Library offers a rich print collection (approx. 350,000) to support the students in meeting their academic and research needs. This collection consists of books, journals, theses, projects and magazines. The collection is divided into various sections such as Text Books, Reference Books, Archives and other reading material.
Keeping in mind the digitisation and automation related international trends, NUST Central Library is also equipped with over 150,000 books; 16,000 journals, and 3,000+ project theses in electronic format. This collection supports NUST students to access the resources in a more efficient way.
To maximise the students’ support, book-bank facility is also available at NUST Central Library. Students are entitled to borrow books from this section for one complete semester.
Theses and Projects:
To facilitate the students in conducting their research on various topics, over 3,000 theses and projects completed by NUST students and faculty have also been made available in NUST's central library. Such collections prove as good reference material for the current students who are conducting research / working on their thesis and hence plays a vital role in completion of their research work.
NUST Central Library also possesses a rich archive collection of various domains. Archives play an integral role to help the students in doing their research on various disciplines.
A separate Serials Section is also available in the library. More than 50 research journals & magazines, and 12 newspapers (6 English and 6 Urdu) have also been subscribed to keep the students, faculty and staff updated with latest research trends and current affairs.