The University Library, Palampur
owes its origin to the establishment of the third campus of the Punjab
Agricultural University at Palampur as part of the
Hill College of Agriculture.
The central library at Palampur caters to the needs
of the students, teachers, extension specialists and the staff of the four
constituent colleges of the university as well as the scientific staff,
stationed at the Research Stations, Sub-stations and KVKs of the university.
The library system constitutes of the following libraries:
1. University Library at Palampur
2. Regional Research Station Library, Dhaula Kuan (Sirmour)
3. Regional Research Station Library, Bajaura (Kullu)
4. Regional Research Station Library, Kukumseri (Lahaul & Spiti)
Besides, Research Stations, Sub-stations and KVKs in the CSK HP Krishi Vishvavidyalaya have their
own small workable collection of books, etc. This agricultural university library
is designated as FAO Depository library and therefore all the FAO publications
are received in this library, free of cost. The library has also been declared
as the Regional Library by the ICAR under the National Agricultural Research
System of India.