|The Library is housed in a spacious three-storied building. It supports the teaching and research programmes of the Institute. The present collection includes 42628 books, 417 videocassettes, 40 CD-ROMS, 919 microforms, 1742 MTS reports, 108 OTS reports and 309 Fieldwork reports. The Library has subscribed to 453 periodicals including professional journals, newspapers and popular magazines. In addition to this, the library has also subscribed to three electronic databases, namely, Prowess (CMIE, Mumbai), Indiastat. com (Datanet India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi), and ABI/Inform (Proquest; Informatics, Bangalore).