HDFC library holds a wide range of contemporary books, journals, art and multimedia documents in English and Indian languages.
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 65635 books including about 23164 books received from the personal collection.
Language (Include Bhasha Books)
Anthropology and Sociology
Mathematics & Statistics
Philosophy & Religion
Print Journals on Display
The library subscribes to the 28 popular journals & magazines in print form. They are physically available in the library for your reading.
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).
Coffee Table Books
The library also caters to specific reading interests associated with the Visual, Performance, Theatre and other cultural arts.