The Bose Institute Library, a national pride,
was founded by Sir Jagadis Chandra Bose in the year
1917. It is a special science reference Library, primarily meant for the
use of its research staff i.e. faculty members and research scholars and
staff of the Institute. It is also frequently used by the faculty members
and research scholars of other Institutes and Universities located in Kolkata.and West Bengal. A new wing of the Library has
been opened at "Acharya J.C. Bose Centenary
Campus" at Kankurgachi, Kolkata
in the year 1983.
The Library, besides having a huge collection of
books on physical and biological science offers library services through
its various Divisions.
The Systematic Accession Register was started in
this Library from 1937. First name that auspicious book was "Space,
Time and Gravitation" by A.S. Eddington