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Central 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 3.5 lakh volumesre rareas well as latest, and 250 current periodicals with back numbers. The Library possesses facilities like photocopiers, LCD projectors, INFLIBNET, CD-ROM databases and inter-connected computer terminals at selected sites.

The specialized Jammu and Kashmir section is also there. In addition, the Library is linked to and supported by Departmental Libraries, Evening Study Centre and Directorate of Distance Education Library. 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.

Central Library

The Central Library was renamed as Dhanvantri Library, University of Jammu by the Syndicate and the University Council. The nomanclature was changed to give recognion 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.


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