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
II - SERVICES AVAILABLE
Opening Hours: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
III – ACQUISITION OF DOCUMENTS
COLLECTION OF BOOKS
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.
Dr Ashwini Tiwari
(MLIS, Ph.D., DCA, UGC-NET)