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Central Library

 

The Central Library is functioning since 1988, housed in a separate three storied library building named ‘Saraswat Bhavan’ in an area of 5000 sq.mtr. approx., out of which reading area is 1500 sq.mtr.  The Library has good collection of all the subjects and having strong collection in the subject areas of botany, chemistry, computer science, economics, environmental studies, history, food & nutrition, management, mathematics, microbiology, bio-technology, political science, religion, philosophy, vedic studies and zoology.  In addition to the general & reference books, the collection also covers sufficient journals, reports, conference proceedings, statistics, audio-visual material and CDs.  The readers are benefited with lending services, reading room facility, reference services, etc.  Some of the important details are as follows:

I - LIBRARY STATISTICS

Sr.No.

Particulars of Collection, Membership, Building, etc.

No./Quantity

1

Books

49158

2

Ph.D. Thesis

2950

3

Current Periodicals

105

4

Reports

10079

5

Back Volumes of Periodicals

2930

6

Complimentary Titles (Newsletters, etc.)

35

7

Old News Papers Collection

1 year

8

Reference Volumes (part of the no. shown for books)

3100

9

Audio-Visual Collection

35

10

CD

3170

11

Dissertations, M.phil.

5300

(Total Collection of Documents: 1.00 Lac approx.)

12

Student Members

                   952

13

Research Scholars/SRF/JRF/Part-time teachers Members

24

14

Faculty Members

18

15

Non-teaching Staff Members

299

16

Total Area of the Library (of 3 floors)

5032 sq.mtr.

17

Stacks Area

2160 sq.mtr.

18

Reading Facility Area

1500 sq.mtr.

19

Reading Seats

107

 

II - SERVICES AVAILABLE

Opening Hours: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Sr.No.

Particulars of Services

Qty/Provision

1

Lending of Books:

Master’s Level Students

 

4

1.1

 

Research Scholars/SRF/JRF/Part-time teachers

6

 

Other Students

2

 

Faculty Members

15

 

Non-teaching Members

2

1.2

Provision of Duration for the books issued:

Students

14 Days

 

 

Research Scholars/SRF/JRF/Part-time teachers

1 Month

 

Faculty Members

1 Academic Session

 

Non-teaching Members

14 Days

 

(Late fine of Re 1/- for students, research scholars)

 

2

Reading Room Facility

(For outsiders/non-members R.R. facility only is permitted)

Ground Floor

3

Current Periodicals / Journals / News Papers

Ground Floor

4

Reference Service

Reference Section

5

Reports / Statistics / Conference Proceedings

Second Fl – Right Hall

6

Back Volumes of Periodicals (Back Periodicals Section)

First Fl.- Right Hall

7

Consultation of Theses (Theses Section)

Providing from 1st Fl. at Ground Fl.

8

Old News Papers (Old News Papers Section)

First Fl.- Left Hall

9

Xerox Service (@75 Paise per copy)

Circulation Counter

10

Inter-Library Loan (ILL) Service

Cir. Counter / Librarian

11

Bibliographical Service

Reference Section

12

OPAC

Central Area

 

III – ACQUISITION OF DOCUMENTS

COLLECTION OF BOOKS

Sr. No.

Department/Subject

No.

1

Botany

1073

2

Bharat Vidya Adhyayan Sankul

154

3

Defense, Military Studies

56

4

Central Library/Misc/Gen. Reference

11036

5

Commerce

504

6

Computer Science

2197

7

Coaching Classes for Entry in Services for SC/ST/Minorities

92

8

Coaching for SC/ST/Minorities for NET

63

9

Economics

3955

10

Education

709

11

Environmental Studies

1811

12

Food & Nutrition

1621

13

History

3462

14

Journalism

83

15

Law

20

16

Literature

4549

17

Management Studies

5535

18

Mathematics

925

19

Microbiology

814

20

Physical Education

520

21

Political Science & Public Administration

4281

22

Population Studies

659

23

Pure & Applied Chemistry

2049

24

Remote Sensing & Geo-informatics

252

25

Sanskrit/Vedic St

838

26

Yogic Sc and Human Consciousness

655

27

Zoology

1245

 

