Library

Library

About Library

The main objective of the library is to provide information services and access to print and e- resources to support the scholarly and informational needs of staff and students community. The Library has Collection 13718 books and other resources. The Library also subscribes many national and international journals and e-resources from Inflibnet –NLIST & SAGE. The library has institutional membership with INFLIBNET (Information Library Network). EASYLIB 3.0 Library Management System software is used for the entire routine process of cataloguing and circulation. 

♦ The library will be kept open on all working days between 11.00 am and 6.00pm and all students and staff are entitled to use the library during this period.

♦ Students are Expected to Conduct themselves properly and maintain a very high order of discipline inside the library.

♦ Strict Silence should be observed within the library

♦ Students who use the library will have to enter their academic Details and sign up the register kept for this purpose.

♦ While each under-graduate student will be given two library cards, a post – graduate student is entitled for three cards

♦ Students can barrow books against their library cards on any working day up to 5.00 p.m. For this, they will have to apply to the librarian in the prescribed format. For each book borrowed, they need to surrender one card, which they can

   take back once the book is returned to the library.

♦ A student can take a maximum number of two or three books at a time, books can be retained by the student for a period of one month from the date of issue. Extension for this period may be permitted by the librarian on the specific

   request of the student.

♦ A book that is in special demand may be lent out for a period shorter than one month. The book loan may be terminated at any time by the Librarian.

♦ Books in the reference section are not open for borrowing. These books can be referred and notes taken in the library reading hall . Periodicals are regarded as reference books and as such they will not be loaned out.

♦ New books received will be displayed for a fortnight on a separate Shelf. These will be available for issue at the end of the Fortnight only.

♦ Students are not permitted to sub-let the books borrowed by them from the library.

♦ Books which are not in good condition will not be issued by the librarian.

♦ The Borrower of a book is responsible for its proper care and maintenance. the borrower will be held liable for any damage or loss of the book. He/she will be asked to make suitable compensation for the damage/loss caused to the books borrowed.

♦ In the Event of a student losing a library card, he/she will have to report the matter to the librarian immediately. If the matter is not reported and if someone misuses the Card, the person on whose name the card was issued will be held responsible for it.

♦ Library cards will have to be surrendered to the Librarian at the End of the Course period. at the time of Surrender, no dues certificate will be issued to the student, which he/she will submit to the college office. In case the student fails to return the cards, a penalty of Rs. 50 per library card would be levied.  

Library Resources

Total no. of volumes in the library – 13718

Total no. of volumes in the Book Bank - 4825

Total no. of journals in the library - 407

Total no. of accessible INFLIBNET e-journals – 1028

Daily news papers – 9

Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia Book Bank Scheme

♦ Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia Book Bank Scheme is in operation since 2012-2013. Deserving students are given books for all the subjects of the semester. Books given under the scheme can be used by the students during that particular semester, and they are expected to return the books to the library at the end of the semester once the examination is over.

♦ Students desirous of availing the benefit of Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia Book Bank Scheme should take an application form from the Librarian, fill it up, obtain the signature of the HOD and submit the same to the Librarian.

♦ Students shortlisted for the scheme should remit a one-time fee of Rs. 100 for the membership card and Rs. 50 towards incidental charges into the Book Bank Scheme.