The Reference Library has a vast
collection of Non- Print Material comprising of slides, microfilms and
microfiche. The collection is generated and maintained by the Slide unit
and the Reprography unit of IGNCA.
- The manuscript microfilming programme at the IGNCA is a landmark project
which was formed to encompass and preserve valuable unpublished Indian
manuscripts that are lying scattered or fragmented in both Indian and
foreign collection. At present, the reprography unit is in possession of a
rich collection of more than 2.5 lacs manuscripts in more than 21500
microfilm rolls. The entire collection has also been digitized.
Library (Slide Unit)
- The Slide Unit has been in existence since 1989 and over the years it
has acquired and generated over one lakh carefully selected slides from 17
centres in India and 16 centres abroad. The growth rate of the collection
is approx. 3,000 slides per year. In addition to slides, there are more
than 2270 photo-negatives on Himachal Pradesh (Land and people), monuments
of Sri Lanka and museums in Jammu & Kashmir.