The Central Library, which is serving the staff and students of seven constituent colleges of the University, has increased its collection to 90,781 lakhs volumes of books, 133 foreign and Indian subscribed journals, 3374 theses and dissertations as well as Annual and Technical reports (8243) of different Universities and institutions. The library has open access system and daily 400 to 450 readers avail the library facilities.

Book Bank

The Text Book Bank provides books to students at nominal charges. Every year the Tribal Welfare Department of the Govt. of Orissa donates books to the Text Book Bank for distribution among S.C & S.T students free of cost. Under inter-library loan system, books, journals and thesis are lent out and borrowed from other libraries and when demanded by the Institutions.

Facility of e-library:

A well furnished room with 50 reader capacity having all facilities for accessing the internet and CDROM data base and online access are available for use by the staff and students of OUAT. University has subscribed to 6 data base in the form of CDROM i.e., CAB, AGRICOLA, AGRIS,VET, ASFA, BIOTECHNOLOGY. The eagerness to use the e-library facility for acquiring needful information is increasing day by day among the users. About 15,360 users have used e-library during 2006-07.

The College has a specious and well equipped library which is run according to an open access system. The Library occupies area of 1100 Sq. Meter and has more than 150 seats for its readers. It has rich collection of about 53000 Volumes of Books, Bound Periodicals, Reference collection, Ph.D. thesis, ME/ BE Project Reports, Standards and CD-ROMs. Library has procured SOUL Software and computerized all the activities. More than 1550 Users (Students and Staffs) using the library regularly.

Following services are provided to the users:
  • Reference Service
  • Internet Facility
  • CD-ROM Database Search
  • Photocopying Services
  • DELNET Facilities
  • OPAC Service (In house data)