The reference library receives about 167 scholarly and technical journals, both Indian and foreign, through subscription or gratis, in different disciplines within the broad spectrum of the arts and cultural heritage. The prominent ones include: Central Asian Survey, Asian Theatre Journal, Asian Music, Dance Chronicle, Australian Aboriginal Studies, SPAFA Journal, South East Asian Review, Russian Studies in History, Journal of the Oriental Institute, Mankind Quarterly, Journal of American Oriental Sociology, Journal of Ritual Studies, Visual Computer, Visual Anthropology, Journal of the History of Ideas, Artibus Asiae, and Journal of American Oriental Society. Back volumes of many such journals are also available in the library.