Services Offered in Library & Documentation

Library Services

CPPRI Library and Documentation Centre is using egranthalaya for cataloguing of its holding and documentation activities. The Centre renders all types of library and information services to its users. The details of library services are as under:

  • Issue and Return
  • Reference/ Referral Service
  • Reprographic Service
  • Article alert service
Library Team
  • Shri. Alok Kumar Goel, Scientist E-II and Head Library
  • Smt.Sarita Sharma, Library Officer – B
Working Hours

CPPRI Library and Documentation opens Five days in a week i.e. Monday to Friday

Timings:9.00 am to 5.30PM

Library will remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Gazetted Holidays.

Library Rules

The CPPRI Library and Documentation Centre is primarily meant for the Scientists, Technical staff, Administrative staff and M.Sc.(Cellouse and Paper Technology)& Ph.D Student of the of the institute.


Borrowing facilities is given to the users against the Non-Transferable Identity Card issued by the Institute to the member. Borrowing is permitted only through the Circulation Counter. The timing for the issue and return of books are 30 minutes after and before the opening and closing time of the Library and Documentation Centre.

Category Entitlement of Books Loan Period
Scientist 10 One Month
Technical/Administration 5 One Month
SRF/JRF 2 One Month
Students (M.Sc) 02 07
Students(Ph.D) 04 15 days

Current Journals/Magazines are strictly for reference purposes in the Library, and will not be issued .If there is an urgent need, then the back issues of one magazine at one time can be issued for over-night.

In case a Magazine is lost from the student, cost of the Magazine shall be payable along-with a fine of Rs. 50/-.

Reference Books:

Reference books for reference purpose and shall be used in the Library premises only.


Photocopies of articles and news, published in journals/magazines, newspapers, reference documents, etc., will be available on payment @1 Rs. per page. The photocopy charges are to be deposited with the photocopy machine operator.

Overdue Charges:

Books must be returned at the Circulation Counter on or before the due date. Failure to return the book(s) in time shall charged a fine @Rs. 2/- per day per book.


Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) is a web based search interface for the LRC collection. Regardless of physical visit to the library, with the help of Web OPAC users can know the status of the library collection at their desktops. It brings library online.

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