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Architecture And Planning Library System


The Library act as a key resource and learning center of the University to meet the information needs of its clientele for the growth and overall development of the University. Library caters to the information needs of more than 500 users of architecture and planning  branch and also offering membership to alumni and corporate members.

The Library is highly sophisticated with state-of-art facilities. It provides online resources as well as digital resources. It has adopted Open Source software KOHA for Integrated Library Management and DSpace to build and update Institutional Repository. It is also providing Remote log-in facility to access electronic resources 24 X 7 and ensures high network security.

Library is divided into different sections like Lending Section, Reference Section, Circulation Counter, Check Counter, OPAC – Open Public Access Catalogue Section, Staff Area, Reading Section, Periodical Section, Photocopy Section, etc.

The Libraries offer basic services like library membership, circulation, reading facility, reference service, referral service, Inter library loan facility, photocopy service, and many value-added services like, computerized information search, current awareness services, Selective Dissemination of Information (on demand service), remote log-in facility, and conduct few user education programmes.

The Library is an Institution Member of The British Library – Ahmedabad, Developing Library Network (DELNET) and CEPT Library

The Library is open from 11:00 am to 6:15 pm (Monday – Friday) and 9.00 to 4.45 (1st, 3rd & 5th Saturday)



Library Activities

Book Launch

Institute of Architecture & Planning library organised a book launch and author interaction. Title: AMD Ahmedabad, Author: Riyaz Tayyaibji, Auditorium: C Block, Date: April 26, 2018

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“EBSCO E-Books Academic Collection” subscribed by Nirma University

This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary e-books representing a broad range of academic subjects. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that students and scholars will have access to information relevant to their research

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Nirma University has subscribed Abstract and Citation Database “SCOPUS”

SCOPUS is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus features tools that allow researchers to efficiently track, analyze and visualize research easily and at the level of detail they choose. Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and

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