1. Acquisition Section
This section is responsible for the procurement/purchase of new books and other publications published in Pakistan and other countries. Books, etc. are selected by the Faculty Members with the consultation of the Chairman concerned department and sent to the Librarian for procurement. The order is placed for these books with the books vendors/firms in Pakistan upon the availability of funds.
2. Cataloguing and Classification Section
This section catalogs and classifies new books. Bibliographic sheets are prepared for each book for entry in the AULIB database and books are properly labeled and arranged subject-wise on the shelves for the convenient use of the library community.
3. Circulation Section
This section plays an important role as a liaison between the library users and the staff of the Library. It is considered the heart of the Library because it functions like a heart does in a body. It circulates books among the members of the Library.
4. Exchange of Publications Section
This section is mainly responsible for obtaining research publications and scientific journals from national and international organizations in exchange of Sarhad Journal of Agriculture (SJA), a recognized journal of KPK-AU.
5. Literature Search Section
This section facilitates the use of online and local databases available for use to the patrons of AU Library. A large number of undergraduate and post-graduate students and faculty members are being benefited from this facility. They are fully assisted by the Library Staff in searching scientific information require in their study, research and teachings respectively.
6. Readers Advisory Section
This section is helping the students and faculty members in using the Library own collection as well as provides technical help to them in using the online databases and explains to them the searching techniques for using the library resources and online databases.
7. Reference Section
This section contains at least two copies of unavailable books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, maps, theses, scientific periodicals, yearbooks and annual reports.
8. Serials (Journals) Section
This section is responsible for the procurement of journals, magazines and exchange of publications with national and international agencies and institutions.