The University Central Library has a well –stocked collection of 25,780 books on various subjects.
Our Research Scholars are provided with separate Computer System supported with internet facility.
Reference Service helps Faculty members to make full use of the resources in the Library, it includes: Guidance in the use of information resources and services.
The books are circulated to the students, research scholars, faculty and staff of the TNOU, the duration for the students and research scholars are the same(i.e., two weeks or 14 days).
Tamil Nadu Digital Library Project
The Hon’ble Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu announced in the Assembly, under the rule of 110 on 1st August 2014, about the creation of Networked Digital Library System in all Universities in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Open University jointly with Anna University by digitally networking the 13 University Library Information resources for effective utilization to statewide users.
Abstract of TNDL Project
Objectives of the Proposal:
To introduce new library services in a networked environment.
To maximize the usage of library resources and services of Universities in Tamilnadu
To increase the opportunities of learning and research by the students and faculty members respectively.
The proposed project attempts to network at two levels.
Phase-I: It aims at linkage with other Universities through website and sharing of Union Catalogue and Institutional Repository in all Universities in Tamil Nadu
Phase –II: It aims at to create a state –level consortium and sharing of all E-Resources.
It was Launched on 5th April 2018 by The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.