The most frequently asked questions concerning the Ashoka University Library are answered here.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can discover the most frequently asked questions we get here. Simply get in touch with us if you still can’t find the answer you’re looking for.

The link to the library catalogue is You can also click on “library catalogue” under quick links on Ashoka portal.

Go to the search button in the library catalogue, use the drop down menu to select the parameters (title, author, subject etc.) and you will get the list available in the library.

Books are arranged sequentially from 000 to 999 on the stacks. Once you get the call number of the book from  the library catalogue, search accordingly. Library staff will be happy to help you.

It varies with user categories, please click here for full details.

The circulation desk remains open during the entire library working days.

Indian language books (Hindi, Kannada, Assamese, Bengali, Tamil, Punjabi and Gujarati) are kept on the 2nd-floor library (Zone C) and it can be searched through the main catalogue and are ready for borrowing.

Yes, they are cataloged like other documents and can also be borrowed.

All reference books are kept on the side shelves along the path-way, on both floors. 

Yes, we can arrange to borrow them from other libraries, Please write to with giving details of the Author, Title, etc. 

No, you can only browse inside the library.

Yes, you can suggest. Write to, marking a copy of an inquiry to concerned faculty/ professors.

Koha is our library management software, where you search all the documents available in our library.

DSpace is a digital library software used here to create an Institutional Repository. Links are:

Please refer to the database list which gives access right and login credentials.

Not necessarily, e-Resources can be accessed through from anywhere at any time and on any device. Only for a few resources with limited access, you will have to come to the library or write to For full details click here.

You may send an e-mail to <>, citing web link or bibliographic details (author, title, year, publishers etc.).