About DNLU Library

A University’s library is a mirror of its academic depth and intellectual prowess. The constant urge for grasping and disseminating knowledge is an invariable motto of Dharmashastra National Law University and the University continues to work upon this motto with all its conviction. This is the reason that within a small span of time the University’s library is able to form a rich collection of books and journals. The fully equipped Wi-Fi premise of the library is conducive for reading and research purposes with a helpful staff to facilitate student learning.  DNLU Library is not only the repository of knowledge but also the dispenser of knowledge and beliefs.  It has a wide range of academic resources such as books, periodicals (Online and Offline), legal databases, back volumes, etc. The DNLU Library comprises a Central Library and collectively supports the teaching & research programmes of the Institute.

At present users can refer to more than 7000 documents from the library. The reference section has an appreciable collection of materials indices, Reference books, Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Law Commission Reports and Legal lexicons, Legal and Research databases etc. It works on the vision to satisfy the requirements of the users using its collections and innovative services and also is a constant endeavour to become one of the leading libraries in India in the field of resources, services, and technology.

Library Mission

The DNLU library promotes intellectual development and creativity by developing its collections, facilitating access to information resources, trained the effective use of library resources and develop the research activity. The library is committed to student success by supporting education and research through services that provide convenient, reliable, and purposeful access to information resources for the entire reader community providing right information to the users at the right time and in the right format.


An E-library helps the patrons to use subscribed databases through computers. DNLU E-Library has a well-setup ecosystem of computers connected with high-speed broadband and Webcams. This provides services and information resources in an electronic format other than print format and enhances the experience of browsing E-Collections distributed across networks. The E-Library has become an integral part of our academic and research activities. E-Library enhances access to national and international scholarly journals/databases.