The Chittagong University Library is situated in the University Campus which was launched in the month of November, 1966 in a temporary building.
In 1990, the library was shifted to its own building. At present, the total floor area of the library is 56,700 sft. It is the central point of the University Campus having being surrounded by the halls of residence and different faculty buildings.
Library is managed by the Library Committee consisting of 14 members including Deans of all faculties headed by Pro-Vice-Chancellor as its Chairman. Librarian is the Member-Secretary of the committee. The committee frames policies and provides necessary instructions for smooth functioning of the library from time to time.
At present, the library collection consists of about 3.5 lakh volumes of books and over 40,000 bound volumes of journals. There are Reference and Rare collection also.
A Resource Center for the Visually Impaired Students has been established in the Chittagong University Library. The Centre contains modern library facilities for the visually impaired students of the University.
There are systems of book loan and inter-library loan. Library provides Current Awareness Service, Photocopy Service, CD-ROM Search Service, Internet Service, Online Journal Search Service etc.
At present, the library is the subscriber of a number of reputed Online Journals, allowing searching and downloading at over 12 thousand journals to its users.
Library is a prime requisite for successful implementation of academic programmes of the University. The Chittagong University Library functions in order to fulfill the aims and objectives of its parent bodyuniversity.
Inaugural Ceremony of Dr. R. I. Chowdhury Korner, CCTV and Moderate Library Auditorium at CU Central Library
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