Mahatma Gandhi Central Library, IIT Roorkee

Collection and Resources

Library is rich in following types of print and electronic collection/ information resources for meeting user's information needs-

Printed Books
Text Books
Reference Books
Printed Journals
Theses Dissertation
Online e-Books
Online e-Journals
e-Standard/ Patent
Archival Collection
e-Theses Dissertation





The Library contains around 4 lacs documents in print in its collection including 2 lacs+ Books, 60000+ Text book ,50,000 bound volumes of Journals,50,000 books in department Library,& 10,000+ books in refernce section. It's e-resource collection is very robust which comprises of 15,000+ current e-journals, 2 lacs+ back volumes of e-journals, 2 lacs+ standards and patents, 2 Million theses and dissertations (including Pro Quest database), 35,000+ e-books, and Access to World eBook Library (WeL). MGCL provides access of eBooks from Elsevier Science, Springer, CRC Press, CUP, OUP, John Wiley, Tata McGraw-Hill, & Pearson Education. Access for Print and Online journals are available from all major Societies publishers viz. ASCE, ASME, ACS, AIP, APS, AMS, AICHE, IEEE, ASM, RSC, RS, AAAS etc. and all major STM publishers like Elsevier Science/T&F/CUP/ OUP/Springer/John Wiley.