The Central University Library of Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani was established in 1972 with separate state-of-the art building to fulfill the academic needs of the students, faculties and extension staff of the university. The library has become an important center for learning with its unique status with respect to collection of text books, reference books, journals, periodicals, e-Resources and databases coupled with need base collection and development. The aim of University Library is to integrate library services and practices into the teaching and learning process and to increase ability to impart and facilitate knowledge acquisition, student learning and the attainment of lifelong learning skills. The University Library with its available resources is continuously trying to enhance student learning and to develop proficiency in information access, retrieval and integration.
With the increasing impact of ICT on higher education, the library has adopted ICT tools for the effective library services. The library is computerized with Koha library management software. With the installation of RFID, the library has moved one more step towards modern library. The grants received form ICAR for strengthening of library has been effectively utilized for the creation of modern facilities in the library.
"The University Library is committed to provide an easy and ready access to library resources for updating the knowledge base of the students and staff. Our endeavor is to keep the users of our library abreast of the state- of-the art inputs in respect of their discipline, so that they can face confidently challenges thrown open by 21st Century. We are streamlining our concerted efforts to build our library as an excellent center for disseminating information".