Library Collection Snapshot

With the excellent blend of print and electronic resources in the form of books, journals, databases, technical reports, and standards, the library collection is one of the finest in the country particularly in the field of science and technology. This rich and valuable collection built over the period of last ten decades has some of the rare reference materials and several important journals. The total print collection of the library exceeds more than 4 lakh volumes. This vast reservoir of knowledge, on a conservative estimate, is worth over Rs. 4,000 million.

The following table gives a snapshot of library’s collection as on 31st December, 2017.
 

              Document type           Collection Size
 Books           1,97,000+
 Bound Volumes           2,15,000+
 Theses and Gratis               29,000+
 Standards and Technical Reports              82,000+
 Online Books              13,000+
 Online Journals (IISc)                 3500+
 Online Journals (ESS consortium)                8,000+