Library and information
service is an integral part of any institutes irrespective
of subjects and disciplines. Library of our institute
is established in 1979 when the institute is commenced
and started operation in the office at Trivandrum,
the capital city of Kerala. It is holding literature
of all the disciplines of plant science including
plant systematics, Evelutionary science, Ethnopharmacology,
Ethnomedicine, Microfungi, Macrofungi especially mushrooms,
Lichens, Ferns, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Phytochemistry
etc. It comprises current and back volumes of various
journals, periodicals and seminar/symposium proceedings.
Newsletters and annual reports are also maintained
in the library. Online journals are made available
to the research scholars and scientists of the institute for data retrieval.