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NIAP has a specialized library collection of print, electronic databases like Statistical Abstracts, Economic Survey, Agricultural census, Input surveys, Livestock census, NSSO CD ROM, CSO, other Government of India publications and some state Government Publications also. The library facility of Centre is being developed as an efficient information service unit. At present library houses a total of 6518 publications, 3227 reference books, 118 CD ROM’s, 2295 database publications, 781 reports, 97 SAARC publications and other references materials. Library references are computerized using library software package with quick search facility. The library has subscription to 13 national journals, 16 international journals and online subscription to Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Pvt. Ltd. (CMIE) database, Commodities and States of India, Economic & Political Weekly (EPW) archives and Economic and Political Weekly Research Foundation (India Times Series). It also has a depository of FAO, CGPRT, and CGIAR reports. Library has separate section of Hindi books. NIAP Researchers has access to many journals through CeRA (Consortium for e-Resources in Agriculture) website created by IARI under NAIP project. The library is playing active role in timely dissemination of scientific and technical information for research via Current Awareness Service and Newspaper Clipping Service also. Library has played facilitating role in NIAP scientists becoming members of IARI and IASRI libraries also. Further three computers; one printer and one scanner are placed in library with connectivity to internet for library user’s convenience.