About Library

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim


International Islamic University Chittagong

Library and Information Division (LID)

Library is the heart of an institution. International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) authority has established the University library in 1995 at the beginning of its journey. Now it becomes the largest Library among all the private university libraries of the country. Its full name is “Library and Information Division (LID)”.

There are over than 1, 44,759 books in IIUC Library covering the subjects relating to the academic programmers and other co-curriculum disciplines. There are also journals, periodicals, research and thesis papers, reports, conference proceedings, handbooks, manuals, encyclopedias, dictionaries, CD, VCD etc. for the users which are treated as reference collections and these can only be used within the library. The library collections are being arranged and organized according to the DDC scheme & AACR-2, so that a user can easily find any book or other collection among huge collections of the library.

The library building is situated in its own permanent campus at Kumira settled in a nice scenic view and which is probably the most beautiful library building among all of its kind in South-east Asia. The library can accommodate easily over 456 users at a time in its full air-conditioned reading room. More than 300 users use the library every day.

The library operates a network of CCTV camera inside the library to ensure the security of its own self and also its resources.

Vision, Mission & Objectives


To be a knowledge centre, enabling intense intellectual inquiry by providing a dynamic learning environment and proactively linking the ummah with knowledge.


With knowledge we serve to provide quality and value to library Users in all our endeavors’ through multiple communication networks utilizing constantly updated infrastructure and needed resources


  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the library’s current and potential users and their needs, and to respond to them appropriately
  • Develop information resources and provide easy access to them
  • Develop human resources of the library to ensure delivery of quality services and to maintain high levels of professionalism
  • Develop and implement a systematic approach to market the Library and its services
  • Exploit the potential of technology in all areas to deliver a wide spectrum of excellent information services.
  • Collaborate, affiliate and cooperate with organizations worldwide to share resources, enhance productivity
  • Implement effective system of library management
  • Inculcate quality practices.

Opening Hours


During Semester

Semester Break

Saturday to Wednesday

8.30am – 8.30pm

9am – 4.30pm


8.30am – 1.00pm

8.30am – 1.00pm


3.00pm -8.00pm

8am – 12.30pm

Public Holidays



* The Circulation Counter will be closed 30 minutes before the library closing time


Branch Libraries

Sl. No.

Library Name /Location

Space (Square fit.)


Central Library, Kumira, Chittagong


Female Academic Complex Library, Bhaddarhat, Chittagong



City Seminar Library, College road , Chittagong



Seminar Library of Department of Business Administration (DBA)



Seminar Library of Department of English Language & Literature (ELL)



Seminar Library of Department of Pharmacy



Dhaka Campus Library