The IDSK Library is an ideal place for knowledge enhancement of academic as well as research professionals. It began functioning from December 2002 at 5th floor of Alipore Campus of Calcutta University. It has moved to its present own campus at Salt Lake in 2010. The Library occupies two floors (2nd and 3rd floor, 1700 sq. ft. each) of southern block of the building. It is now one of the leading libraries in India devoted to the economic and social sciences. It has rich collection of books, journals, research documents, reports, statistical databases of wide ranging areas in Anthropology, Economics, Ecology, Development Studies, Demography, Public Health, Political Science, History, Gender Studies, Human Sciences, Sociology, and Nutrition with special focus on North East India.