HDFC library holds a wide range of contemporary books, journals, art and multimedia documents in English and Indian languages.

Printed Books

The library has a vibrant collection of contemporary books related to Liberal Arts, Humanities, English, Literature, Social Sciences and Sciences including Computer Science. Currently, there are about 62000 books including about 21890 books received from the personal collection.

  • 10855

    Language (Include Bhasha Books)

  • 10356

    History

  • 3492

    Political Science

  • 8437

    Anthropology and Sociology

  • 4101

    Economics

  • 1984

    Mathematics

  • 3176

    Religion

  • 2478

    Art

  • 719

    Philosophy

  • 964

    Computer Science

  • 850

    Miscellaneous

  • 1076

    General Management

  • 714

    Biology

  • 658

    Psychology

  • 360

    Clinical Psychology

  • 457

    Physics

  • 841

    Literature

  • 460

    Education

  • 391

    General Science

  • 217

    Technology

  • 70

    Library Science

  • 89

    Chemistry

The Classic / Rare Books

The library maintains a separate Classic / Rare Book section of about 850 books which are presently under controlled access, but details are available on the general library catalog. These books are mostly on English literature (including Keats and Shelly’s collection donated by Prof. Kelvin Everest and Prof. Malabika Sarkar), history and biographies. The earliest book dates back to the year 1821.

Bhasha (Indian Language) Books

Considering the multidisciplinary nature of subjects offered and the diverse interests of students, the library holds a modest collection of Indian languages books, as mentioned below. These books comprise of contemporary collection in respective languages and are available for borrowing. Currently, these books are housed at the 2nd-floor library (Book Zone C).

  • 282

    Assamese

  • 408

    Bengali

  • 21

    Gujarati

  • 911

    Hindi

  • 617

    Kannada

  • 10

    Marathi

  • 43

    Punjabi

  • 269

    Tamil

Coffee Table Books

The library also caters to specific reading interests associated with the Visual, Performance, Theatre and other cultural arts.