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University of Agriculture Faisalabad Library
Official Site:http://www.uaf.edu.pk/library/lib_overview.html

Founded in 1961
Covered Area Two Story, 45000 Sq Ft. (Centrally Air-conditioned)
Seating Capacity 1,500
Library Hours 8.30 AM TO 9.00 PM  Without Break
Librarian Prof. Dr. M. Ashfaq, Head, Dept. of Library
Classification Dewey Decimal Classification
Cataloguing Code A.A.C.R-I
CATPAK (PAK. AGRI. Database) 13843 Bibliographic References
Prepared By NARC, Islamabad From 1971-1991
Membership Staff 500, Students 3000
Membership Book Bank 2718
Various Sections Acquisition, Circulation, Computer, Classification & Cataloguing, Audio-Visual, Binding, Photocopying (Xerox), Book Bank, Periodicals, Urdu Section, Book Shop, Fresh Arrival, Donation, Counter For Central Cataloguing
Total Volumes 1,86,750 (Computerized),
Urdu There are about 4600 books in this newly created section. Urdu books on different topics like Iqbaliat, Islam, Pakistan studies etc. have been added during the current year.
Other languages
Journals on Microfiche / Microfilms various type of projectors 113 Titles
Periodicals 17 in additional 12 Newspapers received
Unbound Materials (Journals, Reports, Magazines, Pamphlets, Abstracts, etc.) 29,000
Audio-Visual Section The documentation services have also been started for the benefit of students and researchers. Micro-reproduction equipment comprising microfilm reader and microfiche reader were acquired under the MART project through the courtesy of PARC, Islamabad. Back volumes (1984-90) of 113 selected titles of scientific journals on microfiche/microfilm have also been received under this project. Copies of the requisite articles/references can be obtained from the documentation/Audio-visual Section of this Library at a nominal cost. A number of audio-visual equipment for strengthening documentation services e.g., opaque projector, slide projector, radio gram, record player and instant replay color monitor have also been added.

(Journal Database 5602 Titles, 22 Institutions), (Theses 12,150), (World Bank Publications 4,000), (FAO Publications 8,100), (CD-ROM Database: AGRIS, 1986-92, 1996; AGRICOLA, 1970-92; CAB, 1984-92; ERIC, 1962-92; VET-CD, 1973-98; Science & Technology Japan, 1998)

Other facilities The Library also acts as depository library of FAO and World Bank publications who have contributed 385 and 307 publications, respectively. The centrally air-conditioned double story library building provides an extremely conducive atmosphere for the faculty, students and other researchers. Large reading rooms provide seating capacity for over 1000 students at a time. Thirty six individual study carrels are available for research scholars. Photocopying service is also available at subsidized rates.
Address: University of Agriculture, Faisalabad - Pakistan
Tel: 041-30281-89
Fax: 041-647846
E-Mail: luaf@paknet4.ptc.pk; luaf@pakistanmail.com
URL: Library and Online Information Center


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