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Welcome to IPS Academy Library System. Having Six libraries in its fold, the IPSA Knowledge hub is accomplishing its task of reaching to the wider academic community. The library has OnLine Public Access Catalogue(OPAC). Eight access points are available for the Library user within the library. User also uses educational CDs in library premises. The Library regularly conducts innovative Information Literacy Programs (ILP) for the benefit of students, researchers and Faculty members and also making efforts in developing tutorials to make the community proficient in the use of WWW. We endeavor to further improve all our efforts to facilitate right information to the right user at the right time. It is situated in the midst of the academic complex of the IPSA and is the hub of all the academic activities of the IPSA and provides comprehensive access to books, journals, reports, e-journal/online databases, e-books, electronic theses and dissertations.


  • To procure, organize and disseminate information in different formats.
  • To support and promote the use of rich and diverse collection among the users.
  • To preserve and house the collection for posterity.
  • To enhance and support the academic environment by providing seamless access to information resources.

Our Motto

  • Serve right Information to the right user at the right time
  • User Satisfaction in terms of Information need
  • Service with a Smile.

Nodal Center IIT Bombay Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has confirmed the establishment of the Institute of Engineering & Science, IPS Academy, Indore as NODAL CENTRE IN MP REGION SPOKEN TUTORIAL PROJECTS funded by MHRD, Govt. of India from 13th June 2012.

Library Collection Books: More than 1,00,000 in all libraries Journals & magazines: 155 Newspaper: 46 Bound Periodiacals:1906 CDs: 1955

Other Important Links

Library Rules

Membership Forms



Circulation Service

The Circulation Section remains open between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays.

Reference Service

Reference services are provided to the users from 8.00 A. M. to 6.00 P. M. Users can refer printed documents and non printed materials like CD ROM databases and Video Cassettes in the library during the specified period. The users also can avail the facilities like Database searching and printing.

Xerox Service

Xeroxing facilities is available in the library at the following timing and rates:

Timings: 10:00 AM to 6.00 PM (on all working days).
The service is given at the subsidized rate of 50 paise per page.

Access to Full-text Online Journals

The library subscribes all subject online journals. The journals are accessed by our readers with the unique Login ID and Password. The readers can also access the same remotely. Some Journals are based on IP so reader can access it in the campus without id and password.

Access to Back Issues of Journals

The library has around 1589 back issues of journals of selected journals. Which they can access.

Current Contents (Monthly)

The library brings out Current Contents (Monthly), a compilation of content pages of some selected journals. Two copies are compiled and kept for reference in the library and teachers’ staff room.

Article Repository Service ( under construction)

The library has created database where in the staff articles (bibliographic and full text) are indexed.

Research Reference Library

The Library and Information Centre invites teachers pursuing doctoral degrees to access our library with no fees. The membership is valid for six months.

Inter library Borrowing Facility

The library allows the teachers and the students of other colleges for reference only. They can refer our library by submitting a written request from the Principal or Librarian of their college. There are many colleges who are referring our library regularly.

Book Bank Service

Book Bank Services are provided to Under Graduate Students and Post graduate student in Physics and Biotechnology department.

News Paper Clipping Service (need-based service)

Online News Paper clipping Service is provided from Library.



The library has Cyber Space to provide free access to internet for students.

CD-ROMS and Classic DVDs

The library has a separate section comprising around 2800 CDs and DVDs which support the students and teachers.

DELNET Membership

The library has an Institutional membership of DELNET, Delhi. The students and teachers can borrow books from the library.

Requisition Form

The library procures the books which are duly recommended by teachers and students through Requisition Form.

Journals and Online Resources: The Library subscribes 108 Journals and different online resources like DELNET, N-List and other online journals also.

Library Orientation Program

Library organize Orientation program for the student and Faculty on regular basis.

Digital Library


6000+ e-journals and 97000+ ebooks


SCIENCE DIRECT : https://www.sciencedirect.com/

J-GATE : https://jgateplus.com/search/login/ (For User ID and Password- Contact your Librarian)

KNIMBUS : https://ipsa.new.knimbus.com (For User ID and Password- Contact your Librarian)

N-LIST : http://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in/ (For User ID and Password- Contact your Librarian)


LITERARY ENDEAVOURwww.literaryendeavour.org



NPTEL (Audio Video Lecture)

Audio and Video lecture are available on following subjects:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Basic courses (Sem 1 and 2)
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Environmental Science
  • General
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy and Material Science
  • Mining Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Physics
  • Textile Engineering


Who are authorized to use IPSA Library?

All students, faculty members and staff (working) of the Institute are authorized to use the Library. Visiting faculties also have the privilege to use the Library. However, for availing the borrowing facilities, users need to enroll themselves as Library members on fulfilling the requisite procedures.

Can a bound volume of journal be issued to a member?

Yes, bound volumes of journals can be issued to the faculty members and research scholars for overnight from the Text Book Section. Fine for late return of journals will, however, be charged as applicable for the text books.

Can a current (unbound) issue of journals be issued to a Library member?

No, current (unbound) issue of journals are not issued to any category of library user.

Can I bring my personal books or other reading materials to the Library?

No. Users are not allowed to bring their personal books or other reading materials to the Library. They can, however, bring their personal materials to the segregated portion of the Library Reading Room.

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