Information Retrieval

Library Website

The library website provides a comprehensive gateway to a wide range of library materials, both online and in print. It is a primary source for information about library collections, services and facilities. User self-sufficiency and ease of access are promoted by designing a single, coherent, remotely accessible service.

Library Portal

The Library Portal provides access to library catalogue and campus-wide access to its full-text resources. It also provides secure access to user accounts & activities, patrons can view their library account and circulation activities through the Library Portal. They can also renew or reserve the borrowed items. A Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) service keeps users updated with new additions to the library collection. With SDI, patrons can save searches automatically at a set frequency.

Virtual Private Network - VPN

Library provides remote access (off-the-campus) to its full-text online resources through VPN. LUMS graduate, postgraduate students and faculty can access these resource while they are out of campus by providing their LUMS network credentials.


Wireless connectivity to internet is available at both floors of the library. Patrons can use their laptops/notebooks with build-in wireless adaptor to avail this server.

CD Server

A CD-ROM server having 14 core databases mounted in is also available within LUMS campus and can be access at Library CD Server