General Collection

The University library has a collection of more than 14,500 books on all Legal subjects relevant to the courses taught at the NUALS.

Reference Collection

The reference section has a good collection of reference books including reference text, handbooks, encyclopedias and dictionaries etc.

Special Collections

The University library preserves the collections from

  • Dr. V R Krishna Iyer
  • Dr. P Leelakrishnan
  • Adv. K.R. Sadasivan Nair
  • Shri.T.P. Kelu Nambiar (Senior Advocate)
  • Shri; P Shankaran Unni
  • Shri. Achuthan Unni (Retd. District Judge)
  • Bar Council of Kerala
Digital Library Collection

The Library of NUALS developed an Institutional Repository for keeping digital collections. The Institutional Repository preserves Ph.DTheses, LL.M Dissertations, Previous year Question papers, Covid Orders etc.

Bound Volume

Library of NUALS binds the loose issues of subscribed journals that have archival values as bound volumes for future reference.

Online Legal Resources

To enrich the library collection with the latest online legal databases such as Westlaw, Hein Online & Manupatra Online, Lexis Nexis, J Stor, SCC online, Kluwer Arbitration, Cambridge University Press, Bloomsbury etc.


The University library is currently subscribing to 28 Print Journals and 10 Magazines to meet the requirements of researchers, faculty and students.


The library is currently subscribing to 10 local and national newspapers to meet the requirements of researchers, faculty members and students.