CFA Library

CFA Library

About Library

Welcome to Library and Information Centre (LIC) of College of Fine Arts (CFA). LIC is a Knowledge hub containing rich and comprehensive high-quality information resources on Animation, Applied Arts, Painting, Photography, and Sculpture. LIC provides access to wide range of comprehensive and suitable information resources and services to support the teaching and research needs of students and faculty of CFA. The pleasant learning space of LIC creates conducive learning environment inspiring students to excel in their education and research. LIC with its modern state-of-the-art facilities serves as an innovative partner in supporting the teaching, learning and research activities contributing significantly to the Institute’s mission of academic excellence.


  • To establish and maintain an effective relationship with the students, faculty, and researchers to provide efficient information services.
  • To select, collect, organize, preserve, manage and provide access to information sources in print and digital forms to support learning, teaching and research in the college.
  • To develop and provide quality collections, user facilities/services and conducive learning environment for study and research.
  • To manage information resources effectively to promote the optimum utilization.

Library Automation

Library used Koha Software package for library automation in 2017. The library has automated house-keeping operations and developed library database. The library database consists of all the books, back volumes of periodicals, CDs/DVDs, current journals and theses/dissertations. The database is accessible to all users within the library and also on the campus network. Computers are placed in LIC to use OPAC and Internet to access library resources for the academic purpose.

Library Collection 

LIC collections include Books, Reference Books, Text Books, Journals, Serial Publications, Magazines, Newspapers, Theses, Back Volumes of Journals, CD-ROMs, VCDs, DVDs, etc. The collection is growing rapidly as new books are added regularly every year.

  • Books Arrangement
  • Books
  • Reference Books
  • Current Journals
  • Back Volumes of Journals
  • Theses
  • E-Resources

Library & Information Services

  • OPAC Service
  • Circulation of Books
  • Reference Service
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Internet Service
  • CDs/DVDs Service
  • Bibliography Service
  • Press Clipping Service

Working Hours:

The Library observes the following hours in the working days:

Monday – Friday: 9.00 A.M. –  5.00 P.M.

Note: The Library is closed on Saturday, Sundays & Closed Holidays.

Closing Time

Users are requested to observe the warning bells and facilitate the closing of the library without any problem.

  • The first warning bell/ buzzer will be given 15 minutes in advance.
  • All transactions with members at the Circulation counter will close 10 minutes before closing hours.
  • The second warning bell/buzzer will be given 5 minutes before closing time.

CCTV Surveillance

To ensure proper security and surveillance of all potential locations of the Library, 11 CCTV cameras are installed at different locations in the Library. The Digital Video Recorder continuously provides real-time outputs of all 11 cameras for viewing at the ‘Console Room’, and also at specific terminals located at Security Checkpoint and other sections in the Library. The DVR recorders will store the real-time outputs of all 11 cameras in its memory. CCTV Installation at the Library has immensely facilitated the effective surveillance of all important locations of the Library.


Please let us know how we’re providing library service through This is your library, how can we serve you better? Please give your input to help make the library a better resource by shaping the collections, resources, services, and any other areas of the library to better fit your needs.


Enquiries and comments about the service are appreciated as the Library is keen to improve its services. Send us your comments on services and suggestions for improvements to Library and Information Centre. Every member is requested to offer suggestions at the Circulation desk or send mail to in order to improve library facilities, resources and services to the users.

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