The University of Delhi was established in 1973 to facilitate access for South Delhi Residents. It moved to its present location on Benito Juarez Road, near Dhaula Kuan, in 1984. It is housed in a four-story separate building, in beautiful surroundings on an elevated site at the center of the Campus and offers a congenial environment for study and research. The total sitting capacity of the Library is about 275 seats, with reading halls on all the floor along with the collection.
The Library has been organized as follows.
Ground Floor: The ground floor of the library has the issue/ return counter, membership, Internet Access Facility, Public Catalog, Acquisitions Section. The books on Science Psychology, Education, Geography along with the Reference Collection are on this floor.
First Floor: The first floor of the library has the Processing Section where the books of Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities are Processed. The books on English and Hindi Literature, Sanskrit, Philosophy Commerce, Economics, Sociology, Journalism, History, Political Science, Useful Arts etc. are available on this floor.
Second Floor: The entire floor is devoted to Periodicals Sections. Journals, magazines, newspapers are available here The current issues are arranged alphabetically. Presently the Library is subscribing to 239 journals/ newspapers along with some annual reports of various organizations. The photocopying facility is also available on this floor.
IIC also provides an exclusive mini library for the students of the IIC which comprises of all the dedicated books related to the syllabus as well as study material for the course.