Library & Information Centre

The Library & Information Centre has been developed and maintained to support the curricular and research needs of NIPER research fraternity.

The Library is housed in a four floored building:
Ground FloorAcquisition & Circulation Section, Current Journals Section, Raj-Bhasha collection - Collection in Hindi Language, Computer systems for Users, Lounge area for reading newspapers and magazines.

First FloorReference Section, User System for Online access to Library Catalogue, Book Section, Documentation Unit, archives of old Journals (L to W), Newspaper Archive.

Second FloorReading area and archive of old Journals (A to K).

Third Floor: Chemical Abstracts, Thesis & Dissertation Section, Committee Hall

Library Collection

The library comprises of specialized collection of books on pharmaceutical sciences, pharmaceutical market reports, thesis & dissertations, newspapers, etc. It has Books (8126), Hindi Books (1891) and old journals archives (20372). The library subscribes international journals in the field of pharmaceutical and allied sciences under NIPERs E-resources consortium.

Hindi Collection

NIPER Library has built up a good collection of books in Hindi covering technical glossaries, Biographies, Jnanpith literature, translated version of famous works, etc.. To promote the use of Rajbhasha Hindi, the library offers borrowing facility of two Hindi Books to all its members apart from their entitlement.

List of Hindi Books available


The library subscribes to 381 e-journals and a database under NIPERs E-resources consortium.

S. No.

Name/link of Database under NIPERs e-consortium

 List of Journals under consortium


Science Direct Elsevier-

 List of Elsevier Journals

American Chemical Society-

 List of ACS Journals
3. Royal Society of Chemistry-  List of RSC Journals
4. SCOPUS: abstract and citation database-  

Library Services

Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

OPAC Link:

The OPAC provides accessibility to bibliographic databases where users can find specific information online. The OPAC system includes a word-based search facility using Boolean operators ('OR', 'AND' and 'AND NOT') that can narrow down a search to meet very specific needs. The search is also facilitated by using truncation and parentheses. Users can perform search through title, author, subject/keyword, call number, publisher and place. Users can find additional information from OPAC, which are:
Periodic list of new additions to the library.
Documents checked out to members.
Reserve documents that are currently in circulation.


WebOPAC Link:

dedicated system has also been provided in the Library (first floor) for accessing the Catalogue through Libsys OPAC.


Additional Information Services:

  • Lending Service

  • Reference Service

  • Document Delivery Service

  • Reprographic Service

  • Binding Facility

  • Newspaper Clipping Service

  • Resource sharing / Inter Library Loan


Library Hours:

Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

(Library will remain close on Holidays as per NIPER's List)


Services Timings:

Circulation: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Photocopy: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Library Membership

All the students, faculty members and employees of the NIPER are eligible for membership of the library. At present, Library is catering to the information needs of more than 1000 users..


Membership for Outsiders


Membership Categories

Application Form



Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership Form

i) Photocopy of Print resources,

ii) Current awareness service

Institutional  Membership (Univ./Colleges)

Institutional Membership Form

i) Photocopy of Print resources,

ii) Current awareness service

Individual Membership (Students/Faculty/Scientist from Pharmaceutical institutions only)     

Individual Membership Form

i) Consultation

ii) Photocopy of Print resources


Library Hours for Outsiders:                                                                               

Monday to Friday- 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

(For outsiders access to Library is not allowed on Saturdays, Sundays)

Library E-mail: library[at]


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