Symbiosis Law School Library is conveniently located in the Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA campus.
To support the dynamically evolving curriculum of Symbiosis Law Programme, along with traditional print resources including vast collection of books, journals, periodicals and magazines, the library is equipped with the best and the most updated electronic sources and technologies. It houses a peaceful reading hall, research section for Mooter's Society, Online database search and research, issues and references sections, Book Bank and a compilation room.
The traditional print collections include teaching materials for undergraduate in law. Research collections reflect the interests of the School: Criminal Law and Justice, Public Law, Corporate Laws, Public/Private International Law, Intellectual Property Law, Environmental Law, Marine and Shipping Law, Family Law and Justice, Medico-Legal Studies, Alternate Dispute Resolution, and Civil Legal Process.
It supports and benefits learners from privilege of Text book Gifts: one for each course in every semester for the lifetime; Book Bank: one text book for each course for the semester; Home Lending: two books for 07 days; Reference: any number with in campus on library card; Study Material: Study material prepared by course in charge/s. It also houses special reference section of archive books so made available online by Online Library of Liberty. (To know more about the Traditional Resources of Information available at SLS NOIDA, click The Tab ‘Traditional Resources of Information’ available on the panel to the right side)
Additionally, it provides technology based learning resource with access to reading material in various forms such as Legal databases including SCC Online, Manupatra, WestLaw India, HeinOnline, JSTOR, ProQuest, Kluwer Database (Kluwer Arbitration, Kluwer Patent, and Kluwer Competition), Ebrary, CLA Online, LexisNexis, Emerald Management e-Journals and EBSCO, Litigation Documents, Moot Court Memorials, Course Books, Research Papers, and National & International Journals. (To know more about the Modern Resources of Information available at SLS NOIDA, click The Tab ‘Modern Resources of Information’ available on the panel to the right side)
Law Library staff is on hand to offer specialist research assistance, including one-to-one and workshop training in information searching and mediated literature researches.
SLS, NOIDA’s Library has a catalogue system, called ‘KOHA-WEBOPAC’. You can access SLS NOIDA’s KOHA WEBOPAC Online Public Access Catalogue using http://symbiosis-koha.informindia.co.in [The catalogue can be accessed from on and off campus computer with internet access]
KOHA User Guide: ‘SLS NOIDA - KOHA Users Guide’, is an in House Publication of the Learning Resources Team, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA for the use of Learners of Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA exclusively.
This Guide will help you understand how you can perform either a simple or advanced search, how to interpret the results pages, how to create your own item lists, and how to access your personal account and other required information. (To access the SLS NOIDA – KOHA Users Guide, click the Tab ‘KOHA Users Guide’ available on the panel to the right side.)
SLS NOIDA has institutional association as ‘Members’ with Libraries of International repute, which include British Library and the American Library since 2011.
Institutional membership entitles us with 10 library cards of the British Library and 05 library cards of the American Library. Learners, who are interested in visiting either of these libraries, may contact the Library In-Charge. Cards would be issued on first come-first serve basis.
Important information about these Libraries is as follows:
A. Developing Library Network (DELNET): Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA is a ‘Member’ of Developing Library Network (DELNET) since 2011. The DELNET allows its member to search the Books, Articles, Videos, CD-ROMs, On-line Dictionaries and Encyclopedias from database of about 1185 libraries worldwide. Library users can use these databases.
Learning Resources Team, Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA has prepared a ‘DELNET User Guide’, which is attached herewith for your perusal and easy access. Learner, after carrying out search using the Guide, can also place an ILL request for books or a request for photocopies of articles, if you are subscribing for ILL Online. The Library will arrange the same at the earliest.
B. British Council Library, Delhi: British Council Library and Information Services is your gateway to a world of opportunity. As a member of the British Council Library, one gains access to books, workshops, events and activities designed specially to meet your needs and interests. In addition to the wide range of books at the British Council libraries, members can also access more than 85,000 e-books and 14,000 e-journals online.
Library is centrally located at Connaught Place, a showpiece of Lutyens' Delhi, in an iconic building designed by Charles Correa. It is a state of art library with easy to use technology that will enable you to check out and return books, CDs and DVDs with ease.
Location: British Council Division, British High Commission, 17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
Working Hours: Monday to Saturday 10.00am - 06.00pm (To know about Holidays, please visit http://www.britishcouncil.in/programmes/libraries/our-libraries/new-delhi-library)
Important Security Notice: Please carry a valid photo-ID proof with you whenever you visit the British Library.
C. American Centre Library: The Library includes more than 15,000 books. In addition to collections in the social sciences, business, management, and American Literature, the Library provides information on the United States, its democratic institutions, history, and politics. Their dedicated staff provides a wide range of resources and services, offering accurate and up-to-date information on American governmental and non-governmental institutions, policies, the economy, global issues, institutions, society, culture, literature, history and contemporary life.
Location: The American Library, American Center, 24 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110001 (One block from Barakhamba metro station.)
Working Hours: Monday to Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m. (The library is closed on Indian and American holidays.)
Important Security Notice: All visitors are requested to conform to security regulations and produce a valid photo Identification (ID) at the entrance. Acceptable photo IDs are: passport, driver's license, voter ID card, Aadhaar card, Permanent Account Number (PAN Card), government/ employer issued ID, or college/university issued ID. The American Center will only accept original IDs and not photocopies.
Saturday: 09.00am to 06.00pm
Sunday: 10:00am to 05:00pm
During Examination Period:
Monday to Friday: 08.00am to 08.00pm
Saturday: 09.00am to 06.00pm
Sunday: 10:00am to 05:00pm
Festivals/Holiday: 09.00am to 05.00pm
Monday to Saturday: 09:00am – 05:00pm
Festivals/Holidays/Sundays – Closed
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