Central library is the soul of the academics at Uttaranchal University. Its carpet area is 1500 sqm. It is designed to meet the information needs of the users with an aim of providing “Anytime, Anywhere Access” to information, the Central Library supports university in building an excellence in academics and research by establishing a knowledge hub.
The library holds a hybrid collection of printed as well electronic resources which include books, journals, databases, audio-visuals, CDs/DVDs, e-books, e-journals, reports, case studies, conference proceedings, training manuals, etc. on Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Humanities, Management and Legal studies,Pharmacy etc.
The libraries are well automated with integrated software and has utilized Information Technology extensively to ensure that resources are accessible from anywhere at anytime. Services such as Web OPAC for checking online availability and reserving online, remote access to e-resources and databases make the library user friendly.
Besides conventional reading material the library subscribes to 1500 + e-Journals of International societies and publishers of International repute viz. IEEE, ASME, ASCE, Science Direct, Springer, Emerald, EBSCO etc.
The Library has Multimedia section to access NPTEL video lectures on various subjects and topics. It provides a conducive environment for intellectual enquiry by providing user-focused services to obtain and evaluate scholarly information and knowledge. Central library is in proper coordination with the departmental libraries for effective library services to the Faculty members, Research scholars and students etc.