Institute’s Library is a specialized one, catering to the information needs of Scientists, research workers, foresters, students, and research scholars engaged in forestry research with special focus on WOOD SCIENCE. Library is well-furnished and computerized, to keep pace with the modern day requirements of information and to provide quick and quality services. Also, it acts as depository center of forestry and wood science & technology literature in the country by collecting scientific and technical information from various published literature, process it in various usable forms and disseminate the same to all the concerned. Open access system is being followed in the library and card system for borrowing of documents is in practice.

Library is having a collection of over 5700 Books that include reference books like Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Manuals, Handbooks, Atlases, Directories and so on, over 3200 Bound journals, nearly 600 Indian and Foreign Standards, over 400 Reports and some non- book materials. For the year 2004, Library is subscribing to 22 Indian journals and 3 foreign journals. Newspapers and magazines are also being subscribed for the use of library visitors.

The library has very large collection of latest, old and rare editions of books on Forestry and Forest Products and 69 current National/International Journals have been subscribed and new titles are being constantly added. Library is being maintained by qualified library professionals and Co-ordinator (Facilities) is holding the additional responsibility of Library-in-charge. Students and outside users are also allowed to make use of library with the permission of Library- in- Charge.

Services Offered

  • 1. Current Awareness Service

  • 2. Reference Service

  • 3. Refferal Service

  • 4. Reprography Service

  • 5. Database Service

  • 6. Loan Service

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