of EWU Library.