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JRD Tata Memorial Library was established in 1911 and has abundant resources on science and technology with a plentitude of books, journals, research papers and is a revered space for augmentation of knowledge for the erudite scholars and esoteric circle in science and technology. The library has spent an astonishing amount of more than 6 crores for subscription of journals throughout the world. The amount, which is spent for enhancing the resource of information, is a glaring example of the passion for the library to elevate it to a library of international stature. The library with its plethora of resources oozes the omnipotent knowledge from its nook and corner to satiate the insatiable thirst of erudite scholars and students who swear by the name of this library for procuring any information on science and technology.
Facilities provided by JRD Tata Memorial Library:
The library offers Inter Library Loan (ILL) to provide access to the following libraries in case the information or resource is not available in the library:
- University of Agricultural Sciences
- Bangalore University
- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
- Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
- Raman Research Institute
- Central Power Research Institute
- Indian Institute of Management
- National Institute of Mental health and Neuro Sciences
- National Aerospace Laboratories
- Indian Space Research Organization
- Indian statistical Institute
JRD Tata library also shares its vast resources with other universities and research institutes, provided the information is available in the library. A special letter by the principal of the concerned university or the institute is required to access the information of JRD Tata Library.
The library also issues information every now and then about the seminars workshops and conferences which are held either in Indian Institute of Science or in other institutes.
The library also provides facilities for photocopying and scanning of materials for the research scholars, students and teachers by abiding to the copyright law.
Address of JRD Tata Library:
J.R.D. Tata Memorial Library
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore -560 012