EDI – Library

EDI Library and Information Centre (EDILIC) was set up way back in 1983. Enriched with updated information resources on Entrepreneurship and related subjects, it is an information resource centre of national and international repute. 

EDI’s library is equipped with a large number of text and reference books on entrepreneurship and related subjects. The EDILIC endeavors to support the teaching, research and academic needs of the faculty, students and participants of the programmes, through books, journals and other reading material. The total collection of EDILIC is more than 25000 which includes books, CDs, back volumes and other materials, selected after carefully scrutinized by the Library Advisory Committee.

Reference material includes:

  • Text Books
  • Reference Books
  • Research Reports
  • Handbooks
  • Directories
  • Serial Publications
  • Encyclopedias
  • Dictionaries
  • Working Papers
  • Economic and Industrial Surveys
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Biographies of Entrepreneurs
  • Project profiles on products
  • Business Opportunities

EDILIC has been fully automated through LibSys Software. All the library holdings are accessible through Institute’s website. EDILIC uses Bar Code Technology for its housekeeping and lending service.

It has been subscribing 150 national and international journals in the field of entrepreneurship and related subjects. EDILIC also subscribes to 25 Newspapers published within the country.

EDILIC has a collection of 200 videocassettes and more than 2000 CDs/VCDs. The EDILIC has in-house viewing facility for videocassettes and CDs.

EDILIC is an institutional member of Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad, Indian Library Association (ILA), Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC), Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET) and The British Library, Ahmedabad. Apart from this, EDILIC is regularly using services of Ahmedabad Library Network (ADINET) and Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET).

The library functioning hours are 08:00 AM to 12:00 AM (midnight)

(It will be closed on the public holidays observed by the Institute)

External Membership

EDILIC membership is primarily given to the EDI faculty, staff members, students and programme participants of the Institute. In order to fulfill the demands, raised by several institutions and individuals, the EDILIC extends membership to outside users such as Academic Institutions/NGOs/Entrepreneurship Development Cells/outside faculty/entrepreneurs/corporate executives/students, EDI Alumni and OLPE Alumni on payment basis.

You can apply for an external membership here: http://www.ediindia.ac.in/Doc/MembershipFormforExternalUsers.pdf

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