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Library and Documentation


About the Library 

The Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG) Library has the most comprehensive and unique collection of geomagnetic resources within the country. The library reflects the history of the Institute in its collection. Thus subjects like astronomy, astrophysics, and meteorology also find its place along with present subject interest.  Its present collection can be broadly classified in the areas of Geomagnetism, Upper Atmosphere, Solid Earth Geomagnetism, Paleomagnetism, Environmental Geomagnetism, Plasma Physics, Applied Mathematics, Computers, Electronics & Instrumentation, and Antarctic Geosciences. The library facilities are also available at the regional research centers at Tirunelveli, Allahabad, and Shillong. Basic books related to the field are available with all its ten observatories located throughout India. This collection also includes the Indian Magnetic Data, published since 1845. 


Trial Access : Lyell Collection -Geological Society of London  (from 13.05.2022 - 13.06.2022)  


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Library Opening Hours

Library Hours: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM

The Library remains closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.



Name: Dr. Smita Chandra 
Designation: Library In-Charge
Phone: 022-2748 4137