Welcome to Central Reference Library
      Dr.S. Siva Prasad Librarian

The Central Reference Library is a sub ordinate office of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India which is situated at Kolkata.  It also acts as the National Bibliographic Agency of the country. This library is administered by a Librarian who is also General Editor of its publications. The primary objective of this institution is to compile and publish the Indian National Bibliography, an authoritative record of books published in 14 different languages of India including English. It also publishes the Index Indiana; an index to articles in contemporary Indian language periodicals also comes under its ambit.          

The CRL publishes the following :

1. Indian National Bibliography Annual.

2. Indian National Bibliography Monthly.

3. Language Bibliography Annual.

4. Special Bibliography.

What's New

  • 15-09-2022

    केंद्रीय संदर्भ पुस्तकालय, कोलकाता में 14 सितम्बर, 2022 से 29 सितम्बर 2022 तक हिंदी दिवस एवं हिंदी पखवाड़ा आयोजित किया जा रहा हैं।

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  • 02-08-2022

    आजादी के अमृत महोत्सव के उपलक्ष्य में हिंदी निबंध प्रतियोगिता

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  • 02-08-2022

    Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign

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  • 28-07-2022

    INB Annual General Editing

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  • 28-07-2022

    e-Office Circular

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  • 12-07-2022

    AN APPEAL TO THE PUBLISHER

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