The OUT Library offers state of art technology, vast collection of research and reading materials and the specialized services. In keeping with the central role in the support of the core mission of the University, namely teaching, learning, research and community services in the distance education delivery mode, the main Library lies at the heart of the OUT Head Quarter, while mini libraries are set in locations convenient to the staff and students in the Regional Centres. The Library houses more than 200,000 print volumes, while their virtual presence consisting of bibliographic and full text databases, electronic books, open courseware, electronic journals and growing institutional digital repository- may be accessed via the Library website, both on and off-campus.
The Library website provides essential information about the library hours and services and acts as a gateway to a wealth of research and learning materials, including Electronic Journals, Open Courseware, Electronic Books, Online Thesis/ Dissertation etc. It also makes available online catalogue of books available in the main library and in the regional centres.