An online public access catalog (often abbreviated as OPAC or simply library catalog) is an online database of materials held by a library or group of libraries. Users search a library catalog principally to locate books and other material available at a library.

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Library Information Services Offered

    1. Literature Search
    2. Case-law Retrieval from CD-ROM Databases
    3. Statutory Information Retrieval
    4. Bibliography Compilation
    5. Reference Service
    6. Inter Library Loan
    7. Information Retrieval through CD-ROM, Databases & Indigenous Databases
    8. Documentation of Law Commission Reports, Committee / Commission Reports & Miscellaneous Reports


Legal Databases Subscribed


      -Database of the Case Laws of Supreme Court and High Courts from 1950 till date.


      -Database of the Case Laws of Supreme Court and High Courts.


      -Database of the Case Laws of Supreme Court and High Courts from 1950 till date.



    1. Accession List
    2. Cumulative Annual
    3. Catalogue Supplement
    4. Index to all Central Acts with Amending Acts
    5. Index to State Acts with Amending Acts


House Keeping Activities

    1. Acquisition of books, statutory materials, reports etc.
    2. Classification of Documents.
    3. Maintenance of Court Hall Libraries.
    4. Indexing of articles published in Law Reports and Journals.
    5. Indexing of Case-law.
    6. Indexing of Statutory Information , Notifications, Reports of Commissions and Committees

Library Budget Preparation

Annual Budget will be prepared based on the requirements of the High Court Principal Bench and the Benches at Dharwad & Kalaburagi and the Subordinate Courts in the State of Karnataka.