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Justice T.P.S Chawla Library

MISSION

Justice T. P. S. Chawla Library is an in dispensable partner with the University, in preparing competent lawyers, advancing legal scholarship and research skills. The mission of the library is to support teaching and research need of faculty, students and legal researchers by providing the access to high-tech electronic as well as traditional form of information to enhance and support legal research and scholarship in the 21th century.

ABOUT THE LIBRARY

The National Law University Delhi maintains a State of the Art Library and has been named after the Hon’ble Justice Tejinder Pal Singh Chawla former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court (20 August 1986-16 August 1987).
Library provides an innovative and comprehensive information environment for study and scholarship to prepare students for responsible and productive lives in the legal profession and to support national and international leadership in improving the law and legal institutions through teaching, research and public services. Library collection development policy emphasises the acquisition of primary and secondary resources of law and allied subjects. Primarily focuses on treatises and commentaries, Reporting and Academic Journals, Reports and proceedings, legislative & constitutional material , treaties and loose-leaf, dissertations and thesis, moot memorials, encyclopaedia & digests and many more along with extensive ranges of national and international electronic resources to access digital contents 24X7 within and outside the campus through IP ranges of University and remote access services. To meet the growing challenges of internet usage and e-learning the library has established legal information resource centre. The LIRC is well equipped with 20 high end desktop with Microsoft operating system and heavy duty printer and scanners, beside this a separate bay is also provided for laptop users.

Library Events

Seminar on “Changing Landscape of Scholarly Writings and Publications” during 24-25 March 2017

National Law University Delhi Library under the aegis of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organized “Two Day Seminar on Changing Landscape of Scholarly Writings and Publications” during 24-25 March 2017. There were eight technical sessions having invited talk...

Workshop on Plagiarism and Academic Integrity among Research Community” on 30th November 30, 2015.

National Law University Delhi under the aegis of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organized a “Workshop on Plagiarism and Academic Integrity among Research Community” on 30th November 2015. The workshop emphasised over various issues relating to plagiarism and...

Library Orientation Programme for B.A. LL.B. Batch 2015-2020, LL.M. 2015 and Ph.D. 2015 Batches during First Week of August and November 2015

The Library of the University organized Library Orientation Programme educating newly admitted students for use of library resources. Online Databases representatives were called to provide hands on session to the students for better utilization of digital resources...

Library and Information Professional Summit 2016 on Transforming Dimensions of IPRs: Challenges for New Age Libraries, January 23-24, 2015

National Law University, Delhi hosted the Library and Information Professional Summit 2015 in association with the Society for Library Professionals, UN Information Centre for India and Bhutan and Special Library Association (SLA)- Asian Chapter. The theme of the...

Inauguration of Remote Access Portal, November 21, 2014

National Law University Delhi Library implemented Remote Access of the databases subscribed by the University. The Remote Access Portal was inaugurated by Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh, Vice Chancellor, NLU, Delhi in presence of Prof. (Dr.) G.S. Bajpai, Professor and...

International Conference of Access to Legal Information and Research in Digital Age Feb 29-March 02, 2012

National Law University, Delhi organized its first International Conference on Access to Legal Information & Research in Digital Age in association with SAARCLAW & Mohan Law House from 29th February to 02nd March 2012. The conference was inaugurated in the...

Inauguration of LII of India at Vigyan Bhawan and Visit & Meeting of Prof. Graham Greenleaf, Director, Legal Information Institute (LII) and AUSTAD, Australia

National Law University Delhi inaugurated the launch of Legal Information Institute of India (LII of India) at Vigyan Bhawan on May 01, 2010. Prof. Graham Greenleaf, Profess of Law,Director, LII and Austad explained the working and content coverage of the Virtual...

Inauguration of Justice T.P.S. Chawla Library of National Law University Delhi, August 10, 2010

Justice T.P.S. Chawla Library of National Law University Delhi was inaugurated by Hon’ble Justice Mr. Deepak Mishra, the then Hon’ble Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on 14th August 2010. Hon’ble Justice Mr. A.K. Sikri, Judge Delhi High Court and Hon’ble Justice Ms....

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National Law University Delhi - Justice T.P.S. Chawla Library

Justice T.P.S. Chawla Library

Justice T. P. S. Chawla Library is an indispensable partner with the University, in preparing competent lawyers, advancing legal scholarship and research skills. 

Library

The National Law University Delhi maintains a State of the Art Library and has been named after the Hon’ble Justice Tejinder Pal Singh Chawla former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court (20 August 1986-16 August 1987).

Library Hours

In Session – 8.00 am – 12 midnight
Weekend & Holidays – 10am – 5pm
Session Break – 10am – 7pm

Library Officials & Staff

  • Dr. Priya Rai – University Librarian
    Email: priyarai@nludelhi.ac.in
  • Dr. Akash Singh – Assistant Librarian
    Email: akash@nludelhi.ac.in
  • Dr. Samar Iqbal Bakhshi – Assistant Librarian
    Email: samariqbal.bakhshi@nludelhi.ac.in
  • Mrs. Sangita Singh – Professional Assistant
    Email: sangita.singh@nludelhi.ac.in
  • Ms. Reena Khatri – Professional Assistant
    Email: reena.khatri@nludelhi.ac.in
  • Ms. Sunita Devi – Assistant
    Email: sunita.devi@nludelhi.ac.in
  • Mr. Rattan Singh – MTS
  • Mr. Amit Kumar – MTS
  • Mr. Manipal – MTS
  • Mr. Pankaj Kumar – MTS
  • Mr. Subhash – MTS

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A Word

From University Librarian

“The law library is a vital factor in the administration of justice and is an institution of extraordinary social significance in a free society as it contains highly specialized materials relate to the authority and precedent. Justice T.P.S Chawla library caters the changing needs of modern society, while also preserving the core values of knowledge, education and community “

Dr. Priya Rai