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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

 

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What are the library's collection?

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What are the sectors does the library's collection cover?

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How are the library holdings arranged?

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What are the services library offer?

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Who are the membership criteria?

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What are the membership fees?

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How can one obtain membership?

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What are the library's working hours?

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What are the library's current holdings?
The library holds more than 10,000 titles including books, conference proceedings, CDs, Videocassettes, and other digital resources. It subscribes to 70 periodicals. The collection comprises directories, statistics, industry databases, reference and electronic resources.

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What disciplines does the library's collection cover?
Industry, Trade and Investment, Business and Economy, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Foreign Trade, WTO, Agriculture, Automobiles, Biotechnology, Capital Goods, Defence, Drugs and Pharma, Entertainment, FMCG, Food Processing, Healthcare, Housing, Insurance, SMEs, Steel, Cement, Construction, Energy, Petroleum, TQM, Sports, Telecom, Textile, Tourism, and related areas.

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How are the library's holdings arranged?
Books on the shelves are arranged according to the DDC (Dewey Decimal Classification) scheme. Journals and files are arranged in alphabetical order.

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What services does the library offer?

The library offers Reference and referral service, Document delivery, Inter-Library Loan, Bibliographic Service, Computerized literature searches, Current Awareness Service, Database search. For more information, please visit Staff Area.

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Who is eligible for membership?

CII staff and direct members are by default library members. Membership is open for others from research institutions, NGOs, government and corporate bodies, to students, research scholars, and faculty of educational institutions, consultants, and policy-makers.

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What are the membership categories?

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Corporate/Institutional Members: Companies/Organizations/Institutions not affiliated to CII.

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Individual Members: Students, Faculty, and Research Scholars affiliated to academic/educational institutions.

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What are the membership fees?

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Corporate/Institutional Members                :               Rs.7500

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Students/Faculty/Research Scholars          :               Rs.2500

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What are the library's working hours?

Library timings are: Monday to Friday: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. The library is closed on all holidays that CII observes.

 


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