Library-to-Library Membership Program

The National Library of Chemical Sciences aims to support the advanced chemical and biological education programs and research scholarly activities throughout Pakistan, therefore, we encourage the use of our resources and services by the community of researchers in Chemistry, Bio-sciences and Biotechnology, Drug Research, Medicinal Chemistry, Biology, Food Sciences, Magnetic Resonance, Natural Product and related disciplines.

In this regard, we are offering a library-to-library membership programme.   

As a member library, your members may avail the following resources and facilities available at the National Library of Chemical Sciences;
25,000 High quality selected print books.
50,000 Offline and online e-books.
300 Subscribed Journals from all over the World. 
25,000 Online Journals.
Chemical Abstracts (in print) from Vol.1 (1907) till to date.
22 Highly demanded Online Databases such as SciFinder, Scopus, Chemical Abstracts, etc.
05 CD-Rom Databases
ICCBS Research publications by the eminent scientists
For further details of library resources, please write us
Inter-Library Loan Facility   
Documents Delivery Services
Reference Services
Reading Room Services
Scanning Services
Procedure of membership:

This membership is initially offered to Karachi based libraries only for the duration of six months, which may be extendable while the membership has no charges. Interested libraries may acquired the membership form directly from the National Library of Chemical Sciences or send request on

Completed forms may send to the following address; or email;

Furrukh Hussain Zai 
 Senior Librarian 
 International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences  
 University of Karachi, Karachi-75270  

Membership will be granted to selected libraries after complete review by the director ICCBS