Dr. M. S. Pathania
It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you to Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC) Chandigarh University. The Chandigarh University (CU) is the only excellent university in a wide surrounding area and is an internationally renowned Centre of research and teaching. The University Library would like to support you in your studies and in making good use of your knowledge; we will help you to locate, select and acquire the information you need from KRC.
The library is committed to empowering the university to achieve its mission of offering accessible quality training, research and innovation in order to produce leaders in the fields of law, management, hotel management, agriculture, engineering, technology, enterprise development, health sciences, social sciences and other applied sciences. The library’s vision is to create an information system based on state of the art technology to promote scholarship. In order to deliver quality services that consistently meet and endevour to exceed the expectations of our users we strive to uphold the core values of the university which focuses on quality, teamwork, accountability, professionalism, integrity, patriotism, dynamism, innovation and transparency.
The library boasts of a print book stock of approximately more than 120, 000 volumes with 15765 unique titles spread across all the libraries located in different academic blocks of university campus whose bibliographic details can be accessed by staff and students in all the campus via online public access catalogue (OPAC). To cater for divers information seeking behaviors of our library users while putting into cognizant the ever growing student and staff numbers and different learning mode e.g. e-Learning, the library has subscribed to about 28,294 electronic journals and over 8.6 Lakhs electronic books which are available to our users through the internet and are accessible for use at one’s own convenience. To create awareness of the resources available to enable users make full use of them, the library organizes Orientation Programme for library users which is usually beefed up by conducting continuous user education. In addition, the Library does aggressive marketing using various strategies which include social media; organizing sensitization and training programmes which are user tailored; conducts workshops, among others. Bonafide the library users are encouraged to register as library members so as to get full access to these wealth of resources.
The University Library continually works to further the development of its services and has a global presence. We aim to provide you with the best possible service. We look forward to your visit.