The Ahmedabad University Library System constitutes a Central Library, located at the GICT building, and smaller school specific branch libraries and reading rooms spread out across the campus. All the library facilities are open to all the members of the University community. The primary objective of the library is to support the University in its endeavour to become a world-class University engaged in creating a research-based learning space. The library has an extensive collection of books, periodicals, newspapers, theses/ dissertations, project reports, bound volumes, case studies, online databases and other multimedia resources. A group of faculty members and university librarians together continue to strive towards making the University library an exciting and indispensable learning resource centre on the campus. The present members of the library committee are:

  • Professor Dhaval Patel (Engineering)
  • Professor Souvik Sen Gupta (Arts & Sciences)
  • Professor Joseph Van Weelden (Arts & Sciences)
  • Professor Keyur Joshi (Engineering)
  • Professor Vinod Madhvan (Management)
  • Professor Amol Agarwal (Management)
  • Dr. Sangita Purohit (University Library, Convenor)

University Library Online Catalogue (OPAC)

All the campus libraries use KOHA, an integrated library management software, which has an inbuilt unique user-friendly Online Catalogue (OPAC) that allows members to check the availability of a book in the library. Registered members can also access their library account (

Library Hours

The library remains open on all days, all through the year from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, except on Sundays and public holidays declared by the institution. (List of general Holidays) The Library also remains open from 8:00 am to 12:00 am (midnight), for two weeks each, during Mid Semester and End Semester Examinations.

Day Working hours Circulation Hours
Monday – Friday 8.00 AM – 8.00 PM 9.00 AM – 6.00 PM
Saturday 9.00 AM – 5.00 PM 9.00 AM – 4.00 PM

  • Branch Libraries remain closed on all Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Central library remains closed only on Sundays.
  • *If any change in timing and days during examination time will be informed over email and corresponding change on this page.

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