The Central Library of the University was established in the year 2001 and is now housed in an elegantly designed building located in a lush-green serene environment adjacent to the main administrative block,inside the campus of North Orissa University, Takatpur, Baripada. The library caters the need of students, teachers, researchers associated with the University and intelligentsia and cultured classes of North Orissa. The library was established as a centre to advance knowledge in the fields of non-conventional subjects relevant to this part of the state such as Tribal Studies, Wild-life & conservation Biology, Remote sensing & GIS, conventional subjects such as Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology and Economics and some socially relevant and economically viable courses such as Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Environmental Management & Technology, Computer Science and management and LLM.
The library committee, constituted as per statutes of University, to deal with the general administration of the library and frame relevant rules subject to approval of the authorities of the University. The Assistant librarian looks after the day to day affairs under overall supervision of Professor in charge, Central Library. The library has 23880 text and reference books in different subjects besides books of common interest. At present the library is subscribing for 75 journals and 24 magazines. Efforts are being made for automation of central library and to provide internet facility to the students.
North Orissa University