The Central Library at Chettinad Academy of Research and Education has an imposing infrastructure covering an area of 40,000 sq. ft. Spread over 3 floors, it can comfortably accommodate 500 readers at a time and is well-stocked with 37,653 books, comprising of most recent editions of recommended text books and reference books (both Indian and International), magazines and journals. The Library is equipped with an all-inclusive collection of books related medicine, allied health sciences, nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy, law, architecture and research.
As per the contemporary requirements, a digital library with internet access, Medlar search facilities, media resource services, computerized database access and E-access are also available to access more than 1,82,000 e books and 7000 e journals which are available.
We proudly state that the central library is automated with a Library Management Software developed in-house. An Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) has been created to effortlessly search for books. The research work of our doctoral and postgraduate students is on display in a separate section earmarked for the same.
In addition to the Central Library all the health science departments are equipped with individual department libraries stocked with essential text books and reference books.