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Library – School of Indian Legal Thought 

The School of Indian Legal Thought Library provides its members access to information resources and a platform to share and use the information they acquire in this technologically driven world. The college’s library serves as the center of its instructional process, catering to the educational needs of its community of scholars. Students, faculty and staff participate in the teaching/learning process through the library’s resources that support the curriculum, foster intellectual curiosity, and promote cultural appreciation. With the School of Indian Legal Thought Library, you’ll have the opportunity to study law in a rigorous, vibrant, and collaborative environment. It offers both conventional materials and electronic resources. 


The library has reading rooms, a newspaper reading room, a reference area, and a book bank part. The library has total square footage of 4167.25. The library is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm every day except for Saturdays, Sundays, and other govt holidays. Koha is An open-source integrated library system used to automate library operations. To guarantee student achievement, we gather, organise, and disseminate information.

You can find information on most printed, published materials through the library’s online public access catalogue (OPAC). Dewey Decimal is the classification scheme used for arranging library literature. All the library books are barcoded for easier circulation. It offers an open-access system to simplify readers’ access to library resources.

There are 11,745 books and 28 doctoral theses and PG dissertations in the library’s overall collection. The library has subscriptions to all regional daily newspapers and legal journals, which are regularly updated and available to students.

E-Journals, E-Databases, and E-books are available through direct subscriptions and consortias like KSHEC and Shodhsindhu. INFED provides library customers access to all databases and journals to which the university library has subscribed. Many useful databases are available, including Manupatra, Supreme Court Cases, JSTOR, Ebsco, Sage, Taylor & Francis, and others.

The library serves as a primary hub for knowledge and information resources for students and faculty, offering continuous access to a sizable number of full-text and bibliographic e-resources via INFED and access to print collections. 

Number of Books and Journals in the Department
Books 11902
Journals (Hard Copy) 6
Journals (Online) 7
Magazines 9
News Papers 4


  Online Journals Available
1 Manupatra
3 SCC Online
4 Ebsco Academic Search Premier
5 Sage Journals
6 Taylor and Francis
7 Others available through INFED

Library operations are user-friendly, and the freshers are given an orientation in the use of the library.

The School library has automated with the Koha Library management system, and two computers are available for OPAC and other online resource searches.  Library has a separate Book Bank collection for SC/ST students that is funded by the SC/ST department, Kerala. The library advisory committee makes purchasing decisions for books, journals, and infrastructural developments.

Koha is An open-source integrated library system used to automate library operations.

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