About Library & Documentation Centre

The “Library & Documentation Centre of ICHR” is a leading information reference centre in the field of Indian History and allied disciplines.

The Library & Documentation Centre is well equipped with over 70,000 print reading materials, which include books, reports, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations and other valuable source documents. The Library subscribes to more than 100 national and international journals in print format and also subscribing many e-journals from different publishers. Apart from these, the library has a good collection of microfilms and microfiches Subscribed Journals for the Year 2014 -15 in the concerned subjects.

The Library provides reprographic services to scholars on nominal charges. During the last financial year, approximately 22000 exposures were made available to researchers.

Recently, The Library has purchased about 440 new valuable books on Indian history, history of Asia and neighbouring countries and allied disciplines which will be beneficial to its user.

The Library & Documentation Centre extended reading, reference and consultation services to about 1600 students/scholars from various universities/institutions pursuing their studies on various aspects of historical research during the last year.

Scholars are welcome to offer suggestions for the improvement of the Library & Documentation Centre.

Library Timings

  • Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
  • Saturday 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m
  • Sundays and Gazetted Holidays Closed
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