Library

The IIPA Library is one of the major social science resources in India. It has a collection of about 2,20,501 volumes of books and periodicals and receives 275 current periodicals. As on March 31, 2018 the computerized library database has 1,24,636 records relating to books and 1,17,823 records relating to periodical articles. Most of the Library functions and services are computerized. The Library is providing a variety of current awareness services. It regularly brings out monthly List of Additions: Book Alert. Quarterly List of Significant Articles: Article Alerts, and weekly Current Contents and News Alert to keep its readers informed of the incoming documents. It undertakes literature survey and makes subject bibliographies available on demand. The Library has internet and wi-fi facility.

The on-line access to 30 journals is being facilitated that can be reached through IIPA website. Besides this, the library is subscribing to ABI/Inform, facilitating access to around 4000 titles, out of which 2965 titles are in full text. Besides full text journals ABI also has 500 business case studies and 20,000 business and management Dissertations with 24 page summary and 100-500 pages full text. The Library is also subscribing to the “JSTOR”. It provides full-text searches of almost 2,400 journals.

Library has created Digital Knowledge Repository (DKR) showcasing the research output and published resources of the Institute. The resources are represented in the form of communities created for various types, such as – Annual General Body Meeting- Presidential Addresses, Faculty Publications, Rare Books, Annual Reports, Special Reports, Thematic Papers, Working Papers and the like. It also includes Theses and Dissertations submitted by APPPA participants for their M.Phil degree.

The Library remains open from 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. on all days except on Sundays, National Holidays, and Holi, Dussehra and Diwali.

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