The Library is located centrally in the Institute main building comprising of one Stack room, Reading halls, Reference Section, Periodical Section, Technical Section, Circulation Counter, Browsing room (Computers) and Reprography room etc. It is easily accessible from all the departments. The Library functions from 9 A.M. to 8.00 P.M. on every working day and from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Library Established in the year- 1963.
The library is fully automated using KOHA open source library automation software. The Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) is provided for easy searching and retrieval of library documents. In-house publications of the Institute is being digitalised and uploaded in the Institutional Repository for online and easy access of users. The Library is equipped with the software and hardware (JAWS Talking Screen Reader for the blind, Zoom Text Screen Magnifier/ reader for partial blind and Clear Reader + Basic Text Reading machine) to enable the use of library by visually/ partial visual impaired students.
It has a collection of more than 85,000 documents on the various disciplines. The main collection is in the field of Education, School Education, Teacher Education, Science Education, Social Science Education and Language Education. The collection of Library comprises of Books, Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Atlases, Maps, Back Volumes of Journals, Annual Reports, Yearbooks, Conference proceedings, Educational Surveys and Reports, M.Ed. dissertations, Ph.D. Thesis and NCERT publications. The library is subscribing to several national and international journals both print and online. It also provides access to important e-resources through N-LIST, DELNET and SAGE platform.
Dr. (Mrs) Pushap Lata Negi
All students, faculty members and employees of the Institute are eligible for membership of the library. The registered members are issued Borrower card/ Ticket corresponding to their entitlement in terms of the number of books that can be borrowed by them. The category of members is as follows: