University Library

University Library

Established in the year 1978 at Tirhut College of Agriculture, Dholi, was shifted to

present building at Pusa in 1981. Since its inception this Library has been on the path of progress in its programmes to cater the needs as well as to face the challenges of information explosion by the way of adopting recent technologies. The University Library has been providing services to the students, teachers & researchers and supporting teaching, research and extension programmes of the University with a collection of over 70000 documents, a rich collection of current and back volumes of research journals including Advances and Annual Reviews and CD-ROM databases.

The Library has set-up a Students’ Managed Reading Room for use by the students after library hours. The Library is well connected with INTERNET for access to the e-resources.
  • CAB Abstracts (1984 – March 2013)
  • CROP CD (1973-2003)
  • CABPEST CD (1973-2004)
  • AGRIS CD (1991 – 2003)
  • AGRICOLA (1984 – 2003)
  • Food & Human Nutrition CD (1975 – 2004)
  • Circulation Service
  • Book Bank Textbook service
  • CD -ROM Based Bibliographical Service
  • Reprographic Service/ Computer Print-out Service
  • Reference & Information Service
  • Users Education

 E-Books:  CABI e-books’ online perpetual subscription – IP authenticated (from the year 2000 onwards).


Entitlement for borrowing the books

Member Category No. of Books Period
Students UG 2 Books 14 Days
Students PG 4 Books 14 Days
Teachers 8 Books 14 Days/ One Sem. (Max. 3)
Other Staff 2 Books 14 Days



  • 1.00 for first week per book
  • 2.00 for second week per book
  • 2.00 per day per book for consecutive days


ONLINE RESOURCES accessible from the network of RAU

CABI eBooks  CeRA (Online Journals’ consortium)
KrishiKosh (Thesis database)  e-KrishiShiksha (e-Learning portal)



University Library Advisory Committee (ULAC)

ULAC is a body responsible for plans & policies for the Library. The ULAC consists of following members:

  • Dean (by Rotation) – Chairman
  • Chairman of PG Departments (2/1 from each faculty)  –  Members
  • Chairman of College Library Committees  – Members
  • University Librarian  – Member Secretary

For further information please contact or mail to:

Dr. Vinod Kumar
University Librarian,
Phone: +91 9431834083   email: