NU Library

Library at a Glance


    The Library acts as a key resource and learning center of the University to meet the information needs of more than 6,000 users. It plays a vital role in enhancing the academic and research growth and overall development of the University.    

The Library is highly sophisticated with state-of-art facilities. It provides online resources as well as digital resources. It has adopted Open Source software KOHA for Integrated Library Management and DSpace to build and update Institutional Repository. It is also providing Remote log-in facility to access electronic resources 24 X 7 and ensures high network security.

Library offers membership to current students & faculty members; alumni & corporate members and adopted an open access system so as to facilitate users to have easy access to the resources.

Further, to cater to various information needs of the users, the Library has subscribed to several Institutional Memberships like INFLIBNET Centre, The American Resource Library center-Mumbai, The British Library – Ahmedabad, Institute of Engineers – Kolkata, Indian Society for Earthquake Technology (ISET), Developing Library Network (DELNET), Indian Geotechnical Society, The Computer Society of India, Vikram Sarabhai Library - IIM, etc.

Each Institute of Nirma University has a separate library and located in the respective institute’s building. To facilitate users with reading and brain storming, separate reading rooms have been provided along with the libraries.

Nirma University Libraries collect / procure a variety of learning resources in different formats like print, online, electronic and digital.

Print Resource Number Electronic / Digital Resource Number
Books (Volumes) 1,15,370 Online Journal Package 14
Books (Titles) 88,188 Online Periodicals 13,661
Print Periodicals 645 Online Databases 17
Newspapers 67 Offline Databases 10
Indian Standards 2,020 Electronic Media 6,842
Bound Volumes 15,215 Audio Cassettes 417
Ph.D. Theses 181 Video Cassettes 687
Photo Albums 1024 Project Report 2888