BUP Library and Archive started with approx 500 books in 2010 with a room space of 200 square-feet in the 3rd floor of MIST Administrative Building. At present the library is fully air-conditioned with a floor space of approx 10600 square-feet, equipped with all learning amenities and is striving to utilize cutting-edge technology as well as to incorporate world famous electronic scholarly assets. As on September 2019 the library has a collection of mostly department related 17000 books and 2800 journals/magazines. The library users are able to do check-out and check-in through RFID based library management system. Besides having a cyber corner users are also provided with off-campus facility with RemoteXs to browse 12 international E-resource links.
All students, teachers, officers and employees with valid BUP ID card are considered to be member and are eligible to receive all facilities of the library (BUP Central Library and Archive Policy-2018). The facilities are:
a. Book issue.
b. Reading facility.
c. Reading of thesis paper.
d. Cyber Center.
e. RemoteXs facility during off campus hours.
f. Reading Newspapers.
g. Journal/Magazine Section.
Library Automation and Digitization
RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) based library management system provides the following: detail information on library collection, books issue, E-mail notification, penalty and anti-theft detection.
Under digital platform the library has 12 full functional electronic links as well as RemoteXs facility.