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 50,123 books, comprising of most recent editions of recommended textbooks and reference books (both Indian and International). The Library is equipped with an all-inclusive collection of books related to 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 1,84,417 e-books and 8000+ e-journals 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 textbooks and reference books.