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Indira Gandhi Memorial Library, University of Hyderabad



Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (Education Commission -1948)

“The library is the heart of all university’s work; directly so as regards its research work and indirectly as regards its educational work which derives its life from research work. Scientific research needs a library as well as its laboratory while for a humanistic research the library is both library and laboratory in one.”  

(National Knowledge Commission - 2005)

 "Libraries have a recognized social function  . . . serve as local centres of information, learning and gateways to national and global knowledge".  



IGM Library is one of the important central facilities of the University catering to the information needs of faculty, research scholars and students in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Management, Sciences and Engineering. This library building was inaugurated by his Excellency late Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma the then Vice President of India, on 21-10-1988 and named after late Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi.


The main objective is to make the Library the most effective Learning Resource centre to contribute to the quality of higher education. The library also created learning environment  by establishing Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) Searching Area, Laptop zone with Wi-Fi facility.


The library with its excellent IT infrastructure facilities has achieved several distinctions in the country.








Refresher Course

Workshops / Lectures

ICT Infrastructure

Since its inception, the library has taken visible measures in making use of the ICT advancements for improving library services. The library has -

Building Area

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