Vivekananda 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