The University Library came into existence in 1996 and is housed in a circular designed three-storey large building. It is named after the great Indian Jurist, Economist, Politician and Social Reformer Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar. The seating capacity of the University Library is 400 seats. The Library runs in two shifts i. e. 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. and 11.00 A.M. to 7.00 P.M. and remains open on Saturdays and Sundays also. The timing of Night Reading Hall is 8 A.M. to 12 Midnight, however during examinations, it remains open ROUND THE CLOCK.
Realizing the crucial role of up-to-date information services for conducting high level R&D activities, the library since its inception has been in the continuous process of building and updating a standardized collection with latest publications. In these endeavours, by the end of August 2021, the Library has a collection of 118279 books and 5850 bound volumes of Journals. For getting the information about individual Library Account Status and Availability of books is provided through Web-OPAC. The Library has received 240 printed Indian Journals and subscribed 41 Magazines and 20 Newspapers.
The Library has always been in forefront in the application of latest information and communication technology, whenever available. To make it accomplish, the Library in its electronic repository, has the access to 8000+ e-journals from 13 publishers and 5 Databases. In addition, 18310 video Lectures of IITs through National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning are also accessible over Campus Wide Network.Moreover, 2149 e-books of national and international repute publishers have also been added in repository to enrich the students.In addition to the above, to accelerate the academic activities/reading, 02 Lakh e-books from EBSCO have been added for students, scholars and faculty members.
The Library has an Internet Lab for SC/ST students exclusively and one Research Database Lab for the Research Scholars and Faculty Members. Both labs are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Moreover, to provide the access of all submitted theses 717 on a single platform, the University has signed MOU with INFLIBNET for Shodhganga Repository and so far, 297 theses have been uploaded onto the platform of Shodhganga. The Library recorded 145451 visitors during the period January 2019 to August 2021. During this period total issue for home lending were 57288 books and total 132237 books were consulted by the members of the library.
Apart from the above, the Library provides the facility of detect and check plagiarism by using "Turnitin" - An anti-plagiarism Software. Library is a member of National Digital Library. National Digital Library of India (NDL India) is a pilot project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. Moreover, for accessing the resources of prominent Higher Education Institutions we are the member of NDLI CLUB also. NDLI is being developed at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.