Important notice for new session (AY 20-21)

The SIFT (Symbiosis Institute of Foreign Trade) library which was inaugurated in 1992 is today recognized as the SIIB (Symbiosis Institute of International Business) Knowledge Resource Centre and is considered an integral part of all academic activities.

The library is located on the 1st floor of the SIIB campus at Hinjewadi in Pune. Over the years the library has managed to built-up a wonderful collection of more than 16500 books relevant to each subject which is being taught at the institute. With a subscription to over 100 well-known Periodicals (Journals/ Magazines) the library has become a one stop destination for any reference material as well as management books.

All the functions of SIIB Library are being done through computerized process and KOHA Library software is being used to manage all administrative functions of the Library. The member of the library has access to more than 40,000 E-Journals, more than 7 E-Databases and more than 100000 E-Books through SIU Library portal.

Library has memberships of some well-known organizations like, MCCIA, AIMS, APICS, SHRM and NHRD etc.

Monday to Saturday - 8.30 am to 8.30 pm.

Sunday - 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Issue & Return timings - Monday to Saturday: 9.00 am to 5.30 pm

Sunday: No Issue & Return

On Govt. Holidays and festivals Library remain closed on prior notice.

Membership rules, collection details, Library services, Library committee – all these information is given in Library Manual.

Click Here to read more detail

Different E – Resources are available at SIIB through SIU Library Gateway Portal and some are available through SIIB Library. All the students will get registered under SIU Library Gateway Portal in their 1 st Semester by the SIIB Library to provide access to all the online resources. Once get registered students will get their credentials from SIU Library.

Name of E-Resource


Available through



SIU Library Gateway Portal



SIU Library Gateway Portal


Frost & Sullivan

SIU Library Gateway Portal



SIU Library Gateway Portal



SIU Library Gateway Portal


Science Direct

SIU Library Gateway Portal


Web of Science

SIU Library Gateway Portal



SIU Library Gateway Portal



SIU Library Gateway Portal


CMIE ProwessIQ

SIIB Library



SIIB Library



SIIB Library

For connecting SIU Library Gateway Portal CLICK HERE

Each and every student of SIIB will get registered in National Digital Library (NDL) after his/ her admission confirmed. After registration under NDL Portal, student will get his/ her credentials from NDL Support team. The National Digital Library (NDL India) is an all-digital library that stores information (metadata) about different types of digital contents including books, articles, videos, audios, thesis and other educational materials relevant for users from varying educational levels and capabilities. It provides a single-window search facility to access digital contents currently existing in India as well as other digital sources under a single umbrella.

For login to NDL Portal CLICK HERE

Through this link you can access the collection of SIIB Library with SIU’s other Libraries.

You can get information about availability of your required Book, Journal, Magazine, CD ect. It will show the location of that particular Book that which institute belongs to. If SIIB has your required book, then you will get the shelf no. where that book is available. You can search the books of only SIIB Library by customising your search.

For login into KOHA Web OPAC Link CLICK HERE

Purchase Suggestion

If you want to suggest a Book or Journal or CD to purchase in the Library, you may CLICK HERE

Your Feedback

For your Feedback CLICK HERE

  1. How do I borrow books? How many can I borrow at a time? 
    You have to come to the Library and have to search a book by your own, there is open access facility is available in the Library. If you have any problem in searching the required book, Library support team is available at the circulation counter for your help. For borrowing book or Journal/Magazine you should submit your Library card at the circulation counter. You can get three books and a Journal/ Magazine at a time against Library cards.

  2. Can I renew books online? How many times can I renew books?
    To renew books or Journal you have visit library personally with the book or Journal. Online system is available for re-issuing procedure but it is not yet in use due to some technical issues. You can renew the books for the three times if there is no reservation request is put by anybody else.

  3. How much are fines for books returned late?
    Rs. 5.00 per day will be charged for the late returned books / Journals after the due date which is being provided on the pink due date slip of each book.

  4. How do I request books that are on loan?
    You may use ‘Reservation’ option for the required book which is issued through web opac link of KOHA.

  5. How can I find a required Book or Journal?
    You can check the availability of the required boo / journal through KOHA web opac link.

  6. The library doesn’t have a book I need. How can I get it?
    You may suggest a Book or Journal after due approval from you HOD teacher. You can send an email to your HOD of your required books’ details like Title, Author, Publisher etc. If approved, your HOD will send us that title for purchase in the Library.

  7. When I borrow and return books ?
    Timing of Library’s Circulation counter is 9.00 am to 5.30 pm on Monday to Saturday. During this timing you may borrow and return the books. On Sundays there will be no Issue / Return procedure.

  8. How do I find a book/journal article for my Projects or Assignments?

    Different Online databases are available in the SIIB through SIU Library portal and also through SIIB Library. You may search your required article or research paper with the help of these e-resources. If any problem is there you contact Librarian for easy access to these resources.

  9.  How do I use the DVD collection?
    CDs / DVDs are available in the Library, but not for home lending purpose. You may take the required CD and make a copy of the same in the Library only. And after copying the CD you have to return it before leaving.

  10. What online resources are available?
    List of Online resources are available in LibraryManual. Link is also provided to access these different Online Databases.

  11. The Library is full. Where else can I study?
    As a student of SIIB, you are eligible to use reading hall facility of any of the Symbiosis Institute’s Library. In Hinjawadi campus, you may avail the facility of Reading Room of SCIT and SCM HRD Library.

  12. Does the library have WiFi?
    Yes, wireless access is available in the Library. For information on connecting to the WiFi connection contact IT Resource Centre’s Support team member.

  13. Can I take a photocopy of the book/ Journal of library?
    Yes. You may take a required book on your ID Card, and take Photo copy of the same from the basement Xerox Centre. You may take a photo copy of the part of the Reference Books which are not allowed to take outside of the Library.

  14. Is there computer is available in the Library?
    Yes there is a computer available in the Library for Students.

Mrs. Sarika Agale

Library In-Charge

Educational Qualification –, B.Lib.&I.Sc., M.Lib.&I.Sc., UGC – NET
DOJ : 10.03.2006 : 7447752797
Phone : 020 – 22944417
Email id :

Mr. Shekhar Gajmal

Library Assistant

Educational Qualification – HSC, Librarianship Course (Govt. of Maharashtra)
DOJ : 04.10.1993 : 7447752797
Phone : 020 – 22944416
Email id :

Mr. Anant More

Library Assistant

Educational Qualification –B.A., B.Lib&I.Sc.
DOJ : 02.05.1993 : 7447752797
Phone : 020 – 22944416
Email id :

Mr. Sunil Joshi

Sr. Office Attendant

Educational Qualification –B.Com., MBA appearing
DOJ : 12.09.1994 : 7447752797
Phone : 020 – 22944416
Email id :

Mr. Ramesh Bolade

Sr. Office Attendant

Educational Qualification –SSC
DOJ : 06.06.1994 : 7447752797
Phone : 020 – 22944416
Email id :