Frequently Asked Questions

The CWDS Library is a specialized library opened to researchers only for the consultation. No consultation fee is charged. (Right to Admission reserved).

Timings: 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m, Monday to Friday (Except holidays).

Facilities/ Services:

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) e-Resources (full text) on Intranet
  • Mahila Database (Catalogue)
  • Article Index Database
  • Audio-visual Database
  • Periodicals Database
  • Women’s Studies Articles Database
  • EPW Women’s Studies Review Articles
  • e-Library on Violence Against Women
e-Information Services Photocopying
  • BOL – Electronic Discussion List on Gender Issues in South Asia
  • Current Awareness Bulletin
  • Current Contents of Journals
  • Readings Lists and Web-bibliographies
  • Available against the advance payment @Re.1/- per page.
  • Kindly note – entire document will not be photocopied.
  • Print outs – @Rs.2/- per page for computer print outs.

     Access to JSTOR.       Laptop connectivity.

General Rules

  • Bags are not allowed inside the Reading Room;
  • No document will be given during the lunch time;
  • Please do not shelve the documents after reading;
  • Readers should not mark, underline, dog-ear mark, write, tear pages or damage the Library documents;
  • No Library material can be taken out of the library without permission;
  • Please replace the newspapers after reading;
  • Uses of Mobile phones are not permitted inside the Library.