Archaeological Survey of India, Aurangabad Circle Library, Aurangabad
The Archaeological Survey of India, Aurangabad Circle, Library, was established in the year 1952. The collection of books at the Library is around 10,000 which consist of books and periodicals. This Library has books and periodicals on various subjects like – History, Archaeology, Architecture, Anthropology, Numismatic, Iconography, Indology, Literature, Geology, Engineering, Computer, Religions, Philosophy, Astrology and Astronomy etc.
The Library also has many rare books, plates, Urdu and Persian books etc. like Akbar Nahma, Tariq –E- Dilkush, Tariq – E – Burhani, Ajanta Plates and Text by GulamYazdani, Cave Temple of India by James Fergusson and James Burgess, Mediaeval History Deccan by Kesarvani and Joshi etc., some old volumes of periodicals likes Royal Society of Bengal, Royal Asiatic society of Bombay, Royal Asiatic Society of Bihar and Orissa, Man and Environment, History Quarterly, The books are classified according to Dewey decimal classification Scheme and Cataloguing AACR - II and Classified Catalogue Codes.
The ASI, Aurangabad Circle Library provided reference facilities in the library reading room to the Research Scholars, Historian, and Citizens, with the permission to the head of the office.