Printed and electronic book fund which is in the possession of the university and is compatible with the literature mentioned in the syllabi of educational programs, is used in order to ensure the quality of the study process. Currently, there are in total 26220 units in the book fund of the university library. The number of textbooks corresponding the educational programs is 18725 and they are indicated in educational programs, and 7495 units are supporting literature.
The library has subscribed 30 different periodicals. 22 scientific (Georgian, Russian and English) journals and 8 newspapers. The university library is included in the International Electronic Library Network and has become a member of Georgian Library Association since 2010. The students are given opportunity to access 24 types of international scientific databases, the electronic books, use copies and compact discs which are available at the library.
Electronic library program is available at CIU library. There is printed as well as an electronic catalogue organized in accordance to library principles with book fund and electronic cards of readers. A registration journal and reader cards function at the library.
The university library works from Monday to Saturday, for 60 hours per week.
Monday-Saturday: 10-00 - 20:00
Electronic Catalogue - University book fund is fully reflected on server integrated library system “openbiblio” (http://www.ciu.edu.ge/openbiblio), which is available for any authorized user with internet access.