About Us

Established in the year 1934, Prof. M. M. Sharma Library functions as the central library of the institute and can be called one of the best special libraries in the country. It performs a dual role of an Academic Library as well as a Research Library, catering to the information needs of the in-house students and faculty, in particular, and, the academic and research community, in general. It is housed in a separate Ground Plus two-storied building and follows a completely open-access system. It has a specialized collection in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Sciences, Chemical Technology and Pharmacy and its allied fields. The library follows Universal Decimal Classification scheme. The library can boast of rich heritage collection of old classic books and bound volumes dating back to 1930s. But along with the traditional collection it has a significant digital collection as well. Currently has access to more than 2000 electronic journals. Has access to databases such as Reaxys, Sci-Finder, Scopus, Web of science, etc. The library is fully computerized using the library management software called KOHA. It can be termed as a hybrid library with best collection of printed and digital documents. The library is also a member of E-Shodh Sindhu Consortium. Library is under CCTV surveillance.