This is an oldest Institution of its kind in Asia, which was established in 1882 and in December 1915, this institution was shifted at its present building. Since then the institution is recommencing its educational and professional activities very successfully in different capacities and has been upgraded as the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore in 2002. The library of this great historical institution may be considered a combination of old and modern civilizations.
The main library of former College of Veterinary Sciences was given the status of University Library, UVAS, Lahore in 2002. The UVAS Library is situated at the first floor of the Academic block. University Library has been fully engaged, in providing effective library services, for the promotion of higher education, research and extension activities. Its role in uplifting the higher education system, research and extension services has been acknowledged by the students, researchers and the other related community.
At present, there are 14 service sections under two major wings i(administrative wing and operational wing) that are being managed by four professionally qualified librarians. An additional block has been added recently within the old library block, which has improved the working capacity of the library. The entire library is centrally air-conditioned.
At present, UVAS Library has been offering different type of services such as reference, reading, OPAC and CD-Rom searching, internet and digital library access, printing, CD writing, scanning, photocopying, orientation and training services to its users; comprising of 11 categories.