In the wake of rapid technological advancement, the role of library has to be redefined and remoulded. The library has to function in accordance with the changing needs. Today libraries are undergoing tremendous changes in their functioning by adopting latest technology so as to give the user population quick access to print and electronic information resources.
Kerala University Library is situated in the heart of the Thiruvananthapuram city very adjacent to University Buildings. It has a very rich collection of documents consisting of books, back volumes of periodicals, theses, CD-ROMs, Microfilms etc. The Collection of back volumes of social science periodicals is considered to be one of the best in South India.
Kerala University Library is today the major centre of study and research in the state. On an average 1000 to 1250 students, research scholars, teachers and others visit the library daily.