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Library is a place where collection of books, periodicals and other information resources are stored and preserved for the use of its members. The JDV Library is one of the more important Philosophy-Theology libraries in India. It contains about 100,000 books and about 25,000 volumes of bound periodicals. It subscribes about 300 journals and weeklies. It also subscribes ATLA (American Theological Library Association) E-Journals. Most of the material is in English. There are also some in Indian vernacular languages and in Foreign language. The library also has about 44 multi-volume encyclopedias. We also have palm-leaf manuscripts and rare books collection dating 16th and 17th century.

Library Working Hours

Monday – Friday Saturday
Reading & Reference 08.00 am to 01.00 pm
02.00 pm to 05.30 pm
8.00 am to 01.30 pm
Issue & Return 08.30 am to 12.30 pm
02.30 pm to 04.00 pm
08.30 am to 01.00 pm

Borrowing rights

Students No. of Books No. of Days No. of Renewal
Diploma & Degree 5 15 15
Masters 10 15 2
Doctoral 12 15 2