Our motto: To be a bridge between READER & BOOK
The CSIR-CRRI Library, an ISO-9001-2015 certified library along with its parent organisation CSIR-CRRI, was established in the year 1952. The library has developed a well balanced and up-to-date collection of over 90,000 books, standards, periodicals, conference proceedings, maps, audio/video cassettes; CD ROM based bibliographic databases, etc. containing worldwide information in the field of highway engineering, traffic and transportation engineering, planning & environment, bridge engineering, geotechnical engineering and related areas. Reading material ranges with respect to subject area from core science and technology to religious and Hindi literature. Publication also ranges in terms of year of publication from latest to as old as 18th century.
Access to worldwide literature is provided through various gateways including In-house bibliographic database maintained in KOHA Software. Access through OPAC is also available on Intranet. Digital Repository software DSPACE is used to showcase the Scholarly Publications of CSIR-CRRI.
Apart from CSIR-CRRI, this library is regularly being utilised by various researchers working in different institutes, practitioners, students and other Indian citizens. However, this is subject to prior permission.
- Collection Development in the Field of Highway & Transportation Research
- Computerization of Library Services to maintain and upgrade database for easy access
- Access to E-journals through National Knowledge Resources Consortium (NKRC)
- ‘QR code’ service to access library e-resources.
- Circulation and online document delivery service.
- E-CART (Current Awareness in Roads & Transport) Bulletin for print and Online Journals (ASCE & ASTM)
- Plagiarism check service for CRRI scientific staff using iThenticate software
- Reference and Referral Service to Support Literature Search
- Library orientation programme to provide guidance to users
- Bibliographic Services
Events:In the era of digitisation, KRC tries to inculcate the habit of reading among readers through various events.
Recent Visitors: Scientific and Library staff of National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCB), Ballabgarh, Haryana.