The University Library comprises the Central Library and 19 affiliated, discipline-specific libraries located on campus in faculties, institutes, and centres. Opened in 1964, on the same day as the University, the air-conditioned Central Library is a dynamic resource, continually expanding in size and scope. Its current inventory over 1,000,000 books of which 308,482 are in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, and other foreign languages 4,238 Thai journals, 3,340 foreign journals, 35 Thai and English newspapers, and 24,618 audio-visual and multimedia resource publications available on CD-Rom, VCD, and DVD.
The recently developed CMU E-Library is a digital library facility providing staff and students with online access to 30 E-journal databases with more than 19,000 journal titles, 6 E-book databases with more than 16,000 book titles, and 8 general interest databases for access to E-news, Art Works, Music, etc. In addition, CMU has developed a digital collections resource. Via CMU E-Thesis, E-Research and E-Term Papers databases, staff and students can contribute to and access information from an online network of 23 national university libraries.