Research Support Services

Literature Searching

The library does its best to facilitate its patrons in searching for relevant literature in order to support their academic and research endeavors.

Information Literacy Programs

The library provides instructional programs to maximize its patrons’ use of library resources and services. These include orientation programmes, hands-on trainings, in-class sessions, and workshops and seminars on various instructional and research tools like Turnitin, Endnote, SPSS, and also on the use of various electronic databases.

Plagiarism Detection Management Services

The library facilitates UHS faculty’s access to online plagiarism detection and management softwares, such as Turnitin.

The library facilitates researchers, faculty and students of the university in managing their citations/bibliographies. For this purpose, we are exploiting commercial as well as free-of- cost citation management tools. These tools include End Note, Ref Works, Mendeley and Zotero. The library also provides hands-on training in effectively utilize these resources.

Document Delivery Service

The library has special arrangement with international document supply centers. If a journal article is not available within library holdings or online databases, the library can get it delivered electronically. The electronic document delivery service is restricted to research projects only. If you could not find your required electronic resource, you can write to us at: ([email protected]). We shall try to find your required document and respond within 24 hours.

On Line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

We are also pleased to share that an integrated library management system has been deployed in the library. Technical processing and data entry of library resources is underway. A web OPAC will be launched soon after the completion of data entry. This is also one among the pre-requisites for offering automated circulation services

Table Of Contents And Provision Of Articles & Electronic Books

The library regularly sends table of contents of subscribed resources to faculty of the university. Full text articles, in print or electronic format, are also provided on request. Form to subscribe table of contents service is available at (Provide link E-resource Request Form) or at library helpdesk. Send your requests related to full text articles at [email protected]. Users can also request for electronic books through E-resource Request Form (Provide link)

Reprographic Services

In order to facilitate library users, UHS library also provides paid printing, photocopying and scanning facilities on following rates:-

Photocopy @ Rs. 2/- per page

Printing (Black & White) @ Rs. 3/- per page