The Central Library is well stocked with books, journals and related materials and 31,000 online research journals. Under the Digital Library Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information (PERI), the Higher Education Commission (HEC) provides access to scientific and scholarly literature through International Network for Scientific Publications (INASP). The University has now been linked to this modern facility from April 5th, 2004, providing access to over 11,600 peer-reviewed full text online international academic journals and more than 20,000 abstracts from some of the world's top publishing houses including Blackwell-Synergy, CABI, EBSCO, Oxford University Press, Mary Ann Leibert Springer Link, and JSTOR. Equipped with bibliographic and other databases, the program aims to support capacity building in the research sector by strengthening the production, access, and dissemination of information and knowledge. The Library has also been equipped with all the latest Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) such as computers, L.C.D, multimedia and overhead projectors, digital cameras, photocopier, audio visual collection to facilitate the faculty/students, and high speed internet connectivity.
Attached with the central Library the “Kashmir Information Resource Centre” (KIRC) has a good collection of printed/electronic material on Kashmir. Borrowing facilities are available in accordance with the regulations of the library. KIRC also conducts and arranges various seminars, conferences, workshops, and courses on topics of interest. KIRC has Information Partnership Programme with American Information Resource Centre (AIRC) Islamabad.
The Pakistan Scientific & Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) has started its services through its sub-centre established in the Central Library and is providing research/reference services to faculty/students through its rich databases.
The Centre of Excellence in Technological Entrepreneurship Development (CETED) has also been established by Pakistan Science Foundation. Besides a corn conference, the CETED has conducted and published a feasibility study of “Applications on Tea Technology in Azad Kashmir”.
A “Virtual World Cultures Class Project” has been established at Kashmir Information Resource Centre (KIRC) from September 2004 in collaboration with East Carolina University (ECU). US Embassy Islamabad has funded this programme. In this unique programme UAJK is the only University from Pakistan and second in Asia after China to be connected to eight other Universities of the World.
Liaison office of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) is providing its services at the University.