NCPOR Library

NCPOR has the India's most comprehensive polar library which holds the largest collection of information regarding Antarctica Arctic and the Southern Ocean; the library has developed high-quality online information resources. Library concerned with the collection, preservation, and dissemination of information dealing with the Antarctic, Arctic and Southern Ocean regions and promotes initiatives leading to improved collections and services.


NCPOR - Library division, in pursuance of its objectives of collecting and preserving intellectual assets, has continued to augment its resources both print and digital forms. As a part of full digitalization of NCPOR library, all the resources such as Books, e-books, e-journals, current news and all Antarctic expedition reports, NCPOR publications are now available on a single platform in the form of online NCPOR library website.


At present library is having total 2025 books, 7 scientific Journals, 9 magazines, 52 CD’s (related to NCPOR, Indian Ocean, Arctic & Antarctic, etc), 1899 Maps etc.


Visitors are most welcome; opening hours are 9.00am - 1.00pm and 1.30pm - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday in all working days.

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