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:
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.
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.
Photocopy of full text articles, few pages of books, theses and dissertation etc. from its collection at nominal charges.
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.
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.
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.
09.00-20.00 hrs (Mon-Fri)
09.00-17.30 hrs (Saturday)
Team of trained and experienced professionals provides the services. The staff can be approached at any time for any assistance in the library.
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.