BDU Central Library

    The University Central Library is the heart of any University. The Bharathidasan University Library established in February 1982. The present magnificent library building started functioning since 29th May 1997 with a carpet area of 6215.56 Sq meters. The building is used to accommodate sections such as Stack, Reference, Circulation, Periodicals, Technical section, Digital Library, Audio Visual Centre and Reprography.

    At present the library has in its stock about 95,000 volumes of Books and back volumes and subscribes 204 current journals at national and international level as print copies to cover a wide rang of subjects to facilitate users to access current academic and research literature. It also has on-line access to more than 8000 journals in full text and a few databases of abstracting and Indexing journals and also 8500 Springer E-books on various subjects with perpetual access has been procured to enhance the quality of teaching and research activities. The library provides the following convenient and modern services using ICT to its users both on demand and in anticipation and onsite and remote. The library has nine Professional staff and six Ministerial and Support staff to execute the entire library operations.