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External Membership: Frequently Asked Questions



Frequently Asked Questions

We offer membership with and without borrowing privileges, click here to know more about types of membership available.

If you are looking for borrowing privileges, click here to know the procedure. To access library for a brief period drop an email or click the tab “eligibility” to know more about membership and access.

If you are a research scholar/faculty, you need bring researcher ID, letter of the University from either the regulation or the guide. Fill the form by downloading here send all documents to you will receive a confirmation email.

You can get IIMB Library membership by submitting a copy of Alumni card of IIMB along with local Address Proof and download Alumni Application Form from Here .

Yes. You can. Please visit the IIMB Library site and read the eligibility and requisitions.

Please visit the IIMB Library site and read the eligibility and requisitions, for further information drop an email to

Borrowing loan period will be for 15 days, after that you can renew the book in our Online Catalogue by using the credentials provided, or you can drop an email to For late renewal or late return, Rs.1/- per day.

As per policy, the member can access electronic content only inside the library, after they get the Library Membership. This access restricted to the one-hour session which includes e-journal articles for limited printing. The accessibility of the Library E-resources is only for Alumni, Research Students and faculty.

You can become an external Reference membership upon submitting an introduction letter from any one of the IIMB Community.

IIMB Library has the following five types of external memberships.
a) Library Reference membership
b) Individual Membership
c) Alumni Membership
d) Educational Institutional Membership
e) Corporate (Profit Org) Membership
Please drop a mail to / or visit library site.

Membership is not extensible to undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students.

i. Working Hours: Monday to Sunday 10 am to 5.30 pm (For short-term Membership)
ii. Monday to Sunday 10 am to 8 pm (Deposit borrowers)
Closed holidays: (3 National Holidays) Republic day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti
Note: Please Visit the library on weekdays to get Memberships.