About the Library
The library is said to be the central point to coordinate teaching and learning process, for gathering knowledge that fulfills all the objectives of an educational institution. Our College Library is a Knowledge Centre which has rich resources mainly in Social Sciences; Humanities and Science as well, which is provided to the users through both print-based and electronic medium. The library is housed in a separate two floored annexed building which was officially inaugurated in the year 2009. The ground floor houses the Circulation Section, OPAC section and also provides photocopy facility for students & staffs, stores back volume journals & magazines. The first floor is used as reading section for students & staff with internet facility, provides access to reference books & also has a Study Circle Corner for students & staffs.
Our library has a rich collection of around 19600 books, valuable reference books, journals, educational CDs/ DVDs, open access e-books, e-journals, and other resources for the users. Library also provides access to the collection through On-Line Catalogue (OPAC). Our library has the institutional membership of the American Centre Library, Kolkata; N-LIST; NDL (IIT Kharagpur).
The Library has a total collection of above mentioned documents which includes books, serials, non-book materials etc. The Library subscribes to 12 print journals of various subjects. In additions to the above, the library provides access to nearly and 135000 E-Books and 6000 e-journals to its users under the INFLIBNET-NLIST programme. The library collection is arranged according to call number (subject-wise).
Since June 2010, the college library started automation of the housekeeping activities using versatile and user-friendly Library Management System software, from AIDNI-INFOTECH Centre, Kolkata. The work related to retrospective conversion of library collections has been completed and is presently under the name of GRAPHICOM, Kolkata. The library has its own local Network connected with a server with terminals inside the library. Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) of the library has databases of books, journals, magazines.
All students, faculty members and other employees of the college are eligible for membership of the Library. The Library issues bar-coded identity cards for students. The entitlements, in terms of the number of books that can be borrowed by the members, are as follows:
|CATEGORY OF MEMBERS||ITEM POLICY||NO. OF BOOKS ISSUED|
|Honours Students||Text Books||2|
|General Students||Text Books||1|
|Fulltime Faculty Members||Text Books||25|
|SACT Members||Text Books||20|
|Non-teaching Staff Members||Text Books||5|
|Special Members||Text Books||1|