The Library and Information Centre is the hub of learning and research activities. It has played an essential role in providing information and various services to its users. The Library is enriched with a valuable archive by Prof. S. P. Agharkar. This archive includes book collections, rare back volumes, periodicals, and reference works primarily in German. ARI library has print, online journals, and databases accessible within the campus through campus LAN. It is also a part of a CSIR- DST consortium known as the National Knowledge Resource Consortium (NKRC).The Library has migrated totally to KOHA- open-source software. SMART- DMS is an active repository of various information related to the institute, including research papers, patents, monographs, Ph.D. thesis, etc., which are uploaded regularly. Hindi books are purchased to promote the Hindi language.Email intimation about the new arrival of information resources is given to the users. The Library and Information Centre maintains the institute’s website and social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).
The current holdings of the Library are:
|Books / Bound Volumes||30093||Maps and Atlases||569|
|Reference Books||1138||Microfilms / Fischer||636|
|Ph.D. Thesis||393||Annual Report||10|
|M Sc / M Phil Thesis||97||Journal||55|
|ARI Reprints||3772||Digital collection/Documents||3222|