"These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves."
Library is equipped with 64 KBPS RF link and connected to 2 MBPS leased line from BSNL internet proxy server, internet web domain, CD-NET server and Library Automation server. Library is connected to campus-wide network which has fiber optic back bone with multiple nodes. The Library has reasonable terminals for users to have internet , e-mail and database access.
More than 4000 reference books with National and International Journals have been included in the field of Hearing Impairment, Mental Retardation and Visual Impairment. The majority of the journals and books are easily accessible by the challenged students of the University. The full text of the journals and books are integrated to single interface and bibliographical database for easy access to the users on any topic of interest for academic, research and rehabilitation. Access to International database is available through MEDLINE and Internet. The library has GUI based management software with unique collection of books, compact discs and audio-visual material in the form of audio-cassettes and slides related to speech, hearing and allied fields. Free browsing facility is available for all staff and students.
JAWS (Job Access With Speech) Software has been installed in the Library for Visually Challenged students.
In future, the University proposes to install various disabled-friendly softwares like Optacon, Kurzweil, Duxberry Translator, Magic, JAWS-11, Strip Magnifier, and CAI packages like Mathematics for educable mentally retarded, Fun With Numbers, Make Communication Easy, Trace & Play. We also intend to subscribe to the International Journals like Asia Pacific Journal of Disability, British Journal of Special Education, Asia Disability Status, World Forum on Disability, etc, with Indian Journals like Disability & Impairment, Journal of Rehabilitation Council of India, Indian Educational Review and Journal of Indian Education.