All functions of the library have been automated and readers issue cards and library materials bar-coded. The library catalogue can be accessed through Internet (limited time) and on the campus wide Intranet. In addition to the holdings of the library the catalogue can also be accessed for identifying the papers published by the CLRI staff since the inception of the Institute - around 6500 in all.

A database of Indian patents (1912-1998) relating to leather and allied fields is also available on the Intranet.

Use of the Library
On an average, 110-120 users visit the library every day with an occupancy rate of 28-30 users at any given point of time. Other than Members , the library is also open to Non-Members for reference. Research Students and faculty of more than 125 colleges, universities, research institutes, and hospitals use the library on a regular basis.







For Further Information Please Contact

Head, Knowledge Resource Center

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tel: +91 44 24437256