The CPCRI Library and Information Centre in keeping with its mission to acquire, organize, preserve and disseminate information on the plantation crops, coconut, arecanut and cocoa, holds a rich collection of resources catering to the information requirements of the scientific, technical and administrative staff of the institute, the researchers from universities, under graduate and post graduate students, industries on plantation crops and other related organizations.
The library operations are automated with Koha open source integrated library system. The collection is bar coded for easy retrieval. And housed in a spacious building with high speed internet connectivity and sufficient independent nodes, to cater to the demands of our clientele. Besides, an institutional repository has been developed using the Open source repository software DSpace.The CPCRI digital repository holding a literature collection to the tune of 7000 records is very user friendly with eight communities and provides full text access to its collection through the intranet. read more