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Our professional team of staff offers wide range of services to all students, staff and visitors at Riphah International University.

Borrowing Policy:

  • All faculty members, students and staff are eligible users.
  • Alumni of university are eligible to apply for reader’s card at the ISD circulation counter. Alumni may also apply for borrower’s card by paying an annual fee of Rs 1000/- plus a deposit of Rs. 5000/- refundable upon termination of borrowing rights.
  • Borrowing privilege may differ depending on the membership category. The borrowing privileges are as under:
Membership Category
  • Staff
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Corporate Members
  • Research Associates
  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate/Post graduate students
  • Faculty (Assistant prof./lecturer)
  • Associate Prof.
  • Professor
  • Deans/HODs
  • 14 days
  • 14 days
  • 14 days
  • 14 days
  • 14 days
  • 14 days
  • 1 month
  • 1 month
  • 3 month
  • 3 month

Check out

  1. Patrons can borrow library material from circulation counter by using their student card/employee card according to the policy.
  2. Borrowed books can be reissued to the Patrons according to the policy
  3. Books can be issued to patrons irrespective of their registered campus.

Check in

  1. Patrons can return material on circulation counter before or on the due date.
  2. Patron of one campus can return book to the other campus.

Renewal of Books

  • Library material can be reissued to Patrons.
  • Users will be unable to renew the library materials if their borrowing privileges have expired or another user has placed a hold on the items.

OPAC Features:

Patrons can search material from anywhere

  • Login account: Patrons can create their own account on the OPAC website
  • Circulation History: Patron can check the circulation history
  • Fine: Patrons can see their fine detail from the site
  • Hold the material: If patron’s required book is issued to other member then patron can hold the book which will prevent the book to be reissued to the same patron.
  • Purchase Suggestion: Patron can suggest books for purchase through this system.
  • Students Alert: Alert messages are sent to patrons for overdue items or on arrival of new items.

Book Bank Service:

  • Wide range of books is available in book bank and a patron can borrow the books for a complete semester

Short Term Borrow Material:

  • Newspapers and journals/magazines can be borrowed from circulation counter for short term for sake of photocopy.
  • Theses and project reports can be obtained from the circulation counter to read it with in the premises of ISD.

Resource Sharing:

  • Resources from all of the campuses are pooled to make union catalog. Our patrons can issue and return material from any of the campus; then campus head will make arrangements to transfer the material to the parent campus.

E- Resources

  • Users should either visit the library physically or send request through email (especially of other campuses) or just place a phone call or by QMS.
  • The concerned staff will search the e- book or requested material and reply accordingly.


  • In the end of term, students get clearance signed from the circulation counter
  • Faculty and staff members are also required to get clearance signed from the circulation