Library Services

Library Services


Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) service is now available at Central Women's University Library. Any user can have access to CWU Library OPAC and can know about the collection of the Library from anywhere. OPAC can be visited through OR

Lending Service:

Library members are entitled to borrow books and other reading materials for their own use through web-based online lending and receiving services. The users can also check their borrowing status, renew issued materials through the library website. It also provides auto email alert services. Library materials cannot be borrowed on behalf of others.

Audio Visual Service:

Library users may issue or copy CD and audio visual materials.

Internet Facility:

Apart from the CWU computer lab, there is an Internet browsing corner inside the library to provide Internet services .

Reading Room Facilities:

CWU Library maintains reading areas which are silent study zone.

Reference Service:

Reference materials (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Newspapers, , Magazines, Reports, Theses, Journals etc.) are for use inside the library; these items cannot be issued out. Users may borrow books /CD marked as 'Confined' for a few hours through deposit ID card for photocopying.

Current Awareness Service:

The library regularly keeps its users aware of the new arrivals of resources and services through current awareness service (CAS) using modern techniques and technologies.

Information Retrieval Service:

Information retrieval services are available for all users.

News Clipping Service:

News clipping services on important issues and subjects are provided on regular basis for library users. In addition, there is a newspaper-corner inside the library where leading daily Newspapers are available for users. Library users may also get previous issues of newspapers up to the last one year.

Library Orientation:

The library arranges orientation program every semester for the new students to demonstrate how to use the university library systems and services effectively. It also arranges library literacy class among the teachers, students and staff members.