About Us

Library Information Services of COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore campus, was established in 2002 with an aim to fullfill information and knowledge needs of academicians, researchers, faculty, staff and students. The vision and mission of CUI Lahore Library is follows: .


  • To serve the advancement of teaching, learning and research within the institution by providing solutions to the information needs of our clients through efficient, effective and innovative services.
  • To bring the much dreamed advancement in our society through information technology, which will change the lives of our people for ever.
Let’s grow together. Let’s learn, teach, share and support each other.


  • To encourage learning by creating learning community and promoting information competency in its constituency
  • To provide access to recorded knowledge and information resources

Message from the Librarian

A well-equipped and managed library can play a vital role in academic and research activities of any university. The library equally shares its role towards the research activities and this kind of research can enhanced the status of the institute. The main function of a university library is to provide up-to-date information to the academic community in general and researchers in particular. The library can also play a pivotal role to achieve the university educational and research objectives. Any university, in the world, cannot achieve its goals and objectives unless and until they have well-equipped library with well-trained library professionals

The CUI Lahore Library is functioning as Information Resources Center for the campus community and provides a wide range of up to date information through different kind of materials. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to make full use of the available resources. Currently library has more than 35,000 books on different subjects such as , Management Sciences, Economics, Computer Engineering , Telecom Engineering , Computer Sciences , Physics, Mathematics , Architecture and Design ,Bio-Informatics Sciences, Social Sciences ,English ,Urdu ,and Islamic Literature.

The library has open shelves collection with vide range of variety on books, eBooks, access to different Data Bases, News Papers, National and International Journals / Magazines, Theses, Projects, Company Reports and many more. The Library also have the reference material in different formats like Encyclopedias , Dictionaries, Atlases, Year Books, Hand Books for reading and research purposes. Through HEC Digital Library, the Library have more than 23,000 online research journals / Magazines and more than 150,000 books on different subject areas. All are full text accssibel in campus and at home through Virtual Private Network (VPN).

Staff Directory

Dr. Muhammad TariqLibrary Incharge

Muhammad Ishtiaq Deputy Librarian

Fatima UsmanAssistant Librarian

Nasira MunirAssistant Librarian

Muhammad NaveedAssistant Librarian

Raiqa PervaizLibrary Assistant

Attiq-ur-RehmanJr. Library Assistant

Muhammad Asim MushtaqLibrary Assistant

Jahanzaib ImtiazLibrary Assistant

Shazia BasitJr. Library Assistant

Akhtar AbbasAssistant

Muhammad SaeedUDC

Israr AhmedLDC

Muhammad MoazNaib Qasid

Muhammad NaeemLDC

Muhammad NazimNaib Qasid

Ali IqabalNaib Qasid

Service Directory

Architecture and Design Library

Asim Mushtaq

Pharmacy Library

Naveed Siddique

Management Science Library

Atiq ur Reman

Digital Resources

Naveed Siddique

Library Clearance / Document Delivery Services

Akhtar Abbas


Nasira Munir

Help Desk / Reference Services

Shazia Basit

Circulation / Inter Library Loan

Fatima Usman

Journals / Magazines / Newspapers

Jahanzib Imtiaz

Library Coordinator / Trainings / Maintenance

Muhammad Ishtiaq

Similarity Index / Plagiarism Report

Nasira Munir


Raiqa Pervaiz

Scanning & Printing Services

Nasira Munir

Social Networking Services

Nasira Munir

Repository / Digital Library

Naveed Siddique

Technical Processing

Raiqa Pervaiz

Library Timings

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jumma Payer Break
1:00 p.m to 2:30 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday:

(Library will remain close on gazetted holidays)

Library Rules

Library users are expected to observe the following library rules while using the library facilities. Any violation may incur disciplinary action.

  • The use of CUI Lahore Library shall be open to the members of the following categories:
    • Members of the CUI Faculty. Officers and Staff.
    • Fellows, Research Scholars and Adjunct Faculty.
    • Students on the roll of the CUI Lahore Campus.
  • Leave your personal belongings (bags, briefcases, handbags etc.) at the library entrance.
  • Take care of your belongings as library disclaims any responsibility for loss or damage.
  • Keep your cell phones on silent mode/switch off within library premises.
  • To make the library environment more conducive for reading and research, gossiping, cell phone calls, sleeping, eating, drinking, smoking, chatting, and disturbing the order of library furniture is strictly prohibited.
  • Submit library material(s) for inspection, if requested.
  • Underlining, marking, folding and tearing pages of library materials is prohibited.
  • Leave the library materials on tables after consulting/reading.
  • Observe Electronic Resource Section rules while using library computing facilities.
  • Library membership could be suspended or canceled along with a penalty in the following cases:
    • Non payment of library fine(s)
    • Theft of library material(s)
    • Non payment of damage fine
    • Non returning of the temporary issued material within due time
    • Any kind of disturbance in library
    • Misconduct with the library staff
    • Breaching of established library rules and norms

All library users are requested to please before enter the library:

  • Display your COMSATS ID card.
  • Switch off your mobile phone.
  • Enter with formal dress.
  • Enter only for individual study not for discussion.
All registered members with valid Library Card are entitled to borrow library materials. The borrowing privileges may differ depending upon the membership category. The borrowing privileges for different membership categories are:

Category Borrowing Privileges Time Period
Undergraduate students 02 One Month
Graduate students 02 One Month
Postgraduate students (MS/M.Phil/PhD) 04 One Month
Professors/Deans/Consultants/Associate Professors 12 One Semester
Assistant Professors 10 One Semester
Lecturers/Research Associates/Teaching Assistants 10 One Semester
Staff (leisure reading books) 02 One Semester

  • COMSATS ID card is necessary to borrow library materials.
  • Books borrowed by any patron can be reserved.
  • Reserved books may be collected within 2 days from the circulation desk.
  • Book(s) borrowed by any patron can be renewed for a period of 01 Month as long as the same is not reserved by another patron.
  • Non-circulating materials such as reference books, current journals, and research projects can not be borrowed.
  • Non-circulating materials can only be used within library premises.
  • Any of the borrowed library materials is subject to recall as and when needed by the library.
  • If the patrons misplace any library material and is unable to find them, it is recommended to report at circulation desk immediately to avoid overdue fines.
Certain fines are charged for overdue (not returned on time) library materials. This is an effort to provide patrons an equal opportunity to make use of library materials and to maximize sharing of library collections.
  • Overdue fine is charged from the first overdue date/day.
  • Overdue fine on general books would be PKR10 per book per day.
  • Overdue fine on temporarily issued materials would be PKR100 per day.
  • Loss of library materials would be charged five times the current price of the lost books along with fine
  • PKR100 will be fined of library user who involve in
    • Use of mobile even ringing
    • Discussion, Chat etc
    • Running, eating, drinking, sleeping etc

Library Incharge
+92 42 9920 5219
+92 42 111 001 007, Ext. 855, 856

Main Library - Help Desk
042 111 001 007 Ext. 856

Main Library – Acquisition
042 111 001 007 Ext. 256

Library – Pharmacy Department
042 111 001 007 Ext. 230

Library – Architecture & Design
042 111 001 007 Ext. 257

Library – Management Science
042 111 001 007 Ext. 258

Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road, Lahore - Pakistan, 54100


+92 42 9920 5219 (Direct)
+92 42 111 001 007, Ext. 855