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 digitization and automation related international trends, NUST Central Library is also equipped with over 150,000 books; 23,000 journals, and 10,000 project theses in electronic format. This collection supports NUST students to access the resources in a more efficient way.
To maximize 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 10,000 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.
Archives enable society to undertake a wide range of roles that enable civilized communities to take root and flourish, enabling education and research. Central Library maintains a dedicated Archival Section with a range of archival collections. The aim of NUST Archives is to document and preserve archival material of historical significance, including important records, documents, photographs, artefacts/objects pertaining to the establishment and development of the University from its very inception.
A separate Serials Section is also available in the library. More than 100 research journals & magazines, and 2 newspapers have also been subscribed to keep the students, faculty and staff updated with latest research trends and current affairs.