Library and Reading Room

Head Librarian : Ms. Bhawna Singh

The Library plays a significant role as a learning resource center for the faculty and students. Our library is fully computerized with the catalogue in OPAC form for easy and quick access to all resources. Users can check the availability of books and journals in the library from various terminals and procure them for issue and reference.

The library has a rich collection of text books and reference material, which includes encyclopedias, yearbooks, dictionaries, atlases, general knowledge books, biographies, autobiographies and latest fiction in English and Hindi languages. Our collections include nearly 73,237 books, periodicals subscriptions(having subject journals and magazines, 11 daily newspapers in English and Hindi, and electronic resources including online databases through UGC INFONET, CDs, DVDs, e-journals, and e-books. A book bank that runs with the help of grants from IPS helps the students from economically weaker sections. A Braille book collection is also available in the library.

The Information Center in the library has 25 computers with internet facility to help students with their research work. Free access to more than 4000 journals with full text information, e-resources, e-books, e-databases are available through UGC INFONET. The Information Centre has Wi-Fi connectivity. Library premises are a Wi-Fi enabled zone for all users. Recorders and laptops with special software are available for differently-abled students.

Some more information about the library:   

  1.  Total area of the library is 7116.32 sq.m.
  2. The library has a seating capacity of 150 students and also has reading room for the faculty. 
  3. The library opens at 8.30 am and closes at 5.30 pm on all the days except Saturday and Sunday. 
  4. The Library has three floors: 

Ground Floor: The ground floor of the building consists of Librarian’s room, Technical Section, Circulation Desk, OPAC area, Reference & Text Book stack area, Braille Collection, International Punjabi Society Book Bank section for economically weaker students, and the Question Papers and Syllabi section. 

First Floor: Periodical Section, Information Centre (IT Zone for accessing E-Resources), Faculty Reading Room, Bound Periodical Stacks, and Reading Hall. 

Second Floor: Circulation Desk for 2nd Floor Books, Reserve Books section, Reading Hall, Gratis books section for donated books, Xerox. Reading Material Section, Question Papers and Syllabi Section for Students, Separate Reading Room for B.El.Ed and B.Ed. Students, Stack Area.  

 

  1. The College Library has installed OPAC (On Line Public Access Catalogue) to enable easy and quick access to library resources, which in turn enables the users to check the latest status of various resources available in library.
  2. Information through e-resources can be accessed in the Information Center. A large number of National and International Journals with abstracts and full text information are available for download also.