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About Library HUIC

Hamdard University, Islamabad Campus maintains a central library shared by all the three institutes besides a separate Library for faculty and students of HIET functioning in HIET building.

Hamdard University maintains a multi-disciplinary library catering the needs of faculty, students, researchers and staff of the University. Digital collection is ideally suited to encourage and support both scholarly and practical research activities.

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Vision & Mission


Our vision is “Promoting and facilitating the culture of critical inquiry, research, scholarship, collaboration and self-directed lifelong learning”.


  • Providing a stimulating, adaptable environment that facilitates the innovative and creative work of students, faculty members and research community;
  • Enabling both formal and informal collaborations by connecting people who share research interests;
  • Facilitating scholarly, research and academic activities for enhancing intellectual capacities of an individual and HUIC learning community;
  • Anticipating and providing prompt information services, access and delivery;
  • Keeping abreast with new developments and innovations in information provision;
  • Ensuring the provision of quality service, consultation, and comprehensive reference services to students, faculty and other clients.

Collection Organization

Printed Resources (Books)

The library has processed more than 10000 printed volumes. The collection covers all the major subjects i.e Pharmacy, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Management Sciences, Earth Science, Social Sciences, General books, Fictions, Pakistan Study and Reference books. In the reference section, HUIC Library has collier’s Encyclopedia World Book, British Pharmacopoeia, UPS, Grolier Business Library, famous Dictionaries and reference materials.

Materials On CDs

HUIC Library got a wide range of CDs collection in which digital books, software and other study aid material are available. Students/faculty can get their soft copy accordingly. Students can also use this material within the library premises.

Magazine & Periodicals

HUIC library is subscribing 30 research journals of the Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and 10 other research journals/Magazines in subjects of Pharmacy and Management Sciences. Previous issues of research journals are also available in the library.

News Paper

The library has subscribed a wide range of English and Urdu leading National and International newspapers. The library also maintains two-month previous record of the newspapers for reference and research purpose.

Electronic Resources

The HUIC Library provides access to the following online resources:

  1. More than 50,000 books (full text Locally + HEC) all subjects.
  2. 20 online international databases. (Full text).
  3. 10 million articles. (Online access).
  4. 23,000 journals/magazines (full text with bibliographical information).

New Arrivals

The new arrival has been placed in front of the library circulation counter near the entrance door. The flippers/dust covers of new books are also placed on the notice board of the library.

Borrow Books

Note: Textbooks will issue for 14 working days only and will be reissued next day.

Note: visiting faculty members will draw book from library with the approval of concerned HOD (one book/per subject for 15 days).

  1. No personal bag or book is allowed in the library. A special rack is available outside the library to keep such thing. However, students can take their books and bags in the reading room adjacent to the library.
  2. The library staff will not be responsible for the precious things kept in the handbags, brief cases etc.

About Us

Hamdard University is a private research university with campuses in Karachi and Islamabad, Pakistan. It was founded in 1991 by the renowned philanthropist Hakim Said of the Hamdard Foundation. Hamdard is one of the first and the oldest private institutions of higher education in Pakistan.

Contact Us

Main Campus:
UAN No. : (021) -111-102-030
Landline: 021 36440042
Whatsapp No: (92) 311 4994995
City Campus:
Landline: 021 34381415, 021 34559779
Whatsapp No: (92) 312 1245302
Bahadurabad Campus:
Whatsapp No: (92) 312 1245300
Islamabad Campus:
Landline: 051-8840000, 051-8747131
F : (92-21) 36440045
Address (Main Campus):
Hamdard University, Madinat al-Hikmah
Hakim Mohammed Said Road
Karachi – 74600, Pakistan