Welcome to Central Library, IISER Bhopal a very special place in the IISER Campus with its rich collection of books and journals in the field of Basic Sciences and related areas. Currently houses around 7000 books, comprises of collection includes textbooks for the BS-MS and Ph.D curriculum in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Humanities and Social Sciences. Library collection also includes documents in Computer Science, History of Science, light reading materials, Fictions, Stories, General books, Encyclopaedias and Dictionaries, Magazines etc. Research books & Monographs are also included in the collection for labs & research purpose.

Library is committeed to providing widest possible access to information and this commitment is reflected in the range of services provided by it. Library website is linked to various online databases that are available from any networked PC within the library and the Institute. The Library spares no efforts to fulfill its mission by selecting, acquiring, organizing, reserving, maintaining, and providing access to a collection of materials and electronic resources that address the needs of the academic community.

On-line access to full text as well as bibliographic databases are being subscribed to facilitate research & teaching. Plans for library expansion includes subscription to all major scientific research journals as well as e-books, e-journals & bibliographic databases etc. Library operations are automated using KOHA Library Management Software. Central Library is now fully automated with all posible modern facilities. Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) is accessible at URL: http://webopac.iiserb.ac.in/

Library Services: At present, the Library offers services as Lending facility; Claims/Reservations; Renewals; Reading Room; Inter Library Loan; Document Delivery Services; SDI Services; CAS Services; Library website; Reprography Services; Orientation Program etc. In addition to the services mentined above, the Library has started various Lib 2.0 initiatives in order to overcome the space and time constraints faced by all Libraries when offering traditional services. The Library organizes various training programs / informative sessions for e-resources and also for print resources.

EBSCO Discovery Service @ IISERB Library

Library Committee

  • Coordinator/Dean, Academic Affairs - Chairperson
  • Coordinator/Dean, R&D - Member
  • Coordinator/Dean, Students Affairs - Member
  • Coordinator/Dean, Faculty Affairs - Member
  • HoD/Coordinator, Computer Centre - Member
  • Librarian/ I/c Library - Member
  • AR (S&P / IAO-I) - Member
  • AR (F&A / IAO-II) - Member
  • Dr. Sandeep K Pathak, Dy. Librarian - Member Secretary

Library Hours

  • Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight
  • Sunday and Holiday 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • During Examinations: 9:00 AM to 01:00 AM

Book Indent Form

Library Membership

Book Lost Form

Book Replacement Form

Circulation Hours (Check-In / Check-Out / Renewal) :

  • Monday - Friday 09:30 hrs - 17:00 hrs

Notice Board/Press Release

  • Central Library is subscribing various e-resources and available at Digital Library page
  • Online Book Catalogue (Web-OPAC) is available at http://webopac.iiserb.ac.in/
  • Central Library is using KOHA (Open Source Library Management Software) for Library automation
  • Central Library's website is also accessible at : http://iiserb.ac.in/library


  • Dr. Sandeep Kumar Pathak
  • Deputy Librarian & In-charge, Central Library
    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal
    Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhauri
    Bhopal 462 066 Madhya Pradesh, INDIA
  • Phone : +91 755 269 2307, 669 2307
  • Email: skpathak@iiserb.ac.in


Office Staff

Open Access Resources

Physics & Computer Science



Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

List of PhD Thesis

List of PhD Theses with abstract

List Of CD-ROMs

Library Guide 2016

Magazines And Newspapers

Online Payment Facility For Library Overdues

Union Catalogue Of E-Resources

E-Resource Usage Policy

Arrangement Of Library Books

List Of E-Resources 2017