J R D Tata Memorial Library or Indian Institute of Science Library, as it is popularly known, is one of the best scientific and technical libraries in India. The library was started in 1911 as one of the first three departments in the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
. It aims to serve as a resource center for the scholars and scientific community of the country.
J R D Tata Memorial Library has become a precious national resource center in the field of science and technology. Its collection includes books, journals, reports, standards and patents. The library offers services such as reference services, referral service, user guidance service and document delivery service.