NUST has a Central Library and 18 institutional libraries comprising of about 350,000 collection of books. The three - story, centrally air-conditioned, building of NUST Central Library is situated at the heart of the main campus (H-12 Sector) in Islamabad facing Scholars Avenue and adjacent to Main Office. The total covered area of NUST Central Library is 42,907 sq. ft. with seating capacity for 570 readers. Central Library is manned by highly qualified and experienced Library and Information Science Professionals, committed to provide high quality services to library users. It possesses rich collection of print, electronic and online resources to fulfill the needs of faculty, students and researchers. Apart from these, Central Library has facilities such as bookable Group Study Rooms, Seminar Hall, Conference Room, computer terminals, high speed LAN/Wi-Fi access and laptop points along with electric sockets for charging.
Ground Floor: Current issues of journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, reference books, UN Publications and NUST publications are displayed at the ground floor of the Library. one Seminar Hall, four Group Study Rooms, Reception for belongings, Office of the Chief Librarian and Book Drop Kiosk are also located at the ground floor.
1st Floor: Circulation books, Circulation Desk, Technical Services Section and self-checkout Kiosk are located at the 1st floor.
2nd Floor: This floor is designated for theses, back volumes of periodicals, reports, proceedings, Management Sciences and Engineering books. The international Collaborations (IC) office, NUST Archives and Book Bank are also located at this floor