The main Library of Martin Luther Christian University, the Dr. Homiwell Library, has been named after the late Dr. Homiwell Lyngdoh (1877-1958) who was “a physician, a political and a social thinker as well as a church leader”. “He contributed substantially to the study of Khasi Literature and culture”.
The University has both Central and Departmental libraries. The main library is housed in the main campus and is accessible to all the students and staff of MLCU whilst the departmental libraries with more specified and specialized holdings are located in respective departments and accessible to students and staff of those departments. The Library is equipped with computers and internet facilities for the students to browse for reading materials related to their studies, and also has photocopying and spiral-binding facilities.
The University has a well-equipped library having a good collection of Reference books, Encyclopedias, Subjects Text Books. The library also subscribes to many National, International Journals/Magazines and Newspapers (National, Regional and Local) that are easily accessible by the Faculties, students and the University staff, besides, The library also has a spacious reading room for the users to read.

The library also has also subscribed to JSTOR (short for Journal Storage) which is a digital library founded in 1995. Originally containing digitized back issues of academic journals, it now also includes books and primary sources, and current issues of journals. It provides full-text searches of almost 2,000 journals. As of 2013, more than 8,000 institutions in more than 160 countries had access to JSTOR, most access is by subscription, but some older public domain content is freely available to anyone.

JSTOR content is provided by more than 900 publishers. The database contains more than 1,900 journal titles, in more than 50 disciplines. Martin Luther Christian University Library also subscribed JSTOR for the Students, faculty members and PHD scholars of the University and it can be accessed through computers in the Library, Departments and Computer Lab in the main Campus at Nongrah,Shillong.


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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535437/6009602012

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Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017