Bibliographic Service - Bibliographies on specific topics are provided to the Institute's researchers on request.
Current Awareness Services - New books are kept on display for a week and bibliographic details are notified to IDSA researchers. The library also brings out Current Journal Contents (CJC), a monthly current awareness bulletin providing the contents page of about 70 leading journals received in the library. Annual subscription for this service is Rs.300/-
Database of Journal Articles - The library maintains a database of titles (with keywords) of articles published in various journals to help users quickly retrieve articles on selected topics.
Reference Service - Information is collected from the library and internet resources against specific requests from the Institute's researchers.
Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) - SDI is provided to IDSA researchers in their specific areas of research.