TOTAL =

49158

 

PERIODICALS SUBSCRIBED

Subjects wise status of journals, magazines and news papers procured in 2012-13 are as follows:

Faculty of Science: Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Indian Journal of Medical Research, Letters, Resonance, Science (*F), Scientific American (*F);

Botany: Mycorrzhia News;

Commerce: Chartered Secretary, Indian Economic Review,

Computer Science: Chip, Data Quest, Linux for You, PC Quest;

Economics: Artha Vijnana, Economic & Political Weekly, Indian Economic Journal, Indian Journal of Regional Science, Mainstream, Man & Development, Monthly Commentary on Indian Economic Conditions, Seminar, Southern Economist, Vikalpa : the journal for decision makers, ;

Environmental Studies: Down to Earth, India Green File, Terra Green : News to Save the Earth, TERI Information Digest of Energy and Environment.

 Food & Nutrition: Indian Journal of Public Health, Journal of Human Ecology, Nutrition in Disease Managemen.,

History: . Medieval History Journal.

Management Studies: Academy of Management Journal (*F), Indian Journal of Management & Strategy, International Journal of Management (*F), Journal of Accounting & Finance (*F), Journal of Industrial Relations (*F), Journal of Management Research, Management Accountant, Business world.

Political Science: Administrative Change, Gandhi Marg, Government & Opposition (*F), India Quarterly: a journal of international affairs, Indian Journal of Public Administration, Indian Journal of Secularism, Kurukshetra (Hindi), Management in Government.

Population Studies: Indian Journal of Social Work, Journal of Well Being,

Pure & Applied Chemistry: Chemical Reviews (*F), Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Indian Journal of Chemistry: Section A, Indian Journal of Chemistry: Section B, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research;

Remote Sensing: Journal of Geomatics.

Yoga: Yoga Sudha, Yoga mimasa

Zoology: Journal of Cell and Tissue Research.

Misc. Periodicals/Magazines: Aha Jindagi, Akhand Jyoti, Business India, Business Today, Civil Services Chronicle, Competition Success Review, Computer Sanchar Suchna, Femina, Frontline, Granthalaya Vigyan, GK Today, Grihashobha, ILA Bulletin & Newsletter, IASLIC Bulletin & Newsletter, India Today (English), India Today (Hindi), Inside Outside, Kadambini, Kala Dirgha, Kalyan, Nirogdham, Outlook (English), Outlook (Hindi), Outlook Traveller, Pratiyogita Darpan, Pratiyogita Sahitya Readers' Digest, Samanya Gyan Darpan, Sarita, Sports Star,  Yojna (Hindi).

News Papers: Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Navjoti, Employment News, Hindustan Times, Jansatta, Punjab Kesari, Rajasthan Patrika, Rashtradoot, Rashtriya Sahara, Rojagar Samachar, The Economic Times, The Financial Express, The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Times of India.

 

Numbers: Journals = 62 (Indian =56, Foreign = 06), News Papers = 13, Magazines = 30

Total Estimated Expenditure on Periodicals in 2012-13 = 6.50 Lakhs.  (*F = Foreign Journal)

                                        

IV – DATABASE ACCESS

·         On-line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) is available for readers in the Library and also accessible on website <inflibnet.ac.in> under the option of Union Database. 

·         Having Databases of all the books, theses, periodicals, journals and users.

 

V – LIBRARY PERSONNEL

The Central Library performs its functions with 2 Senior Technical Assistants, 2 Junior Technical Assistants,   1 Steno (Hindi), 1 UDC, 4 Book Attendants, 4 Class IV, 1 Class IV for Xerox Service and 1 Security Guard.  The administration, management and Library LAN network administration and digital library services are performed by an Assistant Librarian who is also working as Librarian In-Charge.

 

Contact Details:

Dr Ashwini Tiwari

(MLIS, Ph.D., DCA, UGC-NET)

Librarian I/C

Ph.: 0145-2787103,

E-mail:  ashwinimdsu@gmail.com, ashwinimds@rediffmail.com

 

 

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