Vivekananda Library

Central Library
The University Library System comprises a central library named as Vivekananda Library and a host of satellite libraries – Management Library, Law library, Engineering Library, Maths Library, Hotel Management Library, and Departmental Libraries in the Departments of Sociology and History.

The Vivekananda Library is so strategically located that it is just five minutes walk from the departments and the hostels. It is housed in a magnificent three storied building with 84000 sq. ft. area and a seating capacity of 800. One of its Reading Halls with seating capacity of about 250 keeps open round the clock throughout the year.

The Hall is air-conditioned. All the functions of the library check-out check-in, catalogue, serials system, and acquisition system are automated.

Information Kiosks are in place for accessing the online catalogue and other databases of the library.
The Internet lab of the Library has been designed elegantly – it is air-conditioned, and has a bandwidth connectivity of 1 Gbps, 60 latest PCs, beautiful furniture, etc.

Its one-to-one videoconferencing facility is wrapped around state-of- the-art equipment and technology. The Library has a rich collection of knowledge resources – over 2,50,000 volumes of books and 50,000 bound volumes of journals, and subscribes to 540 Indian and foreign journals in print form. Online access is provided to 5300 e-Journals through UGC Info net facility, over 200 e-Open Access Journals, SCOPUS- an Elsevier owned database of abstracts from about 18,000 science and social journals, e-Emeralds Plus- a full text database of management journals published by Emerald Group, and Manupatra- a full text law database.