Central Library

IIRS Library started with a small collection of books and journals. But now the library collection is one of best collection in the field of Remote Sensing and its application areas. The Library is dedicated to serve the information needs of the scientists, researchers and students of the Institute. Day by day IIRS Library is growing in terms of services and latest collections in the field of Remote Sensing and its applications.


To collect, organize and disseminate relevant information on remote sensing and its applications in different fields. To fulfill the information needs of faculties, researchers and students of IIRS. To respond to the information needs of scientists, researchers, Government departments and Institutions.


IIRS Library has wide collection of documents in the form of Books, Proceedings, Theses, and Reports etc. to meet the requirements of its users.

  • Books & Monographs - 15335
  • Reference Books – 275
  • Dictionaries- 100
  • Encyclopedias – 35
  • Atlases- 25
  • Conference Proceedings- 340
  • Technical Reports- 1450
  • Theses/Dissertations – 1767
  • Multimedia CD- 142

Current Journals/Serials - 96 (Print)

Online Journal - 434

Journals (Back Volumes) - 6606


IEEE Explore Digital Library

SPIE Digital Library


The IIRS Library offers the following services:

  • Lending Service

    The lending of books, reports, theses, dissertations etc.

  • Browsing and Access to E-Resources

    IIRS Library Provides access to E-resources to its user community within the campus as well as off the campus

  • Reference and Referral Service

    IIRS Library provides reference services from its own databases and collections according to the nature of query in the field of Remote Sensing and its application areas.

  • Content Information service

    IIRS Library subscribes to almost all remote sensing journals and other journals of interest. The content is being subscribed by library forwarded to faculty.

  • Alert Service

    The information or notification about the conferences, seminars, symposiums, journal TOC and workshops etc. received in the library are displayed and notified accordingly.

  • Bibliographical Information Service

    Bibliographies are provided on a particular topic on demand as well as in anticipation of such demands from its databases.

  • Reprographic Service

    Photocopy of full text articles, few pages of books, theses and dissertation etc. from its collection at nominal charges.

  • OPAC

    Online Public Access Catalogue of library collection provided to all the divisions of the institute as well as scientist’s desk and in the library.

  • Anti-plagiarism service

    IIRS Library is the focal point for anti-plagiarism in the institute

  • Internet and Email facility

    IIRS Library also provides Internet, Email and Computer facility to it users.

  • Reading Room

    Sitting arrangement for 40 readers in reading room.

  • Inter Library Loan

    IIRS Library maintains cordial relation with local institutional libraries of Dehradun. It is this relation that helps it to provide inter-library loan services to its users for the books and periodicals not available in IIRS Library.

  • Antariksh Gyaan An ISRO library Consortium:

    19 ISRO and DOS libraries are the members of the consortium, through consortia AIAA, SPIE digital library, IEEE(IEL) and Journal TOC resources are accessible on the institution level.

  • Library Hours

    09.00-20.00 hrs (Mon-Fri)

    09.00-17.30 hrs (Saturday)

  • Library Staff

    Team of trained and experienced professionals provides the services. The staff can be approached at any time for any assistance in the library.

  • User Relation

    We make all efforts to maintain best standards of services and encourage our library users to give suggestions to improve services. Orientation programme for new member or user are being conducted regularly.

Department : Central Library
Phone : 0135-2524201
Email : iirslibrary[at]iirs[dot]gov[dot]in
Address : 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun- 248001 India

Page last updated: 24 June 2022, 16:30


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