Allahabad High Court
Judges' Library

ABOUT LIBRARY

Allahabad High Court Library contains significant literature to support the need of Courts and Hon'ble Judges which includes Books, Journals, Government publications, Law Commission Reports, Central and State Legislation and other documents.
          It subscribes about 57 Indian Law journals, 4 foreign Law journals, 4 magazines, 10 daily Newspapers and Legal databases viz. SCC online, Manupatra online covering judgments of Supreme Court and all High Court ADJ Pro and Lawtab covering judgments of Supreme Court and all High Courts.
          In addition to the main Library, it also maintains workable collection in Hon'ble Chief Justice's Library, Court Rooms and Chamber-cum-Home Library of each Hon'ble Judge.

Library Committee

Hon'ble the Chief Justice has entrusted the management of the Judges' Library to a Committee of ten Hon'ble Judges. It supervises and considers the matters viz. selection and purchase of new books, journals, payments of bills and all other matters related to the library administration including libraries of the subordinate judiciary of the state.

Hon'ble Judges of the committee
Hon'ble Mr. Justice Pankaj Mithal Hon’ble Mr. Justice Pankaj Mithal 
Hon'ble Dr. Justice D. K. Arora Hon’ble Dr. Justice Devendra Kumar Arora 
Hon'ble Ms. Justice Naheed Ara Moonis Hon’ble Ms. Justice Naheed Ara Moonis 
Hon'ble Mr. Justice P. K. S. Baghel Hon’ble Mr. Justice Pradeep Kumar Singh Baghel 
Hon'ble Mr. Justice D.K. Upadhyaya Hon’ble Mr. Justice Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya 
Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ashwani Kumar Mishra Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ashwani Kumar Mishra 
Hon'ble Mr. Justice Yashwant Varma Hon’ble Mr. Justice Yashwant Varma 
Hon'ble Mrs. Justice Sangeeta Chandra Hon’ble Mrs. Justice Sangeeta Chandra 
Hon'ble Mr. Justice Vivek Chaudhary Hon’ble Mr. Justice Vivek Chaudhary 
Hon'ble Mr. Justice Rajeev Misra Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rajeev Misra 
PRESENTING OFFICER
Mr. Nalin Kant Tyagi, H.J.S, Joint Registrar (J)(I)

LIBRARY STAFF

The Library is headed by Chief Documentation Officer-cum-Chief Librarian assisted by Deputy Librarians, General cadre staff including Review Officers, Assistant Review Officers and junior staff.

Designation

Allahabad (Sanctioned)

Lucknow (Sanctioned)

C.D.O.-Cum-Chief Librarian

Mr. Amitabh Saran


Mr. Hemant Kumar Shukla

Deputy Librarian

Mr. Awdhesh Kumar Patel

Mr. Vishnu Srivastava

Vacant(1)

Officer on Special Duty

(for subordinate Court Library)

Vacant(1)

Nil

Research Officer

Vacant(3)

Nil

Review Officer

Two

Six

Asstt. Review Officer

Fourteen

Nil

Services & Sections
The Library provides the following services to the Hon'ble Judges and the Courts as well as officers of the Court :-

Circulation of legal Books and journals
Bibliographic Information
Reference
Current Awareness
Citation Service through legal databases
Internet based legal Information
Document Delivery

The management of the Library is divided into sub sections as per day-to-day work and services. The sub-sections are:

Acquisition including stock management system
Technical Processing including Classification and Cataloguing
Serial Control covering Loose Parts subscription & Circulation
Circulation of Books and Journals
Gazette and Legislation
Book Section including Bare Acts, Commentaries, Manuals
Bound Journal and Law Reports
Reference and Research
Binding of book and journal
News Paper and Magazine
Hon'ble Chief Justice's Library at Chamber, Court & Residence
Chamber-cum-Home Libraries of Hon'ble Judges
Legal Database Management
Bench Libraries at Court Rooms
Integrated Library Management & Automation
District Court Library
Law Clerk Reading cum Reference

