Book Recommendation Form

Collection development is a collaborative effort of the library and institute communities especially faculty members. Therefore, all faculty members are considered an integral part of the collection development team. The empanelled vendors of Central Library, IIT Delhi are regularly visits to departments/schools/centres, showing the latest published books; and to seek recommendation of books. Hence, faculty members are encouraged to refer online catalogues, publisher catalogues, publisher sites, book reviews, announcements to get updates on latest published books and contact the vendors to recommend the books are research and teaching interests.

Faculty
Faculty members can recommend the books by filling Faculty Book Recommendation Form with details about book including title, author, publisher, ISBN, publisher price etc. and name of empanelled vendor who have agreed to supply the book. The book(s) requisitioned by the faculty members for purchase should be routed through the respective HoD/HoCs always with approval. Then, CDD immediately check the duplication, if the library already owns a copy of the recommended book, faculty will be informed with details of the same. If doesn’t find, then it will be processed further for the procurement as per policy. The faculty will be informed once after book has been received, processed and is available for checkout.
Student
The active students including research scholars, undergraduate, and graduate students of IIT Delhi can also recommend the books by Student Book Recommendation Form with details about book including title, author, publisher, ISBN, publisher price etc. and empanelled vendor Name of Vendor (if possible). The book(s) requisitioned by the students must be approved by the concerned faculty (usually supervisor) and forwarded through ACL representative of concerned Department/Centre/School with approval. Then, CDD will take the further procurement process as per collection development policy.