How do I get a library card?
How do I borrow books?
What should I do if I lose my library card?
How many books can I borrow?
For how long may I keep a book?
Can I renew my books?
How do I renew my books?
How can I know about the due date?
Can someone else check out books for me?
How can I find out what I have checked out?
How can I get a book that someone
else has checked out?
What happens when someone wants a book I have?
Is it necessary to show ID card while returning
Can someone else return my books for me?
What happens if I return a book late?
What happens if I lose a book?
What happens if I damage a book?
I like to use highlighters or pencils for notation.
Is this "damage"?
How much fine do I have to pay on an overdue item?
How do I pay fines?
What happens if I don’t pay my fines?
What is Mobile Chamo?
How Do I access Mobile Chamo?
SIBA ID card is your library card. You can borrow the library materials through presenting your SIBA ID card.
Once you are registered, you may check out library books while presenting your valid SIBA ID card at circulation desk.
If your card is lost or stolen, be sure to let us know immediately, Click here to email (embed email: email@example.com). You will be held responsible for any items checked out on your card if you do not inform us that it is missing. Also report this to the Admission Office and get a duplicate card.
It varies for each category. See Borrowing Privileges http://library.iba-suk.edu.pk/Circulation.aspx
It also varies. See Circulation Services http://library.iba-suk.edu.pk/Circulation.aspx to know about borrowing periods. All books are subject to recall, which may shorten loan periods.
Yes, you can renew a book for a further loan period, if someone has not reserved the same. You can renew the book(s) online as well.
To keep a book for another borrowing period, visit the library circulation desk along with the book to be renewed. The staff on duty will re-issue the book to you if another user has not reserved it. Overdue books will not be renewed. To get the books renewed remotely, See Online Renewal.
On each checked out material, you will find a due date stamp on its date slip. If you renew the book online, you can see the due date on a checked out tab available at your libraryportal account.
No. No one can check out books on someone else’s behalf.
You can know about your library activity and about your library account through libraryportal. Or you can come to the library and ask circulation staff about the item(s) checked out by you.
Books already checked-out by some other user can be reserved. You can get them reserved online through libraryportal. See Online Renewal for details. You can also place a request for a checked-out item by visiting the library.
If a hold has been placed on one of your books, you can not renew it. Please return it by the due date. The library may recall any material issued to you. You must return the book by the shortened due date in order to avoid fines.
No, you can return the library materials without showing the ID card.
A fine begins accruing as soon as the book is overdue. If you do not return a RECALLED book by the date requested, your borrowing privileges can be suspended.
Report it immediately in black and white at the circulation desk so that your overdue fine can be stopped. Then you will be charged two times the current price of the book.
In case you damage library material, the policy for “Book Lost” will be implemented.
Yes, it is. We understand the temptation to mark books in order to aid your studying or research, but keep in mind what might help you will most certainly make it more difficult for someone else to use the book. Besides, it's simply bad for the books. You will most definitely be fined a replacement charge for any books which have been damaged by underlining or highlighting.
Rs. 10/- per book per day.
All library fines are deposited in the Bank at Sukkur IBA campus through a designated bank challan issued by library circulation department. You will receive the fine notice through emails. Take this notice to the library circulation desk and get the challan issued. You have to submit this receipt to the circulation desk for fine clearance.
Your library account will be terminated if the fine exceeds Rs. 5000/-
Mobile Chamo is the library application which provides a specialized facility to the patrons to access the library online catalog using their smart phones. Now the library portal is accessible through all mobile devices. Find books, journals, view the details of your library account like total checked out items, accumulated fine for the overdue items, check out dates, and due dates.
Simply set your mobile device browser to http://libraryportal.iba-suk.edu.pk/mobile