Over the past two decades, the Library has developed a vast collection of material in the form of Journals/ Newsletters/ Bulletins through subscription, gratis and exchange from all over India and overseas related to women and development issues. Presently the Library subscribes to 46 journals and receives 7 journals in exchange for the Centre’s journal “Indian Journal of Gender Studies”.

The Library also receives over 500 newsletters/ bulletins gratis from various research and academic institutions, government agencies as well as women’s organizations from India and abroad. The Library houses an impressive collection of books and monographs focusing on India and from India. However, there is also a sizable coverage of SAARC countries, and other developing and developed countries.

Newspaper Clippings

A collection of clippings from 10 dailies on 75 subjects is maintained since 1986.

Search tools and Services

  • Articles Index Database – Search books and monographs available with CWDS Library.  Search OPAC.
  • Reading Lists – The Library brings out a series of Reading Lists on various aspects of Gender Studies from its collection.  .
  • Current Awareness Bulletin – Through its collection, the Library brings out a monthly Current Awareness Bulletin.