Introduction to central Library and its resources
The university library came into existence with the establishment of the De-Montmorency college Sargodha. Library is famous for its long history , abundant collection , magnificent architecture and pleasant environment. After the establishment of university of Sargodha, all the collection of college was transferred to university library. At the time of the establishment of library in 2002 the library had a collection about 50,000 books. The collection of the library has grown up considerably within a span of ten years covering literature of various aspects of science , social sciences and humanities . at present the library has a collection of 810,00 books , 10 foreign and local journals , 07 online book databases of journals , 30 online full text databases of books/periodicals , 50 computers in library computer lab and 6700 digital books . It can be accessed from http://library.uos.edu.pk . In the midst of its excellent setup of academic activities , the library acts as a nerve center catering to the academic and research needs of students , the researchers and the faculty members of 32 graduate and post- graduates departments , covering science , social science and humanities , engaged in higher pursuit of knowledge . The university library has been shaped as a center of excellence , for academic and research pursuits by keeping itself open to the changes brought in by information and communication technologies .
The library is actively utilizing the digital resource given by the Higher education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) and American information resource center along with other digital resources in the pipeline . users can get into more than two dozens of online full- text databases which are periodical databases covering the newest and most important academic achievements.