IPSA Library’s mission is to enhance the knowledge of the library users through collecting, storing, managing and sharing the information of various resources to them.

IPSA Library have more than 4,300 books and 2,700 resources which include Bound volumes of periodicals, Thesis, BMC works, BOD materials, Design studio works, ESS materials, HOA materials, IS codes, Maps, Charts, Posters, Articles, Research papers, Working drawings, CD’s etc.

Library subscribed more than 50 National & International periodicals. IPSA Library has a unique collection of over 3,000 drawings relating to research carried out by students and faculty over more than 18 years. A user friendly library software which is created by INFLIBNET Centre (under U.G.C.) has been adopted at the library. This well recognized software facilitates automated transaction of the books, Speedy access locations & availability information of the books of the library.

Thus V.V.P. Sanchalit Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture Library is a trio of experienced & qualified staff, rich collection of information resources and infrastructure that provides modern features.

LIBRARY TIMINGS

Monday
10.00 AM To 02.00 PM
(Issue : 10.15 AM To 01.45 PM)

Tuesday To Saturday
08.15 AM To 06.30 PM
(Issue : 08.30 AM To 06.15 PM)

MEMBERSHIP

Besides IPSA members, library has extended its services to professionals, practitioners and the students of other institutes.

External Membership (Only for reading and reference) fees.

Sr. No. Particulars Per Day Rs. Per Week Rs. Per Month Rs.
01 Students from other institutes / IPSA  Alumni 30/- 120/- 300/-
02 Full time faculty of other institutes 60/- 240/- 600/-
03 Professionals 100/- 400/- 1000/-

Note : Above membership does not include photocopy charges, Scanning, Photography and Photocopy of a particular reference requires prior permission of the librarian.

External Membership (For borrowing) fees

Sr. No. Particulars Deposit
Refundable Rs.
Annual Charges /
1 Book (Rs.)
Annual Charges 2 /
Books (Rs.)
01 Students from other institutes / IPSA  Alumni 4000/- 1000/- 2000/-
02 Full time faculty of other institutes 4000/- 1500/- 3000/-
03 Professionals 4000/- 3000/- 6000/-

LIBRARY FACILITIES & SERVICES

Printing & scanning facility for IPSA members.

Photocopy facility available in the library (Subject to copyright restrictions)

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) for Books, Thesis, Charts, Maps, Students work, CDs, Articles from periodicals etc.

Peaceful and comfortable reading facility of 60 seats with full of natural light and air.

Time saving computerized transaction service.

Virtual library have latest information & communication facilities like Web access, FTP, E-resources, Charles correa archives, INFLIBNET : N-List E-resouces, Data conversion, CD/DVD’s, P.C. Nodes & Server, National Digital Library.

Reprography & Data conversion services : Facilities of A4 Scanner, A3 All in one machine, A3 Scanner with P.C. Node, Photocopy, Printing & CD/DVD Writing.

IPSA Library has institutional membership of the CEPT Library. IPSA members can avail facilities of this library.

Inter library loan and Inter library reference services.

Files for newspaper cuttings.

Current awareness services to library members through e-mail.

Display of course reference collection.

Display of publications of faculty members (Institutional Repository).

Display of new arrivals.

Database of article index of selected periodicals.

IPSA Library has separate reference section having various non book materials.

Video corner facility having two separate P.C. Nodes with headphones to refer audio-visual contents.

IPSA Library have separate archive section in which RSP Drawings, Reports and Photo plates etc. are preserved with barcoded in specialized furniture.

Library have subscribed two regional and three national newspapers.