The Vivekanand Library is the most useful Information Centre in distance mode education by BAOU Open University in Gujarat State.

Vivekanand Library

  The Vivekananda Library is located in Chharodi Ahmedabad. BAOU is recognized as one of the best open university in Gujarat. The Vivekananda Library was established in 1998. At the inception of Library is the collection of books was around. 64,082 which was housed in the main building and Centre Library. The Library is having good collection of Books. The Vivekananda Library is Open to the Students for reading and reference only. The Library membership if given to students, research scholars and faculty of the BAOU University & other students. Library at the Headquarters followed by libraries located at Regional Centres (RCL) and Study Centers (SCL) Library. The Central Library Caters to the needs of Academic Administration and Supportive Staff and students at BAOU University. 112 study centres has a small library. The Central Library is co-ordinates the effective functioning and development of RCL and SCL his rile. The Centre Library has been using SOUL an integrated Library Management Software. User can search the Library Online Catalogue by author, tittle, subject and key word library follows the object of the BAOU.


  • Support the educational and Research Programme offer by BAOU
  • To Provide access of all kind of Information Service and resource to all affiliated students as per mission of BAOU University
  • To develop a Comprehensive collection useful for the users
  • The role of Library and Information Centre can be realized only in the context of the Institutions Philosophy and education

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