Manipal University Jaipur’s Central Library is the hub for information services in the university and serves as a major learning and resource centre. It is a creative and innovative partner in supporting the teaching, learning, scholarship and research activities of the university. With the fast growing collection, both in digital and print forms using the state-of-the-art facilities, the Central library is contributing to our mission of becoming a world class university.
The Central library is located in administrative block building on the ground floor. The location of the central library overlooks beautiful landscape of lush green plants and variety of flowers. The pleasant ambience and the well-furnished well-lighted location create an atmosphere of serenity and thereby inspire the learning and research.
The Central Library of MUJ has a spacious area of 2319 Sq.m. that exudes peaceful learning environment. The Library is fully air-conditioned with the seating capacity of 700. The central Library employs RFID technology for access control, automatic issue and return of library documents, and stock verification of library holdings. The Central Library has a collection of 57800 books with 14500 titles on various subjects and over 3000 reference books. It subscribes about 400 national and international print journals and holds over 450 project reports and 95 Ph.D Thesis. The Digital Library has subscribed 18 E-Resources include 17800 e-journals, manuals, reports, standards, and other information from ASME, IEL Online, Science Direct, Taylor & Francis, EBSCO Business Source Elite, EBSCO Art & Architecture, EBSCO Hospitality & Tourism Complete, EBSCO Academic Search Elite, EPW India Time Series, JSTOR, Manupatra, Lexis India, Supreme Court Cases, and AIR Onine.
The Digital library holds nearly 2500 CDs and DVDs. The Central Library has established an Institutional Repository using Dspace: A Digital Library Software. The Central Library provides off campus access to all of its subscribed contents to the students, faculty, and research scholars through username and password using knimbus software. The Central Library extends research support to the researchers and faculty by providing Turnitin: A Plagiarism checking software.
The Central Library is a Member of DELNET, INFLIBNET, e-ShodhSindhu, ShodhGanga, British Council Library, Current Science, Indian Academy of Social Sciences, and American Library.
Additionally, departmental libraries are operating in different departments to cater the needs of specific streams like Engineering, Law, Architecture and Design
MISSION OF THE CENTRAL LIBRARY
The mission of the Central Library is to facilitate creation of new knowledge through acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge resources and providing for value added services.
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