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About RRU Library

The Rashtriya Raksha University Library is invaluable source of information for students, faculty members, researchers and other stakeholders of the University. The library has specialised collection of books in various subjects related to Policing and National Security. Keeping in mind technological advancement, library provides access to digital resources in the form of CDs/DVDs, specialised electronic database including EBSCO Criminal Justice Abstract with Fulltext”, Manupatra, GLHEL (The_Laws_Super) and South Asia Archive.

Key figures:

  • Print Books 8280+
  • Print Periodicals including Journals/Magazines/Newspapers 40+
  • Users (Students, Faculty, Researchers & Staff) 800+
  • Electronic Databases / eResources 5
  • Floor Area in sf 4300+
  • 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. Mr. Pragneshkumar Parekh
  2. Dr. Kalpesh Solanki
  3. Mr. Parvesh Shaikh
  4. Ms. Seemita Somani
  5. Ms. Janki Prajapati

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

Print Collection

RRU Library has specialised collection of more than 8280 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
  • EBSCO Criminal Justice Absctract with Fulltext: Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text is the leading full-text database for criminal justice and criminology research. It provides hundreds of top journals and magazines covering all related subjects including criminology, forensic sciences, corrections, policing, criminal law and investigation.

    Access Link (IP based Campus Access)

  • 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 (IP based Campus Access)

  • 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 (IP based Campus Access)

  • 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”. (Please contact Library to access the database)
  • GLHEL (The_Laws_Super): Judgments of Supreme Court of India, All High Courts, NCDRC from their inception to till date with Acts, Rules, Regulations, Orders, Schemes etc of Central Government and All State Governments. (Please contact Library to access the database)
  • URKUND Anti-Plagiarism Tool: URKUND provides a fully automated system for handling plagiarism. URKUND automatically checks the submitted text for plagiarism, which encourages original writing amongst students and corporate writers. It works as a preventive measure to stop plagiarism and copying at the very root and safeguard originality and transparency.

Contact library@rru.ac.in for checking document or more details.

The RRU Library also provides Trial Access of many other online resources to give users a freedom of selection. Please see Trial Access page for more details.

Trial Access
  • JSTOR: It provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, book chapters, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.
    • eJournals: 2,600+
    • eBooks: 90,000+
    • Primary Sources: 2+ million primary sources
    • Open Community Collections: JSTOR’s Open Community Collections

    Access Link (IP based Campus Access)

  • ProQuest One Academic: Comprehensive and multidisciplinary electronic database providing access to multiple types of resources like eBooks, eJournals, Videos, Theses & Dissertations etc.
    • E-journals – 11800+ Full text
    • E-books – 183000+
    • Electronic Thesis & Dissertations – around 20 Lakh+ full text
    • Academic Video – Academic educational Videos – 60000+

    Contact library@rru.ac.in for checking document or more details.

  • ProQuest Criminology Collection: Specialized electronic database in the domain of Criminology and allied subjects providing access to multiple types of resources like eBooks, eJournals, Videos, Theses & Dissertations etc.
    • E-journals – 620+ titles
    • E-books – 22000+ titles
    • Electronic Thesis & Dissertations – around 7000+ full text

    Contact library@rru.ac.in for checking document or more details.

  • ACM Digital Library: The full-text database includes the complete collection of ACM’s publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles and currently consists of:
    • 400,000 Full-text articles
    • 2,200,000 Pages of full-text articles
    • 18,000+ New full-text articles added each year
    • 44+ High Impact Journals with 2-3 new journals being launched each year
    • 450+ Conference Proceedings Volumes added each year
    • 2,500+ Proceedings Volumes in the DL Archive
    • 8 Magazines (including the flagship Communications of the ACM, the most heavily cited publication in the field of computing according to Thomson-Reuters)
    • 37 Technical Newsletters from ACM’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
    • 6,000+ Video files
    • 600+ Audio files

    Access Link (IP based Campus Access)

  • Human Kinetics Library: Content type covered: eBooks, Videos, Articles and Activity tools Human Kinetics Library covers 150 market-leading eBooks from Human Kinetics Publishing, including textbooks, supplementary monographs and materials for practitioners. It also includes over 200 videos including demonstrations of exercise movements and explanations of key physical activity concepts.

    Access Link (IP based Campus Access)

  • The Diplomat: The Diplomat is the premier international current-affairs magazine for the Asia-Pacific region. The Diplomat has been dedicated to quality analysis and commentary on events occurring in Asia and around the world. The Diplomat reaches an influential audience of commentators, policymakers and academics with its in-depth treatment of regional issues.

    The Diplomat provides expert coverage on:

    • Geo-political trends throughout the Asia-Pacific
    • Defense and intelligence
    • Environment, human security and development
    • Arts, social trends and popular culture

    Access Link (IP based Campus Access)

  • Contact library@rru.ac.in for more details.

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)
Library Timing
VenueDaysWorking HoursCirculation (Issue-Return)
RRU Library BuildingOffice Working Days09:00 to 16:40 hrs09:30 to 16:30 hrs
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