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At a glance!

Print Books

Print Periodicals


Electronic Databases / eResources

4,35,839

e-Books


e-Journals

e-Periodicals


Users

Floor Area in sq. ft.


Reading Area Capacity

About RRU Library

Rashtriya Raksha University Library is an invaluable source of information for students, faculty members, researchers and other stakeholders of the University. The library has specialised resources in various subjects related to Internal Security, Policing, National Security, Criminology, Cyber Security, Forensic Science, Coastal Security, Criminal Law and related subjects in print as well as electronic form. The Library serves its users with the help of state-of-the-art tools, technologies and unique resources by providing access to the global contents in the respective subject domain on their fingertip.

Key figures:

  • Printed Books 13,461
  • Printed Periodicals including Journals/Magazines/Newspapers 36
  • Electronic Databases / e-Resources 33
  • e-Books 4,35,839
  • e-Journals 9,536
  • e-Periodicals including e-Magazines, e-Journals and e-Newspapers 7,602
  • e-Conference Proceedings 8,846
  • Audio/Video contents 331
  • Other e-Literature 10,22,154
  • Users (Students, Faculty, Researchers & Staff) 1500
  • Floor Area in sf 4,300
  • Reading Area Capacity 120
Library Committee

The University has constituted Library Committee for smooth functioning of the Library. The Library Committee deals with important aspects including collection development, library budget, staff development etc. and to advise University on library related matters.

Members:

  1. Dr. L Venkateswaran, Chairperson
  2. Ms. Richa Sharma, Member
  3. Mr. Pragneshkumar Parekh, Member
  4. Dr. Upendra Pandya, Member
  5. Ms. Anshu Singh, Member
  6. Mr. Kuldeepsinh Matedia, Member
  7. Mr. Shivam Kumar Pandey, Student Representative
  8. Ms.Tanu Chandel, Student Representative
  9. Mr. Gaurang Raval, Member Secretary

For any query pertaining to Library Committee, please contact library@rru.ac.in

Print Collection

RRU Library has specialised collection of more than 13,461 books in various subjects related to Policing and National Security. Apart from these, library has good collection related to Literature, Crime Fictions, Health & Fitness, Personality Development and Competitive Examination.

Major Subjects:

  • Police Administration & Policing
  • Criminology
  • IT & Cyber Security
  • Forensic Science
  • Criminal Law
  • Military & Defence
  • Maritime & Costal Security
  • Terrorism & Naxalism
  • Physical Education, Sports, Yoga & Fitness

The library subscribes periodicals including Journals, Magazines and Newspapers to provide insights into recent developments in the respective domains. The Library also has more than 200 Students Projects, Dissertations and Theses.

Online Resources & Tools
Brill eBooks

Brill eBooks contains perpetual access to 212 titles covering a variety of topics on International Law, Human Rights, Criminal Justice, and Maritime etc. (Title List)
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EBSCO eBooks Academic Collection

EBSCO eBooks Academic Collection which includes around 2,17,133 eBooks in various subjects like Military Science, Naval Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Political Science, Technology and many more from well-known press like Yale University Press, Oxford University Press, Harvard University Press, Cambridge University Press, MIT Press, University of California Press and many others. (Title List)
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e-Vidya and E-Vidya Bhasha Collection (Sage eBooks)

Our Library is having perpetual access to e-Vidya and e-Vidya Bhasha (Hindi) Collection-2021 of total 239 Sage eBooks which includes 111 titles from Social Science Collection, 11 titles from Non-fiction Collection, 14 titles from Business & Management Collection and 103 titles from e-Vidya Bhasha Hindi collection. (Title List)
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Human Kinetics Librarylist

Human Kinetics Library covers collection of more than 167 market-leading eBooks from Human Kinetics Publishing, including textbooks, supplementary monographs and materials for practitioners. It also includes over 252 videos including demonstrations of exercise movements and explanations of key physical activity concepts. (Title List)
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JSTOR eBooks

JSTOR eBooks contains premium high quality books from various renowned societies and renowned publishers on a variety of subjects which will fulfil the requirement of an entire e-Books library. (Title List)
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Pearson e-Library

Pearson e-Library is a comprehensive digital learning solution to empower learners across all disciplines. It contains 92 selected eBook titles on Computer, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Network Security, Cloud Computing and many more. (For Registration code, please contact the Library) (Title List)
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ProQuest Academic Complete eBooks

ProQuest Academic Complete offers access to more than 2,07,340 multidisciplinary eBooks with unlimited, multi-user access, powerful research tools and DRM-free chapter downloads.(Title List)
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T&F ForensicNetBase

