The Library was started in the year 1984 as Crescent Engineering College, after serving 25 years, it became University Library in the year 2009. The
Central Library of B.S.Abdur Rahman University has huge collections in the
field of Science, Engineering and Technology, Management and Humanities.
Library functions 12 hours in a day and Saturdays and Sundays also the library
is working.The library is member of
DELNET (Developing Library Network), MALIBNET (Madras Library Network), British Council Division, Anna University - Chennai, American Information Resource Centre and Structural Engineering Resource Centre. The Library is also a member of National Digital Library (https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/) , under the mission of National Knowledge Network. The Library enrolled its membership in Shodhganga (http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/) to upload PhD thesis.
The Library is subscribing online journals such as ASCE, ASME, IEEE, EBSCO Art & Architecture, EBSCO Business Source Complete, ELSEVIER, and SPRINGER publications.All these resources can be accessed anywhere in the world by 24x7 through Knimbus database. The Library has the facility to check plagiarism through Turnitin. Library conducts 'Annual Book Exhibition', regularly, which enable our staff, research scholars and students to go through hundreds of titles of their area of interest under one roof.