Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

CSIR-CLRI Library has adopted Koha Library Software, the world's first free and open source library system for its integrated library management practices. The Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) can be accessed from across the globe to get the details of books and journals available in the Library at

All the functions of the Library are integrated using the software. The books and journals are bar-coded for seamless circulation (Issue and Return of books).



Click here to open LIBRARY WEB OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) using URL (


Membership/access to other Library Facilities

CSIR-CLRI has Institutional Membership to access the following Libraries/facilities. Authorized users of CSIR-CLRI may contact KRC (Library) for further details or send email to

  1. British Council of India, Chennai.
  2. MALIBNET (Madras Library Network)
  3. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Library, Chennai.
For Further Information Please Contact

Head, Knowledge Resource Center

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tel: +91-44-24437256; +91-44-24437154