The Department library one of the oldest and largest library among the science Department in terms of collection is an excellent

resource for all students and Teachers . It offers a pleasant and quiet study space with plenty of natural light and is located on

the  first floor of the Department.


The Library is fully automated with thousands of online journals are available. There are ample sockets for laptops and other

devices as well as wi-fi throughout the area. The library has four PCs for  use with printing and scanning.


We have multiple copies of many important books for short- and long-term loans are available. There is also vacation borrowing

for Department students. The library collections include thousands of books covering the breadth of zoology teaching and

research. These are a useful resource when writing an project, a postgraduate thesis or a research paper. There are also a large

collection of PhD theses, M.Phil. Dissertations and M.Sc. dissertation for reference purpose.


All current members of the Department are eligible to borrow books ff. The library also offers in house reading and reference

facility for students, researchers and teaching faculty from outside the Zoology Department.


          Book recommendations are always welcome. If you have any questions about the service please do not hesitate to contact us

          and we will help you.



       Admissions requirements for visiting readers


Visiting readers are admitted at the discretion of the Head of the Department and should arrange an appointment with the

Librarian in advance, and indicate the material they wish to consult, usually for reference purposes only.

Access is not normally granted without an appointment. Appointments can only be arranged or take place between 10:00am and

5:00pm, Monday to Saturday.

Upon arrival, visiting readers should supply a form of valid photo ID, showing both name and permanent address, as well as a

letter of introduction from an academic institution.


Working hours

10:00 Am-5:00PM, Monday to Saturday

Lunch Break- 01:15PM-02:00PM


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Department of Zoology,

University of Calicut.

Tel: +91 (494) 240 7421

Mob. 9447 41 85 90

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Department of Zoology
University of Calicut
Calicut University PO
Malappuram Dist
PIN 673635
Kerala, India

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