The American Library
|Name of the Library||::||The American Library|
|Postal Address||::||Public Affairs Office,
38-A, J. L. Nehru Road, Kolkata 700 071
|Library hours||::||Monday to Saturday 10.00 a.m.— 6.00 p.m.|
Brief history ::
Important Collection ::
The library collection focuses primarily on U.S. government and politics, international relations, economics, business management, social sciences, human rights, American history, American literature and global issues such as environment, drug abuse and HIV/AIDS. It maintains approximately 15,000 volumes of books, U.S. government and think tank reports, videocassettes on current topics, and subscribes to 162 American periodicals and 3 leading American newspapers. A range of CD-ROMs and electronic databases available for the use of patrons provide access to abstracts and full texts of articles from scholarly periodicals. Reference specialists assist patrons in locating information for queries received in person, by telephone, e-mail or by post.