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Vision: As a centre of intense intellectual inquiry, the campus Library shares with researchers the aspiration to be the most dynamic learning collections remain forward-looking, open to browsing and of world-renowned quality. The Library continues to embrace change and align itself to thrive on diversity.

Mission: The library’s mission is to provide comprehensive resources and services in support of the research, teaching. and needs of the scholars community. Library commits to ensure the preservation and long-lasting availability of library collections and resources

LIBRARY VALUES:
⦁ We encourage the process of learning and the life of the mind.
⦁ We believe that each user of the Library is unique and important.
⦁ We evolve to meet the changing needs of the Library and its users.
⦁ We Support individual growth and organizational development.
⦁ We maintain a comfortable, secure place of study, research, work, reflection and interaction.


ABOUT OUR LIBRARY:
This campus Library is recognized center exclusively devoted to research work on various disciplines of Sanskrit and literature. It invites scholars and researchers interested in Sanskrit and Indian culture from all walks of life to make use of its library subject to its capacity. The Library was established in the year 1943 and known as Ganganath Jha Recearch Institute Library but when this campus was taken over by Rashtriya Sanskrit sansthan on 1st April 1971 renamed as Ganganth Jha Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth Library. The library has a collection of over 51569 publications which include books, bound volumes of journals, rare books, reference books and theses. The Library has acquires 53 periodicals through exchange and free of cost.

The library is an important part of this campus, which was started from 1943 with the collection of rare books related to oriental learning by Mahamohapadhyaya Dr. Sir Ganganath Jha. It has become famous, by attaining prosperity from time to time for it’s collection of rare texts. Apart from this the campus library has the collection of rare texts by Prof. Kshetendra Chandra Chattopadhyaya, Prof. Saraswati Prasad Chaturvedi and Prof. Mahaveer Prasad Lakheda.

From time to time, the library is being used not only by Vidvans and research scholars, but also by foreign Vidvans. Presently, the campus library has 49,564 books including the collection of  Prof. Kshetendra Chandra Chattopadhyaya. There are 5,331 books in Shri Kshetendra Chandra Chattopadhyaya collection, which are kept separately in the library.

The campus library has kept safely about 1,184 Ph.D. thesis. Including these, over 246 thesis are of on-campus research scholars.

The campus library is taking some important journals and magazines published nationally and internationally on a regular basis.