The VIT-AP Library, is located in the AB1 block of the university. It epitomizes the spirit and strength of the institute which is, “Apply Knowledge and Improve Life”. It offers an excellent opportunity to transform the academic environment of the University campus as a provider of information and a facilitator to learning. It has a rich collection of reference books, textbooks and research journals in both electronic as well as in print formats encompassing the field of engineering, basic sciences, management and allied subjects. Continuous updation be it using information technology or titles procured is incorporated to improve the quality and efficiency of the services that the library provides. This space also provides a conducive environment for intellectual inquiry by providing user-focused services to obtain and evaluate scholarly information and knowledge.
The library is equipped with reading halls, digital library, a reference hall, discussion rooms and newspaper section that seats four hundred students at a time. The entire library is centrally air conditioned and is under the surveillance of CCTV. The Library is committed for the fulfilment of the academic curiosity of its users with Books (print and e-book), Journals (print and e-Journal), Magazines, Newspapers, CD’s and DVD’s. The book transaction service of the library is completely automated with RFID based technology, self-check-out kiosk, self-check-in drop box and system generated reminders. Library automation is done by the KOHA software. Security Sensor Gates or flap barriers are installed at the exit. The availability status of any book can be accessed by the user through the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) system. Digital library being an integral part of the library has 15 well configured PCs for surfing the different web based resources subscribed by the Library or from other open access databases. There are three discussion rooms as a space for the student and faculty to have a discussions. The Library is a life-time member of the NDL (National Digital Library) and therefore it also provides video lectures and web – based courses of NPTEL to its users through intranet