CU Wah Library offers borrowing services to its users. All information material except reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesis, reports, final year projects can be borrowed as per defined limit and time. State of the art circulation counter is located in the justify of the library which is easily accessible from all sides of the library. Circulation staff is there to help out the library users for checking-out and returning the library material.
The Circulation counter also offers reservation services to library users. Any issued book in the catalogue can be reserved by any user. Reservation can be made through circulation counter or through library site after login the users account. The user will be notified when the book is available / returned.
Inter Library Loan
CU Wah Library has professional trade relations with some important local / national libraries. If required material is not available in the library, the material can be provided through ILL (inter library loan) service. The Library also has the full access on the library material of other COMSATS campuses libraries on ILL basis.
Electronic Document Delivery Services
This service enables CU library users to have access to one of the most comprehensive collections of serials, reports and conference proceedings in the world- including 1,00000 serials titles in many languages. If the required full text article is not available HEC database then the document will be accessed through HEC from British Library London.
Journal Content Services
Serial section of library offered contents of latest journal received by the library. These proactive services provide the latest information to the concerned faculty and cause to update them with latest advancement in their respective fields.
Library offer newspapers clippings with latest full text articles, published in national newspaper in Urdu and English languages. The purpose of this service is to provide the awareness about the latest news and information about more than 20 broad areas.
The library proudly presents “Reference Services" includes the professional advice and assistance provided by the library staff, from material in the library's collections or elsewhere, to assist individuals using the library or making enquiries by mail, telephone or on-line to meet their information needs. It also include the range of information products, such as guides, directories and databases, and the equipment and facilities that are provided to enable research to be carried out to meet information needs. Dedicated library staff provides efficient and reliable reference services to its patrons. The users can make quarries and get assistance regarding library resource and services.
Pro-active and Current Awareness services
The library provides pro-active information, news flash e-mail messages, Current Awareness Services to its users with the aim that right information at right time.
Dedicated staff at help desk provides the services to library users about the library resources particularly for searching books, journals, periodical, thesis, projects, company reports, newspaper, CDs etc. The library users may contact the help desk located at entrance of the library, for any query in their minds. The queries can be raised in person, through mail, phone or through social networking sites.
Information Literacy / Orientation Sessions
To facilitate the users about the use and availability of library resources and services, the library professional arrange the Information Literacy Programs and Orientation Sessions in the beginning of semester and during the semester on special request of faculty and students. A special session for faculty members is also organized during the summer break, every year.
Scanning / Printing
Scanning and printing facility of books is also available in the library. Good quality scanners and laser printers are available in the library for and printing services. Initially this service is provided to faculty and researchers only.
The photocopy machine is available in the library for copy of required reference material which is not issuable. The library users can get their required material as per “copy right rules”.
The library provides the Wi-Fi facility to the users in the premises of the library. The authorized users can get this facility to access the digital and electronic resources from their personal laptops.
To provide the discussion venues for the students, information commons developed near the library hall. This information commons, provide the opportunity to students to discuss and share their knowledge with class fellows and junior / senior students.
Computer Terminals / Work Stations
Library has latest computers in the electronic section for library users. This facility is available on first come first serve basis and no reservation request will be entertained in this regard. Library do not guarantee about safety of data while using these computers. Users are advised to save data on their login domain as documents saved on the workstations are subject to deletion without any notice.