International Conference on Academic Libraries (ICAL-2023)

5th to 8th April, 2023

Delhi University Library System, University of Delhi

Delhi, INDIA   

Established in the year 1922 by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly, University of Delhi is a premier institution of the country with diverse educational programmes, distinguished faculty, modern infrastructure, varied co-curricular activities, and international acclaim for highest academic standards. In the last 100 years of its existence, the University has sustained the highest global standards and best practices in higher education. It has grown over the years as one of the largest universities in India with 16 faculties, over 80 academic departments, an equal number of colleges, over 500 educational programmes and over seven lakh students. It has achieved a path-breaking distinction in terms of being recognised as the Institution of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited the university with A+ Grade.

The University Library came into existence with the establishment of the University in the year 1922. Over the years, it has evolved into a distributed system of print and digital information resources and associated services known as Delhi University Library System. It is a federally managed organization of the collections currently distributed over 33 libraries spread over the two campuses of the university. The system functions with a vision to provide resources and opportunities for teaching learning and research of a high order conducted at the University. It has been conceptualized as an integrated system of discipline-wise, independent libraries distributed over the campuses. Its comprehensive collection and unique structure places DULS as a model academic library system in the country.