Welcome to Government College University Lahore Libraries (GCULL)!
The strategic and visionary approach of the distinguished Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi (Tamgha-i-Imtiaz) and the objectives a. Research, and b. Governance established by him as a Vice-Chancellor; in the light of these two objectives the Library Automation Project was approved in January 2021 to initiate and promote research culture in Pakistan especially in the GCU, Lahore. The system was practically implemented by Dr. Muhammad Tufail Khan (Senior Librarian) by utilizing the existing resources to facilitate GCU family.
GC University Lahore Library came into existence in 1872. A proper library with an office and a reading room was established in 1937 in memory of Mian Fazl-i-Hussain, a renowned educationist. The library building was once again expanded in 1964. In 1999, the Postgraduate Library was established to enhance library activities. Recently another library namely Life Sciences Library was established by merging Botany, Zoology and Institute of Biotechnology departmental libraries. The total area of the all the GCU Libraries is more than 35000 sq. feet.
At present, it has a total numbers of 351,164 books including precious personal collections. The library receives 236 national and international journals.