Welcome to Kinnaird Library Information Center. This is a multi-disciplinary learning space serving the faculty, students, researchers and staff of the university. The KCW aspires to be one of the finest repositories of knowledge and play innovative research in the region.
The space supplements Kinnaird college vision of innovation, creativity and making it a center of excellence for the education of women in South Asia. Our vision is “Promoting and facilitating the culture of critical inquiry, research, collaboration that serves the development of new ideas and promotes self-directed lifelong learning”.
Borrowing and renewal
We extend borrowing services to the KC community members (faculty, students and staff) as per borrowing privileges, rules and policies. Materials can be borrowed and returned at the circulation desk located at first floor. It is important to keep in mind that any material borrowed from the library is subject to recall. The renewals or re-issuance of materials can be done twice.
Our team is available to provide proactive reference services during 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Call ext 230 for further assistance.
Online Literature searching for assignments and research topic
Library Staff helps KC community members through one-on-one training or workshops and facilitates them in conducting a literature search on a particular subject or topic and may facilitate in
Responding to queries related to the accessibility and delivery.
Information literacy and library orientation sessions
KC library team organize orientation sessions at the beginning of each semester to provide in depth knowledge about library and its services. Furthermore, information literacy workshops are also organized for the students to facilitate them to strengthen their literature searching skills. The information literacy workshops are held in small groups or in the form of in-class sessions. Contact EXT: 230 or send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Call or email to request the following:
Photocopy and wifi :
KC community may request for the photocopying of library books and important documents etc. through this service. A nominal fee is charged.
In-Person individual Information Finding Instruction – Walk-in at Research Help Desk during working hours to get help for finding information on the topic of your research.
Information Resources & Collection
ONLINE DATABASES Journals & articles
Jstor is an archival database providing full text contents of more than 2300 scholarly journals dating back to 1800 covering Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Language, Law, Religion, Philosophy, Anthropology, History, Geography, Biological Sciences, Political Science & Education
ProQuest Thesis & Dissertations
Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997
ASTM International Standard
The ASTM Standards & Engineering Digital Library is a vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information. It covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science and solar engineering.
Ebrary offers a wide variety of multidisciplinary content. It acquires large number of titles from leading academic publishers. It will be able to access Freedom Subject Collection from Ebrary.
Taylor & Francis Journals
Taylor & Francis has grown rapidly over the last two decades to become a leading international academic publisher. More than 1000 journal titles in a full range of disciplines.
Wiley Online Library
Since the Blackwell-Synergy merger with Wiley-Interscience, all the journals available to HEC consortium are now available through Wiley-Inter science. Online database containing over 1,234 journals in science, technology, medicine, humanities and social sciences.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) started in 1792 and has a long history as a leading international publisher with a singular focus and strength in medicine, nursing and health. It provides professional information resources for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians and students. It publishes over 275 journals, newsletters and loose-leaf products, including many of the industry’s most respected titles. It is the publishing partner to more than 60 pre-eminent medical societies and offers high quality content and expert capabilities in editorial innovation.
Rights and responsibilities
KCW is a learning community. To help maintain a clean, safe, and comfortable atmosphere, everyone has certain rights and responsibilities.
As a registered member of the University you can expect:
Your comments and suggestions about library services to be responded to promptly.
As a patron you are expected:
While in the Library we ask everyone to treat Library staff and other Library users with courtesy and to respect the privacy of others. Please maintain silence in designated areas for silent study. On entering the library, set mobile phones to silent mode. Please refrain from eating and drinking,
We hope you find the Library to be a gateway to information as well as a comfortable place to research. If you have questions about user rights and responsibilities, please contact the library administration.
Library forms Download
Membership form for students
Membership form for Teachers
Literacy session request form
Kinnaird College Library
Kinnaird College for Women, 93-A Jail Road
Telephone No: +92 (42) 99203781-84 Ext:230
Frequently Asked questions
How do I get a library membership card?
Please immediately report to email@example.com and also Circulation Desk to get a duplicate card. You will be held responsible for any items checked out on your card if you do not inform us that it is missing.
To borrow books take them with your library card and college ID card to the circulation counters the first floor. Our staff would facilitate the lending process.
You can issue general books as per following.
If someone has not reserved or requested the book(s) you have borrowed, you can renew once by asking staff at first floor circulation counter. Books returned after due date will not be renewed for a week.
No, you can return the library materials without showing the ID card.
Yes, books can be returned by anyone.
A fine @Rs. 10 per day will be charged, your borrowing privileges may be suspended till you clear out the dues.
Report it immediately at the circulation counter or email at firstname.lastname@example.org so that your overdue fine can be stopped. Then you will be charged three times the current price of the book.
You will be charged recorded cost of the resource/material plus 10% administrative cost and the standard overdue fine up to the date.
Yes, it is. This damages the books besides causing inconvenience to the next user.
@ Rs. 20/- per book per day, on Course Reserve, Rs. 50/- per day.
Fine can be paid at the library offices during 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Your borrowing privileges will be suspended till the dues are not cleared. In case the fine amount is accumulated to more than Rs. 500, you may be put on semester hold.