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Research and development are very important and integral aspects in an academic set up as it leads to overall progress and growth of a nation. The key function of universities is to inspire students to do research in areas of interest which affect the local community socially the most. Library resources are vital for teaching, learning and research needs of faculty and students. Careful planning of resources and services prioritizing the needs and concern of the learning community goes a long way in enhancing the research culture in universities. This study was taken to investigate the provision of resources and services, budget allocation and book selection policy in Social Sciences with respect to other subjects by selected university libraries of Andhra Pradesh.