The Central Library of the University contains more than 180,700 books related to Engineering Science and Technology. Access to 15,000 plus electronics journals is available on-line within the university campus under Digital Library Program; a Project of Higher Education Commission, most of these resources are available full text.
There are more than 32000 (approx) text books in the Book Bank, which are loaned to students for one term on nominal rent. The collection of books is updated continuously and new books are acquired on the recommendations of experienced faculty members, which makes collection most suited and beneficial to graduate and under-graduate students. In addition, latest reference and other books are also acquired every year to keep the users of the library abreast with the latest information on Science & Technology specially engineering and its allied subjects.
In addition to providing the readers with in-house collection, services are also provided for inter-library loan and photocopying of literature including technical articles from other national and international libraries. Literature search services are also provided on request in cooperation with technical information centers within and outside Pakistan. This service is further enhanced by cooperation among Muslim Countries under COMSTECH.
Students and faculty members are also provided with Internet facility in the Library. Students are encouraged to use computer for their project work for which PCs are installed in the Internet section of the library with a network printer and photocopier. The Catalog of books is computerized and accessible through library of congress get way serving one point access interface for books catalog, full-text electronic journals and other electronic resources on the web. Subject bibliographies can be produced on request.
The library is heavily used by the students, faculty members and researchers and is open from 8:00 am to 12:00 p.m. throughout the year with professional staff available at service points to meet needs of the readers. Besides the central Library, individual departments have established their own seminar libraries, which cater to the specific needs of the departments. A union catalogue of books available on Campus is also functional.
Library system covers 17 seminar libraries in all major disciplines of Engineering and Technology. The university not only caters to the needs of its students, faculty and researchers but also the industry, the library keeps itself ready to meet the ever growing information requirements of its clients.
The collection of books is updated continuously and new books are acquired on recommendation of experienced faculty members which makes collection most suited and beneficial.