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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

ICDT 2023 (3-4 November, 2023)

HMJ J R Midha’s Landmark Judgments In Rajesh Tyagi v. Jaibir Singh, Justice Midha framed a Special Scheme on 16th December, 2009 for time bound settlement of Motor Accident Claims within 90 to 120 days which was implemented in Delhi w.e.f. rdApril, 2010. Between...

Advanced Training Session on Microsoft Excel for non-teaching staff ( 31st May, 2023)

Report on the Administrative Training Programme and Advance MS Excel Training Session for Non-Teaching Staff held at  NLU Delhi on May 31, 2023 IQAC, NLU Delhi, organised an advanced MS Excel training session  for non-teaching staff on May 31, 2023 at Library Research...

International Seminar on Access to Knowledge and the Future of Digital Libraries in India; Technology, Law and Policy (May 17, 2023)

National Law University Delhi in association with Ambedkar University Delhi organized an International Seminar on Access to Knowledge and the Future of Digital Libraries in India; Technology, Law and Policy on May 17, 2023.  The Seminar witnessed the presence of...

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...

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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

Ask A Librarian

Dr. Priya Rai – Deputy Librarian (In-charge)
Justice T.P.S. Chawla Library
National Law University Delhi
Sector-14, Dwarka,
New Delhi-110078
Telephone: +91 11 28035818
Email: [email protected]

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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