Central Library is a true reflection of Physical Education & Sports culture of excellence which is known country wide. The library like all vibrant and productive organizations, strives to keep pace with a global, dynamic, and technology-enabled information environment to meet the expectations of its users. Central Library during the year continued to march to its mission of facilitating the creation of new knowledge through the acquisition, organization and dissemination of library materials. It offered arrange of services including reference and consultation, membership and circulation, document delivery, resource sharing, information alert service, user awareness programmes.
(a) A large number of professional books, literature & research journals are available in the library. There is a unique collection of 52,000 books related to Physical Education and Sports of foreign and Indian Authors. There is Interlibrary withdrawal and reprography facilities available in the Library.
(d) The Library has equipped with highly sensitive security system, which is rarely available in the libraries. The entire area of the Central Library has been converted into a WI-FI Zone which helps the scholars to down load the research materials.
(A) Periodical Section : The Total area of it’s study hall is 338.90 sq.mtr. more then 4550 back Volumes of Journals are store in it. Also provision for display of latest periodicals for readers. 50 students can be sit at a time in the section. [List of Journals]
There is a separate office measuring 15”x15” for its incharge and separate room for micro film Reader, where are 70 microfilms and others non book material are store for research scholars. The central library subscribe 45 International Journals and 20 National Journals Related to physical education and its allied areas.
(B) Reading Hall :- Carpet area of this hall is 529.37 sq.mtr. There is provision for the office of Asst. Librarian, Library Committee Office and for Reference Services. There is Provision for seats of 120 students for Reading & Reference Works. Latest Magazines and Informative Materials of various organizations of institutions are display in reading room for current awareness.
(C) Catalogues Areas :- Carpet area of this services is 169.84 sq.mtr.. The catalogue of the books stored in the Central Library are arranged in six cabinets by subject and Author Name. The Central Library has subscribed 20 number of News Papers, which are display on the stands in the Catalogue area.
(E) Circulation Section :- The working area of this section is 8x8 sq.mtr in the Centre of the Library first floor. All the members of the Central Library gets their books through the Circulation Section Double window system is followed by the Library. One window for issue of books and another window for return of books.
(A) Reference Section :- The study area of this section is 239.5 sq.mtr. The reference section mainly consist of reference books i.e. encyclopedia – (Multi Volumes)Year Books, Hand Books, Directories, Dictionaries, Biographies, Maps, Atlas and other Geographical sources. 50 students can sit in that section and consult the reference materials.
(C) Thesis Section :- The carpet area of this section is 225.7 sq.mtr. Thesis of M.P.E., M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholars are arranged in glass cupboards in chronological order Total No. of thesis are 4800. This section has four cubical for foreign/outside scholars for deep study. Forty students can be seated in this section. [List of Thesis]
(D) Digital Library :- The provision for area in this library is limited in 154.02 sq.mtr. Area, where 12 Nos. of computer are arranged in LAN Manner for consultation of thesis and rare books On-Network, which are search by Author Name, Year of Publication, Title, Guide and related keywords. Thesis has been completed by University student & staff scanned and saved in a server of Digital Library in the form of E-Book up to 2010.
Carpet area of book storage stacking space is 1502.00 sq.mtr. There is also Provision for binding section, News Paper Store, Technical Section, Book Bank and Stores for old items, this area is 224.94 sq.mtr., 55,000 Books are arranged in stack by Dewey Decimal Classification scheme.