Information Services is working as the center of information for Riphah community. The department aims to provide most dynamic learning and research environment to the users. Information Services fulfills the information needs of the faculty and students, by providing traditional library services as well as streamlines access to a wide range of e-resources. The objective of Information Services Department is to focus on acquiring right information, processing it and to disseminate that information at the right time to the appropriate users to fulfill their academic needs. We advance the creation, sharing, and preservation of knowledge Information Services is providing excellent services and facilities to fulfill the information needs of its users.
The library has a sufficient collection of books, journals and magazines both in print and digital format. The libraries are managed by qualified and experienced information professionals dedicated to provide high quality innovative services. The culture of trust, tolerance, sharing and self-servicing makes it make them unique libraries in the world of academia. Our mission is to excel in supporting the academic and scholarly endeavor of our users, in their core instructional and research requirements through utilizing the best possible resources, systems and services.
The Information Services Department aims to encourage and support the academic and research activities of Riphah faculty, staff and students. It provides a full range of services that include borrowing of books, online information searching, reference services, inter-library loan, online delivery of documents, photocopying, audiovisual materials, access to virtual collections & digital resources, CD-ROM & online searching etc. Information Services Department comprises 10 libraries and 1 LRCs. The department is working since 1996 under the title of “Department of Libraries and Learning Resource Centers”. Library users were served on the basis of traditional librarianship. Although, the collection was partially automated but the access was localized. In 2010, it was restructured as “Information Services Department” to enhance its scope and services.
The department educates the users by conducting semester wise information literacy classes on regular basis to strengthen the skills of students in the field of research. In order to enhance their learning capacity, information advisors emphasize on searching and study skills as well.
Information Services Department is ISO certified by Lloyd’s Register LRQA.
- Main Campus Library (Zulfiqar Library), I-14, Islamabad
- Al-Mizan Campus Library, Old Supreme Court Building, Sadar, Rawalpindi
- City Campus Library, G-7/4, Islamabad
- City Campus II Library, Islamabad
- WISH Campus Library, H-8/2, Islamabad
- Railway Hospital Library, Rawalpindi
- Lahore Campus Library, Lahore
- Lahore City Campus Library, Lahore
- Lahore Raiwind Campus Library, Lahore
- RAK Dental College library, Ras Al Khiema, UAE
Learning Resource Centre(s):
- LRC at Female Hostel, 1-14, Islamabad