Central Library

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Dhanvantri Library
Dharnvantri Library

The Central Library of the University is the hub of academic activities where students sit from morning evening everyday throughout, the year. Its four storey building has spacious reading halls and compact stack areas. The Library has a collection of nearly 4,66,656 volumes are rare as well as latest, and 276 current periodicals with back numbers. The Library also provides the access to the different online journals only in the campus. The Library possesses facilities like photocopiers, LCD projectors, INFLIBNET, CD-ROM databases and inter-connected computer terminals at selected sites. It has  Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders. An RFID tag is a small object that can be attached to or incorporated into a product like books. RFID tags contain silicon chips and antennas to enable them to receive and respond to radio-frequency queries from an RFID transceiver.

The University Library is centrally located and constructed on modular plan. It has a total area of about 9,300 square feet which includes a stack area of about 36,000 square feet. The Library has three main reading halls and additional reading areas in the Textbook section, Periodical section, Jammu and Kashmir section, Reference section, Private books reading hall, besides a reading space for newspapers near the exhibition area. These areas provide reading facilities for about 500 readers.


The Central Library was renamed as Dhanvantri Library, University of Jammu by the Syndicate and the University Council. The nomenclature was changed to give recognition the work of Dhanvantri (1902-1953), in to the freedom movement and the socialist cause in India in general and Jammu and Kashmir in particular besides his contribution to land reforms in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Delnet Online

Dhanvantri Library Provides access to DELNET Union Catalogues and other Database

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