This is collection of more than 190 eBooks titles in the area on Forensic Science. Featuring works by esteemed criminologists and forensic practitioners, this unparalleled e-library boasts an ever-growing number of essential references on crisis management and negotiation methods, arson and homicide investigation, expert witnessing, forensic pathology and toxicology, and cyber-crime. (Title List)
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Cambridge Journals

Selected 6 titles along with openly accessible titles from Cambridge University Press are accessible to us.(Title list)
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Edzter

Edzter is a digital reading platform of more than 5000 magazines, newspapers and journals of multiple disciplines and languages. It provides web base and app base access from RRU Campus network. User may access the resource by registering themselves using email id.(Title list)
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Foreign Policy

This source publishes articles, news, analysis, podcasts, opinion and analysis in the domain of foreign affairs, politics and international relations. It also includes access to digital PDF archive to all its previous issues of print magazine “Foreign Policy”.
Access link

Intelligence Online

It contains reports on and analyses secret diplomacy, parallel operations and conflicts around the world, focusing on the role of government intelligence agencies, corporate intelligence firms and lobby groups. It also investigates money-laundering, political instability, terrorism, espionage and organized crime in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. We are having 10 users access. (Login Credentials Required)
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JSTOR Journal

JSTOR contents more than 2,600 top scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences by publishers from more than 57 countries to preserve and make their content digitally available. (Title List)
Access link

JSTOR Security Studies Collection

This is a specialised collection of e-journals, reports and other contents in the field of Security Studies. (Title List)
Access link

Oxford Law Journals

Online Resource – Collection of Law Journals containing 47 titles from Oxford University Press(Title List)
Access link

ProQuest Journals (PACD)

It contains good collection of Journals on Publicly Available Content Database(PACD). (Title list)
Access link

Sage Journals

Our Library has access to 21 journal titles from Sage publication in print and online mode.(Title List)
Access link

Taylor & Francis e-Journals

This journal package has total 1076 e-journals in Social Science, Humanities, Law, Defence, Criminology etc. This subscription is available through INFLIBNET ESS package at the negotiated rates.(Title List)
Access link

The Diplomat

The Diplomat is the premier international current-affairs magazine for the Asia-Pacific region. It provides expert coverage on Geo-political trends throughout the Asia-Pacific, Defence and intelligence, Environment, human security and development and Arts, social trends and popular culture.
Access link

Turnitin Similarity Anti-Plagiarism Tool

It is an online plagiarism detection service. It helps researchers to check and avoid plagiarism and improve writing.
Access link

DrillBit Plagiarism Detection Software

Drillbit-Extreme ‘Plagiarism Detection Software’ subscription is provided under the ShodhShuddhi Programme of INFLIBNET Centre (UGC-MOE, GoI). There is a one-time registration process for users (limited to faculty members and research scholars) to be done through the library staff. Kindly contact gaurang.raval@rru.ac.in or library@rru.ac.in for activation of the account.
Access link

Global Arbitration Review

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) is a leading resource on international arbitration news and community intelligence. GAR prides itself on publishing reliable and informative arbitration news, providing readers with news updates five days a week, original annual reports and surveys, and in-depth features covering issues in international arbitration around the world. GAR’s dedicated team of journalists travel to report globally and have established a wide network of contacts to break news first.
Access link

Grey Dynamics

Grey Dynamics is a strategic cum Intelligence based website. It is very informative on the latest geopolitical situations and warfare. We have single access to it. (Login Credentials Required)
Access link

HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a source for traditional legal materials (reported cases, statutes, government regulations, academic law reviews, commercially produced law journals and magazines, and classic treatises), historical, governmental, and political documents, legislative debates, legislative and executive branch reports, world constitutions, international treaties, and reports and other documents of international organizations. The database includes more than 192 million pages of materials “in an online, fully searchable, image-based format”.
Access link

IA Reporter

The database contains online reports, articles and analysis relating to foreign investment protection, dispute resolution and policy making.
Access link

IEEE Computer Society Digital Library

IEEE Computer Society Digital Library collection is a part of IEEE Xplore and contains Over 8,00,000 top-quality computing articles & papers from 41 IEEE Computer Society Periodicals and more than 9,000 Annual Conference proceedings. (Title List)
Access link

Janes

Janes News Module contains Defence Weekly, Navy International, International Defence Review, Defence Industry News, Intelligence Review, Intelligence Weekly, Country Risk Daily Report, Militant Propaganda Analysis, Terrorism & Insurgency Monitor. Expert’s reporting and analysis provides impartial and independent insight across all key defence and security subject areas. (Login Credentials Required)
Access link

