Location and Facilities

BDU library consists of the Stack room, Journal section, air-conditioned Students reading room, separate Staff reading room, Audio-visual unit, , Rooms for Librarian and other staff, Book binders, Skill lab etc.


Library collection in the Stack room has 168982 text books and reference collection. . The users are provided reading and photocopy facilities.

Present status of Library resources as follows:

1. Serials/Journals/Continuing resources

    1.1 International journal – 000
    1.2 National journal – 000

2. Books – 138351

    2.1 Old collections – 138351
    2.2 New arrival -

3. Reference – 2911

4. CD/DVD collection – Book on CD as accompanying material - 000

The library has started open access and developed it’s resources & collection required for community of the institution. The entire collection is decided to be electronically classified through ‘Koha’- open source library administration software with a suitable classification scheme. Present status of the library is well equipped by a flexible library system & trained library staff.

Future Plans:

Very soon, BDU Library is going to provide the Wi-Fi internet network facility, so that users can be accessed from personal laptops in the Library, on campus, and remotely. Provide Institutional repository by which users can access e-document remotely. Going to subscribe CD-ROM databases, e-library facilities and The stack room is air-conditioned with CCTV CAMERA.

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Library Hours
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2 holidays Closed
Circulation Timings
(a) Mon - fir 2:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Reading Room Service
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