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 80,650 books including about 34,958 books received from the personal collection.

  • 17211

    Language (Include Bhasha Books)

  • 15489

    History

  • 6402

    Political Science

  • 6765

    Anthropology and Sociology

  • 5741

    Economics

  • 2636

    Mathematics & Statistics

  • 8094

    Philosophy & Religion

  • 3383

    Art

  • 783

    Computer Science

  • 4379

    Miscellaneous

  • 1370

    General Management

  • 1256

    Biology

  • 1686

    Psychology

  • 632

    Physics

  • 1192

    Literature

  • 644

    Education

  • 615

    General Science

  • 217

    Technology

  • 75

    Library Science

  • 137

    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.

Literature of India

Considering the multidisciplinary nature of subjects offered and the diverse interests of students, the library holds a modest collection of Indian literature, 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

  • 2002

    Bengali

  • 21

    Gujarati

  • 1432

    Hindi

  • 617

    Kannada

  • 346

    Marathi

  • 43

    Punjabi

  • 307

    Tamil

Coffee Table Books

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