Journals

List of Law Journals subscribed

Sr.No. Name Of Journal Allahabad Lucknow
1 Accidental Claims Journal 1 1
2 AIR Supreme Court Weekly 2 3
3 All India Cases 1 Nil
4 All India Judicial Interpretation on Crimes 1 Nil
5 All India Rent Control Journal Nil 1
6 All India Reporter 15 15
7 Allahabad Civil Journal 5 Nil
8 Allahabad Criminal Cases 5 1
9 Allahabad Criminal Rulings 5 Nil
10 Allahabad Daily Judgment 20 8
11 Allahabad Law Journal 5 5
12 Allahabad Law Reporter 5 5
13 Allahabad Rent Cases 2 2
14 Allahabad Weekly Cases 5 3
15 Arbitration Law Reporter 1 Nil
16 Civil and Revenue Cases U.P. 2 Nil
17 Company Cases 1 Nil
18 Company Law Journal 2 Nil
19 Crimes 2 1
20 Criminal Law Journal 5 5
21 Current Indian Statutes 1 Nil
22 Current Tax Reporter 1 Nil
23 Divorce & Matrimonial Cases Nil 1
24 Education and Societies Management. Cases 2 Nil
25 Education and Service Cases 3 1
26 Environment and Forest Law Times 1 Nil
27 Excise Law Times 2 Nil
28 GST Law Times 1 Nil
29 Income Tax Report 5 1
30 Indian Factory and Labour Reporter 3 1
31 Judgement Today 10 8
32 Judicial Civil Law Reports 1 Nil
33 Judicial Interpretation on Crimes 2 Nil
34 Labour & Industrial Cases 2 2
35 Lucknow Civil Decision 1 5
36 Lucknow Criminal Reports Nil 1
37 Lucknow Law Times 8 5
38 National Tax News and Views 3 Nil
39 NUJS Law Review Nil 1
40 Prevention of Food Adulteration Cases Nil 2
41 Prevention of Food Adulteration Journal Nil 1
42 Revenue Decision 3 2
43 Sales Tax VAT Journal 2 Nil
44 SCC Criminal 5 3
45 Supreme Court Criminal Rulings 1 Nil
46 SCC Labour and Services 3 2
47 SCC Weekly 15 6
48 SCC (Bound) Nil 6
49 Selected Civil Decision Nil 2
50 Service Law Reporter 3 2
51 Supreme Court Journal 1 Nil
52 Supreme Court Report 5 Nil
53 Taxman 2 Nil
54 Transport and Accident Cases 2 1
55 U.P. Revenue Judgment 1 Nil
56 U.P. Tax Cases 3 1
57 Uttar Pradesh Local Bodies & Education Cases 10 5
58 VAT and Service Tax Cases 3 Nil
59 All England Law Report 2 1
60 Harvard Law Report 1 1
61 Quarterly Law Review 1 Nil
62 U.S. Supreme Court Report 1 Nil
63 American Journal of Comparative Law Nil 1
64 American Journal of International Law Nil 1
65 American Journal of Law & Medicine Nil 1
66 Business Law Report ICLR 3 2
67 The Law Reports- ICLR 3 2
68 Weekly Law Report ICLR 3 2

NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES

The following daily Newspapers are subscribed

SI. No. Name Of News Paper Allahabad Lucknow
1 Amar Ujala (Hindi) 1 1
2 Dainik Jagaran (Hindi) 1 1
3 Economic Times (English) 1 Nil
4 Hindustan (Hindi) 1 Nil
5 Hindustan Times (English) Nil 1
6 The Hindu (English) 1 1
7 Indian Express (English) 1 1
8 Pioneer (English) 1 Nil
9 Rashtriya Sahara (Hindi) Nil 1
10 Statesman (English) 1 Nil
11 Times of India (English) 1 1
12 N.I.P. (English) 1 Nil

The following Magazines are subscribed

SI. No. Name Of Magazines Allahabad Lucknow
1 Frontline 1 1
2 femina Nil 1
3 Kadambani Nil 1
4 India Today 1 1
5 Outlook 1 1
6 Reader Degest 1 1
7 Sarita Nil 1
8 Savvy Nil 1
9 Tehelka Nil 1
10 The Week Nil 1
11 Outlook Business Nil 1
12 The Times Nil 1