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The Center maintains a reference library and multimedia center and is open to all Monday through Friday.  The Center offers comfortable facilities  for students and the general public to use.  Our collection features over 8,000 selected volumes and multimedia items in several languages on major aspects of Indian civilization. The Center is also used for small meetings and seminars (up to twenty persons).

Please note that this is a reference library and materials cannot be checked out.

Access the India Library catalog

Special Collections

The Center is privileged to host two special collections of materials relating to South Asian Languages and Linguistics. These collections feature the personal research libraries of distinguished world authorities in this field, namely, Professor William Bright of University of California, Los Angales, and Professors Braj Kachru and Yamuna Kachru of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  These libraries together constitute one of the most extensive and selective holdings on South Asian Linguistics and  are an invaluable resource for research in this area.