Jus Mundi – Academic Research

Jus Mundi is the world’s most comprehensive database for international law and arbitration. The platform offers an AI-driven comprehensive, multilingual, and user-friendly search engine for researchers, lawyers, and law students. It covers over 46,000 international law and arbitration documents, including investment arbitration, Commercial Arbitration, Public International Law, Law of Sea and International Trade-Law. Jus Mundi has international cases from more than 100 institutions globally and Ad Hoc Arbitration Tribunals established under UNCITRAL rules. Commercial Arbitration documents including arbitral awards are also available.
Access link

Manupatra

Manupatra is the comprehensive online legal research database in India, consisting of Judgments across all subjects of law from Supreme Court, all High Courts and Tribunals, exhaustive repository of Central Acts and Rules, Notifications and Circulars, largest collection of State Acts and Notifications, apart from host of other information with cross-references.
Access link

SCC Online

SCC Online Database is a legal content database covering Indian Case Law, Indian Statutory Laws, Indian Secondary Material and Moot Court Resources.
Access link

South Asia Archive

The South Asia Archive provides online access to millions of pages of rare primary and secondary sources from across the social sciences and humanities. This resource is provided through INFLIBNET Centre under ESS Scheme.
Access link

UNCLOS Commentary Online

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea edited by Myron H. Nordquist, Satya Nandan and Shabtai Rosenne. This reference work is based almost entirely on the formal and informal documentation of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III, 1973-1982), coupled, where necessary, with the personal knowledge of editors, contributors, or reviewers, many of whom were principal negotiators or UN personnel who participated in the Conference.
Access link

RemoteXs

It is a web-based access tool for libraries digital resources from anywhere.
Access link

Brill eBooks

Brill eBooks contains perpetual access to 212 titles covering a variety of topics on International Law, Human Rights, Criminal Justice, and Maritime etc.(Title List)
Access link

Cambridge Journals

Selected 6 titles along with openly accessible titles from Cambridge University Press are accessible to us.(Title list)
Access link

DrillBit Plagiarism Detection Software

Drillbit-Extreme ‘Plagiarism Detection Software’ subscription is provided under the ShodhShuddhi Programme of INFLIBNET Centre (UGC-MOE, GoI). There is a one-time registration process for users (limited to faculty members and research scholars) to be done through the library staff. Kindly contact gaurang.raval@rru.ac.in or library@rru.ac.in for activation of the account.
Access link

EBSCO eBooks Academic Collection

EBSCO eBooks Academic Collection which includes around 2,17,133 eBooks in various subjects like Military Science, Naval Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Political Science, Technology and many more from well-known press like Yale University Press, Oxford University Press, Harvard University Press, Cambridge University Press, MIT Press, University of California Press and many others. (Title List)
Access link

Edzter

Edzter is a digital reading platform of more than 5000 magazines, newspapers and journals of multiple disciplines and languages. It provides web base and app base access from RRU Campus network. User may access the resource by registering themselves using email id.(Title list)
Access link

e-Vidya and E-Vidya Bhasha Collection (Sage eBooks)

Our Library is having perpetual access to e-Vidya and e-Vidya Bhasha (Hindi) Collection-2021 of total 239 Sage eBooks which includes 111 titles from Social Science Collection, 11 titles from Non-fiction Collection, 14 titles from Business & Management Collection and 103 titles from e-Vidya Bhasha Hindi collection. (Title List)
Access link

Foreign Policy

This source publishes articles, news, analysis, podcasts, opinion and analysis in the domain of foreign affairs, politics and international relations. It also includes access to digital PDF archive to all its previous issues of print magazine “Foreign Policy”.
Access link

Global Arbitration Review

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) is a leading resource on international arbitration news and community intelligence. GAR prides itself on publishing reliable and informative arbitration news, providing readers with news updates five days a week, original annual reports and surveys, and in-depth features covering issues in international arbitration around the world. GAR’s dedicated team of journalists travel to report globally and have established a wide network of contacts to break news first.
Access link

Grey Dynamics

Grey Dynamics is a strategic cum Intelligence based website. It is very informative on the latest geopolitical situations and warfare. We have single access to it. (Login Credentials Required)
Access link

HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a source for traditional legal materials (reported cases, statutes, government regulations, academic law reviews, commercially produced law journals and magazines, and classic treatises), historical, governmental, and political documents, legislative debates, legislative and executive branch reports, world constitutions, international treaties, and reports and other documents of international organizations. The database includes more than 192 million pages of materials “in an online, fully searchable, image-based format”.
Access link

