Divisions - Centres (under Director)
J R D TATA MEMORIAL LIBRARY
J R D TATA MEMORIAL LIBRARY, popularly known as the Indian Institute of Science Library, is one of the best Science and Technology libraries in India. Started in 1911, as one of the first three departments in the Institute, it has become a precious national resource center in the field of Science and Technology. The library receives annually about 10-12% grant of the total budget of the institute. About 95% of the library grant are spent towards periodical subscription, which is unparalleled in this part ofthe globe. With a collection of nearly 5 lakh volumes of books, periodicals, technical repo rts and standards, the JRD Tata Memorial Library, located in about 5,000 sq.mts. area, is one amongst the finest in the country. Currently it receives over 1734 current periodicals. The Library also maintains the IISc's research publications repository, ePrints@IISc and theses and dissertations repository, etd@IISc.
The Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) coordinates activities to promote a variety of programmes relevant to specific target groups, by use of Institute's facilities through short-term/refresher courses. CCE coordinates various continuing education programmes with the concerned departments and sponsoring agencies, and provides necessary assistance and infrastructure support to faculty members organizing the programmes.