Vels University Library building spans over an area of 20,000 sq. ft. It has a seating capacity of 400 persons and follows Open Access System blended with State-of-the art facilities. The library houses a collection of 85,426 Books and 17,150 Back Volumes. It subscribes to more than 329 Periodicals (National & International), 11717+ E-journals, 3960 E-Books, 3296 Dissertations, 4445 Audio – Visual resources. Our Vision is to provide world-class knowledge resources that not only cater to the curricular requirements but also provide intellectual enquiry and research. We have a separate library for Maritime Studies at Thalambur having built up area of 3000 sq. ft and more than7500 books. The transactions of the library are fully automated and automation covers the entire gamut of library activities such as Acquisition, Circulation with provision for renewal, reservation, serial control, OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue), and generating various types of Reports and Statistics.