Human Kinetics Library

Human Kinetics Library covers collection of more than 167 market-leading eBooks from Human Kinetics Publishing, including textbooks, supplementary monographs and materials for practitioners. It also includes over 252 videos including demonstrations of exercise movements and explanations of key physical activity concepts. (Title List)
Access link

IA Reporter

The database contains online reports, articles and analysis relating to foreign investment protection, dispute resolution and policy making.
Access link

IEEE Computer Society Digital Library

IEEE Computer Society Digital Library collection is a part of IEEE Xplore and contains Over 8,00,000 top-quality computing articles & papers from 41 IEEE Computer Society Periodicals and more than 9,000 Annual Conference proceedings. (Title List)
Access link

Intelligence Online

It contains reports on and analyses secret diplomacy, parallel operations and conflicts around the world, focusing on the role of government intelligence agencies, corporate intelligence firms and lobby groups. It also investigates money-laundering, political instability, terrorism, espionage and organized crime in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. We are having 10 users access. (Login Credentials Required)
Access link

Janes

Janes News Module contains Defence Weekly, Navy International, International Defence Review, Defence Industry News, Intelligence Review, Intelligence Weekly, Country Risk Daily Report, Militant Propaganda Analysis, Terrorism & Insurgency Monitor. Expert’s reporting and analysis provides impartial and independent insight across all key defence and security subject areas. (Login Credentials Required)
Access link

JSTOR eBooks

JSTOR eBooks contains premium high quality books from various renowned societies and renowned publishers on a variety of subjects which will fulfil the requirement of an entire e-Books library. (Title List)
Access link

JSTOR Journal

JSTOR contents more than 2,600 top scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences by publishers from more than 57 countries to preserve and make their content digitally available. (Title List)
Access link

JSTOR Security Studies Collection

This is a specialised collection of e-journals, reports and other contents in the field of Security Studies. (Title List)
Access link

Jus Mundi – Academic Research

Jus Mundi is the world’s most comprehensive database for international law and arbitration. The platform offers an AI-driven comprehensive, multilingual, and user-friendly search engine for researchers, lawyers, and law students. It covers over 46,000 international law and arbitration documents, including investment arbitration, Commercial Arbitration, Public International Law, Law of Sea and International Trade-Law. Jus Mundi has international cases from more than 100 institutions globally and Ad Hoc Arbitration Tribunals established under UNCITRAL rules. Commercial Arbitration documents including arbitral awards are also available.
Access link

Manupatra

Manupatra is the comprehensive online legal research database in India, consisting of Judgments across all subjects of law from Supreme Court, all High Courts and Tribunals, exhaustive repository of Central Acts and Rules, Notifications and Circulars, largest collection of State Acts and Notifications, apart from host of other information with cross-references.
Access link

Oxford Law Journals

Online Resource – Collection of Law Journals containing 47 titles from Oxford University Press(Title List)
Access link

Pearson e-Library

Pearson e-Library is a comprehensive digital learning solution to empower learners across all disciplines. It contains 92 selected eBook titles on Computer, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Network Security, Cloud Computing and many more. (For Registration code, please contact the Library) (Title List)
Access link
ProQuest Academic Complete eBooks

ProQuest Academic Complete offers access to more than 2,07,340 multidisciplinary eBooks with unlimited, multi-user access, powerful research tools and DRM-free chapter downloads.(Title List)
Access link

ProQuest Journals (PACD)

It contains good collection of Journals on Publicly Available Content Database(PACD). (Title list)
Access link

RemoteXs

It is a web-based access tool for libraries digital resources from anywhere.
Access link

Sage Journals

Our Library has access to 21 journal titles from Sage publication in print and online mode. (Title List)
Access link

SCC Online

SCC Online Database is a legal content database covering Indian Case Law, Indian Statutory Laws, Indian Secondary Material and Moot Court Resources.
Access link

South Asia Archive

The South Asia Archive provides online access to millions of pages of rare primary and secondary sources from across the social sciences and humanities. This resource is provided through INFLIBNET Centre under ESS Scheme.
Access link

T&F ForensicNetBase

This is collection of more than 190 eBooks titles in the area on Forensic Science. Featuring works by esteemed criminologists and forensic practitioners, this unparalleled e-library boasts an ever-growing number of essential references on crisis management and negotiation methods, arson and homicide investigation, expert witnessing, forensic pathology and toxicology, and cyber-crime. (Title List)
Access link

Taylor & Francis e-Journals

This journal package has total 1076 e-journals in Social Science, Humanities, Law, Defence, Criminology etc. This subscription is available through INFLIBNET ESS package at the negotiated rates.(Title List)
Access link

