About the library
The Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi library system consists of the Main Library and five departmental libraries, which collectively support teaching, research, and extension programs of the institute. All students, faculty members, and employees of the institute are entitled to make use of the library facilities on taking library membership; the library also provides membership facility to the corporate body and individual scholar. The library offers various facilities to the users like collaboration learning space, Document delivery service, Remote Access facility, e-library, Modern reading room, etc. The library frequently organizes various programs/workshops for the faculty and research scholars.
The library, besides having an excellent print collection of over 1,39,871 volumes of books, journals, theses, reports, standards, pamphlets, it also provides access to over 8,000 electronic journals and more than 2500 (text & reference books) of electronic books and databases in science, engineering, and technology. Library timing is 08:00 AM to 11.00 PM, including Saturday, Sunday and arranges to open late-night during mid-semester and semester exams.