Library and Documentation Centre


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Library and Documentation Centre

Library and Documentation Centre was established in line with WII’s mission as multidisciplinary information and learning resource centre on biodiversity conservation and management.The L&DC holds over 25,958 books, 20,600 newspaper clippings, 7,350 maps/toposheets and more than 6,225 bound volumes of old and rare. The centre provides online access to all relevant journals and archives.

Library and Documentation Centre

The Library & Documentation Centre (L&DC) has the following objectives.

  • To acquire, organize and disseminate all relevant world wide literature on biodiversity conservation and related fields.
     
  • To serve the user readership through normal and special library & information services, like circulation, reference, photocopy, documentation, etc.
     
  • To establish and maintain links with other national information systems in India and other countries to ensure free flow of information at national and international levels.
     
  • To serve as a training center for information personnel and users.

    To provide the above services to:

    (a) WII,
    (b)
    Protected areas all over the country,
    (c)
    Institutions engaged in nature conservation research in the country & abroad,
    (d)
    Universities & Colleges,
    (e)
    Individual scholars working in related areas, NGOs, etc.,

    To bring out periodic publications on the following:

    (a) Current content of periodicals,
    (b)
    Research in progress,
    (c)
    List of unpublished research literature, covering dissertations, thesis etc.,
    (d)
    Compilation of bibliographies, and
    (e)
    Compilation of abstracts.

Contact Librarian: sunita [at] wii [dot] gov [dot] in
Email: library [at] wii [dot] gov [dot] in