Knowledge Resource Center (Library)
CU Library is one of the central support services of Chandigarh University. The objective of the CU Library is to provide information services in all aspects, full text digital and printed resources to support the scholarly and informational needs of the user community. It serves the academic needs students and research scholars faculty members, technical and administrative staff of our university. The CU Library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CDs, online databases, books, e-journals, standards, reports, etc. The collection of the CU library includes reference books pertaining to various disciplines of Engineering, Management and Applied sciences back files of Newspaper, Previous year's question-papers and syllabus. Library subscribes National & International journals. The library acquires approximately all leading newspapers.
- More than 80,000 books
- E-journal databases - 12
- Print journals - 433
- English and Hindi Newspapers – Title. 20, Vol.371
- Membership of DELNET New Delhi.
- Membership of British Library, Chandigarh.
|2||Journals||21701 (Print – 433, Online - 21268)|
|Monday to Friday||:||9:00 AM to 10:00 PM|
|Saturday / Sunday / Holiday||:||9:30 AM to 4:30 PM|
All students, faculty members and employees of the University are eligible for the membership of the Library. The numbers of books that can be borrowed by the members are as follows:
|S.No.||Category of Members||No. of Books issued||Loan Period|
|1||Faculty members/Officers||8/*5||Whole Session|
|2||Institute Member||6||30 Days|
|3||M.Phil/Ph.D Students||4||30 Days|
|6||Special Member||2||14 Days|
|7||Other Employees||2||14 Days|
*5 Books for Whole Session
The Central library strictly follows the management principle i.e. the spirit of hive. Therefore we are available from 9 AM to 4 PM without any break for the issue and return of the books. Library follows the ticket system for the circulation of books.
Monday to Saturday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Inter Library Loan
Chandigarh University library offers Inter Library Loan service to its users for Books, which are not available in the University library collection by processing them from others libraries. At present the collection of British Library Chandigarh can be accessed for the same. Document procurement service is also available from DELNET and from other document delivery service agencies, if the user is willing to bear the expenses involved.
Document Delivery Service
Document procurement service is also available from DELNET and from other document delivery service agencies, if the user is willing to bear the expenses involved.
The CU library maintains a separate collection consisting of Encyclopedia, Dictionaries; Reference books are marked "R" or “Reference”. It also contains books for competitive exams.
The CU library offers photocopying service to its members and visitors. Only single copy of journal articles and book chapter is provided for study purpose. The service is free to all staff members for official documents by just filling the Photocopy Form and duly signed by Their HOD. The photocopying unit is available at Reprography Section and its timings are: Monday to Friday: 9 AM – 1.30 PM and 2.00 PM - 4.00 PM.
CD/DVD Delivery Service
The CD/DVD recieved are available in the reference Section & the faculty can avail this service from 9AM to 4 PM on all working days. At present library has more than 1400 CD/DVDs. CD/DVDs collection available in library can be accessed on the circulation section. The collection is continously being updated.
Internet Service through Digital Library
Providing latest information to its users is the primary responsibility of any modern library. To fulfill this responsibility the CU Library has made arrangement to provide Internet search access to its users. Library has connectivity with internet lab and providing Wi-Fi campus to its users.
|S.No.||Category of Members||No. of Staff|
|2||SR. ASSTT LIBRARIAN||4|
- General Rules for All
- Library Rules for Faculty & Staff
- Library Rules for Students