Situated atop a hill ‘Adikmetgutta’, overlooking the lush foliage of the 'Landscape Gardens', the OU Library is a treasure house of ancient manuscripts written in Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Telugu and Hebrew. Several 16mm films said to be World War II archives are preserved along with hundreds of microfilms. A dedicated UN documents section and Indian Council of Social Science Research, Southern Regional Centre is housed within the OU Library Building.