The IVRI Library known as National Library of Veterinary Sciences is perhaps the oldest library in this specialized area in South Asia region. The library was started as an integral part of the Imperial Bacteriological Laboratory since its foundation on December 9, 1889 in Pune. After independence, the library at Izatnagar expanded rapidly. In view of growing need for space, a spacious library building was constructed and library was shifted in this new building in December, 1983.

The present library building has around 3210 sq mts. area. Area of reading room is about 826 sq mts & carpet area of stack room is 1840 sq mts. The library has been using Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme for classification of the publications. At present library houses about 54731 books, 4572 theses, 3835 reports and 194750 journals and other serial publications. There are 234 Scientists, 518 M.V.Sc. & Ph.D. Students and 325 other staff members registered as library members.

Services Offered:
  • Library Timings
    • All working days: From 9.00 am to 9.00 pm
    • Holidays/Sundays: From 8.00 am to 1.00 pm
  • Issue & return of publication
  • OPAC facility for searching publications.
  • Online access of journals.
  • CD-ROM, E-mail, Internet & photocopy services.
  • Document delivery service.

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