The IIAS has a rich and diverse library service. Established in 1965, the Library today is truly a 21st century resource centre. The Library has been established to facilitate, promote and support research to Fellows of the Institute. It is one of the leading research and reference libraries in Humanities and Social Science in the country. The Social Science collections, in fact, are worldwide in coverage and significance. It has grown into one of the most prestigious and well-equipped resources in Humanities and Social Sciences.