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Welcome to the GC University Library. This guide will show you how to make the most of the library services and where to find help when you need it.

Throughout this guide you will be given the address for more detailed information on the library web pages. Look for the symbol.

Library Home Page


Opening Hours

During Term


Monday - Thursday    :   8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Friday                        :   8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Saturday                  :   8:00 am to 6:00 pm


During Vacation


The library will be closed for one month during summer vacation for annual stocktaking, on Sunday, and on certain holidays by special notice.


The Vice Chancellor, GC University Lahore is authorized to make any change in the timings which will be displayed on the notice board of the library.




Main Library, GC University, Lahore

+92 42 111-000-010  Ext: 243-244


Postgraduate Library, GC University, Lahore

Tel: +92 (42) 111-000-010  Ext: 245-246



E-mail: chieflibrarian@gcu.edu.pk URL: www.library.gcu.edu.pk

Internal Telephone Numbers

Information and Enquiries: 243-246



What can I Borrow?


Under Graduates


F.A./F.SC                         =    1 book for 14 days




B.A/B.Sc/BCS/PGD             =    2 Books for 14 days


Post Graduates


M.A/M.Sc/MBA/M.Phil/Ph.D  =    4 Books for 14 days




if you bring your books back late, you will incur fines.


The Library Catalogue

The Library Catalogue can be used from PCs situated on each level of the Library and from the web. It contains records of all Library material (books, serials, audio-visual etc.), together with information about loan availability.

You can find details of what you have out on loan and renew and reserve Long loan and One week loan items. You will need your Library User ID to do this, which is available from Information and Enquiries.

How do I search the

Library Catalogue?

You can search for material on the Library Catalogue by author, title, accession or keyword. There is on-screen help and a web based guide that explains in more detail how to do this.

Library Catalogue

Click Here to access Library OPAC.

Do's and Don'ts


The Library would like your visit to be as comfortable as possible and we aim to maintain a clean and pleasant working environment. In the interest of all Library users, therefore,


Please do not


Bring food or drink into the Library or talk loudly or make a noise where others are trying to study or deface, make notes on or remove Library property


Please do


Switch off mobile phones and observe the Library regulations.




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