Library plays a vital role in acquisition, organization and dissemination of knowledge. It puts in place policies and procedures, systems and services and the ambience that facilitate creation of new knowledge. IIS(deemed to be University) Central Library is a proud partner in the institute’s march towards its grand success. It has an excellent collection of books, journals, reports and theses and other reading material. It has adequate infrastructure to meet requirements, has computerized all its operations-using software Alice-and provides access to the collection through the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). It uses bar-code technology for the circulation of books.


The library has 30 PCs and other accessories adequate to cater to the needs of users. The PCs are meant for users to access OPAC, databases, ebooks, e-journals and other e-resources. The library has been Wi-Fi enabled to provide wireless access to the Internet. Users are welcome to use their laptops in the library.

IISU Digital Library

Refread IISU Digital Library is a single discovery interface which has integrated and provide article level search across all current and future subscribed journals & eBooks; from all publishers; a massive library of full-text web resources including:

  • More than 9000 full text journals from quality OA publishing sources
  • Over 1,20,000 full text Thesis, Dissertation and course documents
  • Over 80,000 Audio-Visual learning resources for school and college going  
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  • Over 10000 academic presentations from Slideshare and    Authorstream
  • Get Informed Section – For general awareness and latest trends
  • Online News boards 50+
  • Full Text Science and Technology Magazines 100+
  • Blogs from Scientists, leading engineers and
  • Social Thinkers industry experts 100+
  • Events Calendar Automatic Updates
  • Useful tools tutorials and websites 450+
  • Inspirational content provides a great get away to students from hectic learning schedule
  • Autobiographies and Biographies
  • Documentaries, TedTalks by Scientists and Engineers
  • Great books – Literature, classics, poetry in Hindi Punjabi, Urdu and English
  • Compete Section will help libraries showcase career opportunities
  • 1000s of Freelance Projects updated every week
  • Internships and Live projects from leading companies
  • Fresher jobs from all Indian jobs portals
  • Competition preparatory resources for IAS, SSC, CAT & GATE.
  • Access to JSTOR : JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers both multidisciplinary and discipline-specific collections 
  • EBSCO Business Source Elite contains full text articles from more than 1,200 quality magazines and journals. The database includes full text sources ranging from general publications such as Fortune and Money to trade publications such as American Demographics, Chemical Week, Electronic Business and Restaurant Hospitality. 
  •  Questia : Questia is the first online library that provides 24/7 access to the world’s largest online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles. One can search each and every word of all of the books and journal articles in the collection Questia offers a range of search, note-taking, and writing tools. These tools help students locate the most relevant information on their topics quickly, quote and cite correctly, and create properly formatted footnotes and bibliographies automatically. It provides a comprehensive research environment to meet students’ academic needs. 
  •  Delnet : Developing Library Network is a major resource sharing Library Network in India. It networks more than 1,200 libraries in India and six other countries. This facility is also available to our staff and students. DELNET provides access to more than 70 lakh records of books, journals articles, etc. The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Document Delivery Services (DDS) are one of the most popular services provided by DELNET. The ILL facility allows a member library to borrow books from any other library in any part of the country through DELNET and also get photocopies of journals articles.
  • Proquest: It includes the world’s largest collection of dissertations and theses; 20 million pages and three centuries of global, national, regional and specialty newspapers; more than 450,000 ebooks; rich aggregated collections of the world’s most important scholarly journals and periodicals; and unique vaults of digitized historical collections from great libraries and museums.
  • The ACM Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform containing:
  • The Full-Text Collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books.
  • A collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers.
  • The ACM Guide to Computing Literature, a comprehensive bibliographic database focused exclusively on the field of computing.
  • A richly interlinked set of connections among authors, works, institutions, and specialized communities.
  • Capitaline database provides fundamental and market data on more than 35,000 Indian listedand unlisted companies, classified under more than 300 industries, along with powerful analytictools. Extensive data and analysis on every company profile, directors, more than 10-year financials (P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, consolidated financial data, segment data, forex data,R&D data, ratios, etc), quarterly results,ownership pattern, finished products, raw materials,share price data, directors' report, management discussion, notes to account, business news,corporate events, etc.
  • EWPRF India Time Series is an online database on Indian economy structured in 16 modules(National Accounts Statistics of India, Domestic Product of States of India, Price Indices,Agricultural Statistics, Annual Survey of Industries, Industrial Production Series, External Sector,
    Financial Markets, Banking Statistics, Insurance, Finances of the Government of India, Financesof State Governments, Combined Government Finances, Power Sector, Health Statistics andEducational Statistics).
  • Prowess is a database of the financial performance of over 27,000 companies. The database is normalized to enable inter-company and inter-temporal comparisons which enhance the usefulness of database in decision-making.
  • NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) is a joint initiative of the IITs and IISc. which offer courses in Engineering, Science & Humanities Streams and provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in various streams. The course content comprises of more than 450 courses from 09 Disciplines) available in University LAN