Print Books and Journals

A large number of high quality selected books are available in the National Library of Chemical Sciences and with sister libraries at the PCMD, IAC and PBW the combined collection of ICCBS libraries is more than twenty-five thousand printed books.

The library subscribes to 330 professional and scholarly journals from all over the world on Chemistry, Bioscience and Biotechnology, Drug Research, Medicinal Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, Magnetic Resonance, Natural Product, etc.. The most recent issues of journals are placed on the current journal display shelves and back issues for that year are placed under the current journals. Bound volumes of back issues are housed separately.

The online catalogue, which lists all items available in the library, can be searched by author, title, subject, keyword or call number of the book. The catalogue can be viewed online at