Welcome to Chittagong University Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

Welcome! To help make your searches more effective within the new Chittagong University Library Books and Media catalog, try the following search tips.

Search field options: Select an option from the drop-down selector next to the search bar. By default, the catalog will search a wide range of fields.
Use this type of search if you know the title of your item, such as “Pride and Prejudice.”
Use this type of search if you know the author, editor, creator, producer, or star of the item you need.
Use this type of search if you are looking for a book or video about something or someone.
If you know the ISBN/ISSN/barcode of a book or journal, you can use this type of search to locate it. Note that ISBNs are specific to certain editions. This option also searches other identifiers, including UPC, OCLC Number, and Duke’s EAD IDs.
Call Number
Use this type of search if you know what the Library of Congress call number is for the book you need e.g. PS3563.O8749 B4 2006. Note: When “All Fields” is selected, call numbers will not be searched.

Contents of the catalog

The Libraries Catalog contains records for both print and online books, newspapers, conference proceedings, sound recordings, scores, videos, archival collections, maps, and more.
Recommended alternatives
  • Online Journal Titles: although many journal titles are accessible through our catalog, the separate Online Journal Titles search often provides more detailed information
  • Databases: although many databases are accessible through our catalog, the separate Research Databases page is our recommended path for finding links to databases.
The Libraries catalog does not contain:
  • The catalog does not contain links to individual journal or newspaper articles.
About Chittagong University Library

Library is a prime requisite for successful implementation of academic programmes of the University. The Chittagong University Library functions in order to fulfill the aims and objectives of its parent body university. The functioning of the Chittagong University Library was launched in the month of November, 1966. It started with a limited staff and only 300 volumes of books in the stock. It was housed in a temporary building covering a floor area of 200 sft.

At the end of 1973, the library was shifted temporarily to present administrative building. In 1990 the library was shifted to its own building which is the largest and magnificent library building in Bangladesh. It is a two storied building with mezonine floor and total floor area of the library is 56,700 sft. It is situated in the central point of the University Campus having been surrounded by halls of residence and different faculty buildings.

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