Library and Documentation Division (Knowledge Resource Centre)

The Library and Documentation Division (KRC/Library) of CSIR-IICB is one of the biggest knowledge resource centres in the area of biomedical sciences in the eastern zone of India. With the establishment of Indian Institute of Medical Research on January 01, 1935, the Library & Documentation Division started its journey as one of the prestigious department. Since its inception, it has been playing a pivotal role in the research & development programmes of the institute. The prime objective of this division is to organise various types of knowledge resources and disseminate those resources to its user at right time. Library & Documentation division has gone metamorphosed gradually. It is maintaining print collection as well as electronic versions of knowledge resources.


The Knowledge Resource Centre provides the following technical and scientific information services & facilities to the users of this Institute and outside educational, research and industrial organizations:

  1. Reading-Room Facility
  2. Literature Search
  3. Information Services through CD-ROM and Online Databases
  4. Lending Facility
  5. Reference and Referral Services
  6. Resources Sharing


Important Links 

Online Public Access Catalogue (OAPC)  |  Collection | Current Journals | Back Files (on line)ADONISLIBRARY RULES AND REGULATIONS


Library Committee

  1. Dr. Sucheta Tripathy, Chairperson
  2. Dr. Partha Chakrabarti, Member                                                  
  3. Dr. Ranjan Jana, Member                                                  
  4. Dr. Shilpak Chatterjee, Member     
  5. Dr. Sujoy K Das, Member                              
  6. Dr. Krishnananda Chattopadhyay, Convener                                    


Library Hours  

The KRC/Library remains open on all working days (Monday to Friday) from 9.30 AM to 6.00 P.M.


Officers & Staff Members

  • Dr.Krishnananda Chattopadhyay

    +91 33 24995713

    Chief Scientist & Head

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  • Mr. Manas Samanta

    033-24995769 & 24995934

    Senior Technical Officer (1)

  • Ms. Mahua Bhattacharjee

    +91 33 24995706

    Senior Technician (1)

  • Mr. Tapan Das

    +91 33 24995914

    Senior Technician (1)

  • Mr. Shyamal Nath

    +91 33 24995706

    Lab. Attendant (2)