The history of the Center for Information and Library Resources started in 1976 with the establishment of the Alma-Ata Institute of Railway Transport Engineers (ALIT).
Today the Center for Information and Library Resources is a structural division of the Academy of Logistics and Transport, providing library and information-bibliographic services, provision of educational and scientific activities. The ALIT Foundation has a unique collection of literature on the development of the railway since 1925, including the best classic publications of the past years on road construction and transport equipment .
The unified information and library fund consists of 876 thousand copies of books and more than 6 thousand electronic resources.
Automation of library processes is implemented in KABIS (Kazakhstan Automated Library and Information System), which is available on the website for authorized users.
The total area of the Center for Information and Library Resources is 1879.6 sq. m., the book storage area is 950 sq. m. The total number of seats in the reading rooms is 240, 30 of which are equipped with monoblocks and personal computers, a local network is wired and wireless Wi – Fi with free Internet access is set , there is an access to domestic and foreign databases.