Institutional Membership

Institute of Technology Library is member of following Institutes/ Organisation/ Networks:

General Guidelines for use by Nirma Faculty and Researchers

  • ALRC card will be issued for a period of 35 days.
  • Kindly get no dues certificate from the library and produce it at the time of returning the Borrower’s Card.

Rules and regulations of ALRC, Mumbai

  • American library reading room and reference collection can be accessed by up to five authorized employees of the institution at any given time.
  • Being a member institution of American Library entitles us to access the library CD – ROM databases, on-line search services, and Document delivery services.
  • Institute of Management being an institutional member, of American Library Resource centre has a privilege of having a total of five (5) borrowers’ cards against which a total twenty (20) books may be borrowed for a period of three weeks (one month in the cases of outstation members).
  • Reference materials and periodicals are not circulated outside the library.
  • Ability to borrow five (5) videocassettes at one time for a week and a free copy of the following the American library publications: Books Alert, which is a listing of recent additions to the collections of all the American libraries in India.
  • Article and web alert, which is a digest of current articles on different aspects of American society and global issues; up to five article reprints mailed free of charge on request; SPAN; the union list of serials available in the American libraries in India on selected subjects; and complete catalogue of outer video holdings.

Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) was established in 1948 with its headquarter at Delhi. It is affiliated to the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).It has more than 20 chapters in various parts of the country, each chapter having a few hundred chapter members. IGS – Ahmedabad Chapter is one of such chapters working under IGS National Body, New Delhi.

Membership Benefits

  • Enhancement of knowledge by participation in the chapter’s activities. This is the long term, permanent and invaluable benefit which helps maintain self-esteem of an individual.
  • Participation in activities/functions organized by the chapter at concessional registration fees.
  • Opportunities to meet with professional engineers, scientists, academicians and executives from industries on one platform for exchange of views and to market ideas and products.
  • Free copy of IGS-Ahmedabad Chapter’s News Bulletin. The bulletin will describe Chapter’s activity, highlight achievements and awards of members provide diary of events of various chapters and National body and will reproduce Abstracts of Papers Published in Indian Geo-technical Journal.
  • Advertisement of products and services at concessional rates in Chapter’s News Bulletins.

The main purpose of ISET is:

  • To promote research, development and awareness work in the field of Earthquake Technology.
  • To provide necessary forum for scientists and engineers of various specialization to come together and exchange ideas on the problems of Earthquake Technology
  • To disseminate knowledge in the field of Earthquake Technology dealing with scientific and engineering aspects
  • To honour pioneering & meritorious contributions in the field of Earthquake Technology.

It publishes ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology and a quarterly News Letter. It has also published a number of books that further its aims and objectives. In particular, the Society has published a Catalogue of Earthquakes in India and its Neighborhood and a Manual of Earthquake Resistant Non-Engineered Construction.

The Institution of Engineers (India) is the largest multi-disciplinary engineering professional society established with a view to promote and advance the science, practice and business of engineering. The exhaustive publication scheme of the Institution has been designed in several disciplines and in new areas with an aim to promote a viable technological environment. The Journal is now published in 15 parts, one for each Division (Aerospace, Agricultural, Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Electronics and Telecom, Environmental, Marine, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Mining, Production and Textile). In addition to these divisional parts and the Hindi Section of the Journal, there are Technicians’ Journal and Students’ Newsletter. The Institution also publishes two multi-coloured publications, namely, ‘IEI News’ and ‘Technorama’ as a monthly and a tri-annual publication, respectively.

We receive all parts of journal and other publications per year giving the latest knowledge as applicable to 15 Engineering Disciplines.

Institute of Technology Library has taken up an Institutional Membership of British Library, Ahmedabad. The British Library is one of the prestigious public Libraries of Ahmedabad situated at A-503 506 5th Floor Amrapali Lake View Tower Lake, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015. The Library opens from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm (Monday closed).

An institutional member will get 10 Library Identity Cards on which we can borrow 20 books and 20 backdated periodicals at a time for 15 days. Member can also borrow videos for overnight. Moreover member can avail Inter Library Loan facility (amongst all British Libraries in India) and also participate in various programmes like video shows, lectures, talks organized by them. Students and Faculties can refer and use British Library for their Academic Purpose. For that they have to issue British library Card at the circulation counter, IT Library.

Student can use the online resources available at the