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Library Services

  Name of the Service with Hyperlink

Online Public Access Catalogue: WEBOPAC allows the user to browse the entire library collection and provides the search facilities by Author, Title, Subject, Keyword etc. to know the availability of library documents and to save the time of user.

Chat with Librarian

Chat with Librarian: Monday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm. Users can chat with the librarian for any clarification on library services. Do you have a general libraries question and need a quick answer? Get instant answers on our Instant Librarian Chat Service.

Mobile Casting

Wi-Fi facility is also available in all the reading halls for access to e-reources subscriped by University and UGC-Infonet. User have to login through University wi-fi connection.

BDU Library Blog

Bharathidasan University Library Weblog is an online site providing access to a variety of web-based resources available on internet and intranet. It provides a way of organizing information from a variety of sources.

Digital Repository

Institutional Repository: This provides the access to the Bharathidasan University publications and other resources. An Institutional Repository is an online locus for collecting, preserving, and disseminating in digital form the intellectual output of Bharathidasan University,

CD's / DVD's Search

CDs/DVDs Search Service: The CD-ROM Collection includes Subject collection, Software tutorials, Stories and Entertainment etc.,

Newspaper Clippings

News Clippings Service: The Collection of Newspaper Clippings has been accumulated through downloaded from e-paper and scanned hardcop of new related to Bharathidasan University.

Literature Search

Literature Search: Reviews on Research topics will be made based on the user’s request.

Scanning & Printing

Scanning and Printing service:The library has scanner available for patron use. It is available in xerox centre and periodical section. The HP

Document Delivery Service

Document Delivery Service: Patron can request for articles from the journal holdings of those libraries wherever they find useful articles in JCCC search, that are not available in that library.

Inter Library Loan

Inter Library Loan: Library helps to obtain photocopies of the references from American Library, British Council, DELNET and other Academic & Research Libraries.


Photocopy Service: Photocopy machine with Printing and Scanning is available in our Library for patron use during all regular library hours (10 am to 5 pm).

Onlie Database

Online Database Serivces:Scholarly Information on different subject’s research can be accessed by online surfing more than 20 Databases.

Information Display

Information Display Service: Library is displaying selection of current journals, new books and newspapers in respective section in the Library.

Reference Service

Reference service is a personal aid provided to the user by the library staff in interpreting library collection for study and research. The library staff assists users to locate the needed information from available resources.