Library Collection

Library Collection

At the IDSK library, there are over 20,000 books, reference books, monographs, reports, occasional papers, working papers, special lecture series, 27 printed and over 2000 online journals, 6 daily newspapers (The Times of India, The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Line, The Telegraph and Ananda Bazar Patrika), 2 career counselling newspapers (Employment News and Karmakhetra), and working papers from various institutions in India and abroad.

Under Rabindranath Tagore Centre for Human Development Studies (RTCHDS), more than 4,000 books, monographs, reference collections, and CDs particularly on Rabindranath Tagore are available. In addition, it has more than 5,000 books as gifted collections of Michael Sprinker, Gopal Krishna Gandhi, Parimal Dasgupta, and Amiya Kumar Bagchi.

The library also has acquired the archival documents of Rosa Luxemberg Stiftung funded project on ‘Women and Media’ which include reports, booklets, posters, pats or scroll paintings, CD ROMs, DVDs, audio cassettes, video cassettes, catalogues, transparencies and fact sheets.