The Diplomat

The Diplomat is the premier international current-affairs magazine for the Asia-Pacific region. It provides expert coverage on Geo-political trends throughout the Asia-Pacific, Defence and intelligence, Environment, human security and development and Arts, social trends and popular culture.
Access link

Turnitin Similarity Anti-Plagiarism Tool

It is an online plagiarism detection service. It helps researchers to check and avoid plagiarism and improve writing.
Access link

UNCLOS Commentary Online

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea edited by Myron H. Nordquist, Satya Nandan and Shabtai Rosenne. This reference work is based almost entirely on the formal and informal documentation of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III, 1973-1982), coupled, where necessary, with the personal knowledge of editors, contributors, or reviewers, many of whom were principal negotiators or UN personnel who participated in the Conference.
Access link

Trial Access

McGraw Hill e-Library (IP Access + Mobile Apps)

McGraw Hill e-Library is a collection of e-Books. This e-Library covers many disciplines like Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Security, Cyber Security, Law, Social Science and many more. One-time sign-up/login (not mandatory) to get a personalized reading experience is recommended.

On the Explore page, you will find all the available eBooks, and by clicking on Borrow you can add eBooks to your personalized eBook collection Library. You can access eBooks online & offline. For offline reading, kindly download the Mobile Application. Advanced tools such as personalized eBook recommendations, annotations, flashcards, read-aloud, and many more. The trial is available for 15 days and can be extended if required.

If anyone is facing any issues in finding/adding a title may contact gaurang.raval@rru.ac.in or library@rru.ac.in (Title list).

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Library Services

We cater to wide range of users like under-graduate and post-graduate students, research scholars, faculty members and staff of the University. Besides conventional library services like issue, return and reference services, we also provide services like literature search, online document delivery email alert services.

We also encourage our users to make maximum use of quality open access resources. We also conduct on demand Information Literacy session for students, research scholars and faculty member.

We have subscribed to an anti-plagiarism tool called Urkund, which helps us in publishing quality research. The library provides following services to the member community.

  • Circulation (Issue, Return, Membership etc.)
  • Reference and Information (Information Search & Retrieval)
  • Database Search Service
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • E-mail alert Services
  • Electronic Document Delivery Services
  • Information Literacy Session (On Demand)
CIRCULATION RULES
Library Circulation Privileges
Patron Category Book Borrowing limit Period Library Fine(after due date)
Students 5 Books 15 Days Rs. 50/- per day
Research Scholars 10 Books 30 Days Rs. 50/- per day
Faculty Members 15 Books 30 Days Rs. 50/- per day
Administrative Staff 5 Books 15 Days Rs. 50/- per day
Lost/Damage Library Materials:

In case of lost/damaged Book(s), the borrower has to pay three times the actual cost of the Book or may replace it with a new and current edition of the book(s).

Payment for Library Penalty:

For Late Fine, Overdue Charges/Lost Books, payment may be done through SBI Collect and Payment Acknowledgement Slip should be sent to kuldeep.matieda@rru.ac.in or gaurang.raval@rru.ac.in

Payment Instruction through SBI Collects

Library Timing
Venue Days Working Hours Circulation (Issue-Return)
RRU Library Building Office Working Days Library remains open 24×7 Morning 8 to Midnight 12 O’clock
RRU LIBRARY BOOK DONATION GUIDELINES

Rashtriya Raksha University Library appreciates individual and organisational book-donors who wish to support RRU Library by donating books and other library materials. Donations are added to the Library’s collection if they meet the same standards as those required of purchased materials.


We accept:

  • Hardcover and paperback books, textbooks, reference books etc.
  • Fiction and Non-fiction books
  • DVD movies, documentaries
  • Audio books on CD
  • Rare Books, Manuscripts, Original Reports
  • Fresh issues of Journals/Magazines

We regret not to accept:

  • Books in poor condition (torn, damaged, stained)
  • Books with highlighted or underlined or marked text
  • Photocopies of books or textbooks
  • Outdated books or reference books
  • Books discarded by other libraries or users
  • Abridged audio books
  • Audio cassettes and VHS tapes

The Library shall provide acknowledgment for donated items, subject to acceptance of material. Once accepted, donations are property of the Library and cannot be returned to the donor.
For any queries or assistance, please contact:
Head, RRU Library (library@rru.ac.in)

Material can be delivered to:

Librarian / Head of the Library
Rashtriya Raksha University,
Lavad, Dist. Gandhinagar
Gujarat, INDIA – 382305
Tel. +91 79 68126817 (Direct), +91 79 68126800 (Ext. 825)

For more details, please visit: https://rru.ac.in/library-facilities/


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