Library Collections

The Central library offers one of the best collections in the region, a collection that offers over 1, 95,000 books and 35,000 bound volumes of research journals. The major task of university library is to meet needs of faculty members, students and researchers adequately in the terms of quality and quantity of collection. DRSM Library is currently subscribing 276 International Journals for 2004-05 as hard copy along with more than 11, 600 full text, 20,000 abstracts, online/electronic journals secured by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad through Programme for Enhancement of Research Information (PERI) being available in University.

The Library collection with their locations, library sections and checklist of their issue status is as follows:

Type of Collection Categories Location Issue Status
Reference books /Material Encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, reports, year books, dissertations, surveys, statistical reports. Ground floor NOT ISSUABLE
General books (issue-able) Text books of all subject along with CD-ROMs Oriental Collection-Ist Floor General Books-2nd Floor ISSUABLE
Periodicals All periodical / journals, current or old 3rd floor NOT ISSUABLE
Reserved Collection All books of reserved collection Ist Floor NOT ISSUABLE
Special Collection Rare books, achieve material Ground Floor NOT ISSUABLE