Our Library

Jharkhand Rai University’s state-of-the-art library and is spread across 8000 sq. ft. of area. It is equipped with Internet browsing facilities and a reading room. Library serves as a backbone to all academic activities at our campus. The library at Jharkhand Rai University houses more than 25,000 textbooks and a good number of reference materials, journals, magazines, periodicals and audio-videos.

JRU uses KOHA Software for its E-Library which is highly advanced software used for any library. The students can easily search books through OPAC, can reissue, hold the book, can check number of books availability, suggest new books, check their library fine, due date, download library forms, etc.

About the library

  • Library has a rich collection of books on various branches of knowledge.
  • Serving as the Nerve center of the University.
  • Almost 54099 collections of books are housed in the library.

Working Hours Of Library

09.00 am to 05.00 pm (Mon Sat)

Library Collections

  • Total No books : 25149
  • Reference books : 2217
  • CD/DVD’S : 148
  • Print Journal : 35
  • Magazines : 14
  • Newspapers : 21

ICT Enabled Library Services

  • Computerized issue/return of books
  • E Zone for e journal and e books Retrieval
  • CCTV cameras installed in library

electronic resource


Information requirements of Academia:

UG/PG Students: To meet their course requirements, To present seminars, To write assignments, Submission of project reports/dissertations.

Research Scholars: To solve their research problems, To conduct literature review, To prepare seminar/conference presentations.

Faculty: To conduct classes/labs, To prepare journal articles & conference papers, To write books, To carryout minor & major projects, To guide students for MPhil

What are E-Resources:

Electronic Resources are documents in digital format which are accessible electronically.

Examples: E-Books, E-journals etc… in varied formats like PDF, .jpeg, .html, .asp, .doc, .xls etc…

E- Resources Types:

  • E-Books
  • E-Journals
  • E-Databases
  • E-Newspapers
  • E-Magazines
  • E-Project reports
  • E-Thesis
  • E-Dissertations


An electronic book (or e-book) is a book made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on computers or other electronic devices.


Although sometimes defined as “an electronic version of a printed book”, some e-books exist without a print equivalent.