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A) Plan Your Visit

a) Opening Hours :

9.30 Hrs.  to 20.00 Hrs.           Monday to Friday
9.30 Hrs.  to 18.00 Hrs.                      Saturdays

b) Admission : i) Individual   ii)  Institutional

  • Individual
  1. All the regular employees of the institute
  2. All the enrolled regular students of the institute
  3. Participants of Short Term training courses organized by the institute during the period of the course
  4. Retired Faculty members of the institute, those who are staying in Mumbai, suburbs and Navi Mumbai *
  5. All the academicians and students have privilege to refer the library sources and services (Please bring reference letter from the authority)
  • Institutional
  1. NGOs with request letter for the membership fee of Rs.1000/- per annum*
  2. All the academic institutions located in local area (for availing Inter Library Loan) *

c) Closed Holidays & Restricted Holidays: Closed Holidays for the year 2013

d) IT facilities : Networked computers, Subscribed databases, Library Catalogues, Digitized volumes, Electrical & Wifi connections to personal Laptop, User education/Guide

B) About the Library

a) Senior Management Team of IIPS Library

The following senior management team takes the lead in all aspects of library services and operations :

Mr. D. D. Mestri                    
Mr. K. Praveen Kumar          
Mr. D.N.Vidhate                 

b) Supporting the Library

Introduction :           

To support the academic activities of the vast geographical area, for highly specialized subject 'Population Studies', the library of institute is always remained at forefront since the establishment of the institute.

IIPS library has been amassing extraordinary collection for last few centuries.  Today it is one of the world's most important library in the field of 'Population Studies'.

c) Library Publications :

The library publish following title
IIPS Library Acquisition List
Since Vol. 1, 1968 To Vol.25, 2009
Periodicity : Semi Annual

C) Catalogues

a) IIPS OPAC Access :- Internet  |  LAN  |  WiFi
b) Other Catalogues : Sister institute library catalogues
TISS, IGIDR & IIT
(Please provide link with following websites and rename it with the particular organization on the page)

TISS, Mumbai : http://library.tiss.ernet.in/
IGIDR, Mumbai : http://www.igidr.ac.in/lib/library.php
IIT, Mumbai : http://www.library.iitb.ac.in/
Information and Library Network(INFLIBNET) : http://vidwan.inflibnet.ac.in

D) Services

a) Imaging Services:
We provide image reproduction on Scanning/Photocopying and Document Delivery Service on request.

b) Inter Library Loan:
We facilitate this service to local academic institutions.

c) User Orientation Service:
To maximize the utilization of library information sources as well as services we provide library orientation service to each regular, part-time and short term training course participants.All the academic courses of the Institute start with library user orientation program.

d) CAS/SDI:
This service is provided to all the interested book lovers with using personal/official e-mail platform.

e) Indexing:
More than 60 core journals on population study have been selected for content indexing and added in OPAC for effective and pinpointed retrieval of demographic information.  The above service has been extended to edited books and grey literature.

E) Collection

a) Library Items
The library procures large number of documents in various forms on population studies and allied areas.  The table shows state-of-art collection in figures. (as on October, 2013)

Books

82547

Bound Volumes

15395

Reprints

16674

Journals

325

Articles Indexed

24716

Seminar Papers

1600

CD-Roms

225

b) Classification :
The IIPS library followed Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme with minor customization taking a privilege of broken order concept.

c) Cataloguing :
The library follows AACR-II principles for Cataloguing

d) Current Periodicals:
Web OPAC help
List of journals(2013-14)
Acquisition list

e) Periodical Holdings:
Bound periodical holdings

F) Digital Library :Digitization of census of India 1872-1941

a) Special Collection :
Census of India publications have special importance in the process of research and teaching of population studies.  Looking the importance of the above publications, to extend the life of the volumes and to enhance the retrieval system of demographic data with retrospective effect we digitized in PDF format the following volumes

Census of India Published during 1881 – 1941, 2001 - 2011

b) Seminar Papers prepared by the students have digitized and provided
Seminar Papers during the year 1999-2004

c) Demography India (Research Journal of IASP)
Vol.   1   Year 1972   -     Vol.30       Year   2001
+ All the volumes are available in digital form in the library

d) Online Databases: 

1 JSTOR www.jstor.org
2 SCOPUS                    
www.scopus.com
3 Science Direct            
www.sciencedirect.com (Social Science)
4 Statistical Database    
www.indiastat.com
5 Subject specialized database     www.popline.org
6 Economic and Political Weekly www.epw.in
7 Sage Online Journals www.online.sagepub.com
8 Wiley Online Journals     www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com
9 Taylor & Francis www.informaworld.com
10 Springer Online Journals www.link.springer.com

G) Mr. D.D. Mestri
     Library & Information Officer
     International Institute for Population Sciences,
     Govandi Station Road,
     Deonar, Mumbai - 400 088
     Tel: 022 42372435
     e-mail: lio@iips.net

 
 
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The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), formerly known as Demographic Training and Research Centre, was established at Mumbai in July 1956 to serve as the regional centre for training and research in Population Studies for the countries of Asia and Pacific region.
 
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