About Library

Library is the nerve-centre and the heart of the institute and plays a vital role in supporting, teaching and learning activities, and is the base for individual research. Library is meant to help academic community to keep abreast with the latest development in their area of activities and to provide information support for research and consultancy. At the same time for students, library is a source to get information support for their course curriculum as well as for their self-development.

Institute’s Library is a good resource centre for the cooperative sector especially Gujarat and has very rich collection of books, journals, students’ Project reports, e-journals (J-Gate Social & Management Sciences) and many more to fullfill research and teaching need of academic community. The library collection covers subjects like Agriculture, Management, Cooperation, Economics, Banking, Rural Development, Women Empowerment, Accounting, Computer, Marketing Management, Cooperative and Other Laws, Dairy and Farming, etc. More than 55 national & international periodicals are subscribed to keep the users updated with the present trends in the above subject field.

Apart from this, library has Audio Visual Resources on CDs, DVDs, Slides etc.

An user-friendly library software “Koha” is adopted in Institute’s Library. This internationally popular software facilitates automated circulation (issue & return) of the books and speedy access to bibliographies, locations and availability information of the books stocked in the library.


  • Name of the Library: URICM Library
  • Area: 2 Blocks of Library (Reading Block & Stack Room or Book Block)
  • Library Resource:
  • Books: 10500 nos.
  • National Magazine / Journals : 48 nos.
  • International Journals: 03 nos.
  • e-Journals: J-Gate (Social & Management Sciences)
  • News Papers: 11 Editions
  • CD’s / VCD’s / Audio-Video Cassettes: 143 nos.
  • Other Resources : Annual Reports, Project Reports of HDCM & DICM, Winter Project and Summer Internship Report of PGDM (ABM) etc.
  • Facilities:
    • Reading Facility
    • Books and Magazines Issue and Return Facility
    • Reference / Information Services
    • egular Orientation / Information Literacy
    • Photocopying Facility
    • Current Awareness Service