The library of Government College for Women, M.A.Road started functioning in October 1950. The first five books the library acquired were donated by the first Prime Minister of India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, the great lover of books; Jawaharlal Nehru, went round the college library in 1951.
The library of Government College for Women, M.A.Road started functioning in October 1950.
The first five books the library acquired were donated by the first Prime Minister of India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, the great lover of books;
Jawaharlal Nehru, went round the college library in 1951.
The first book of the college library is entitled “Rajatarangi-Saga of Kashmir” by Pandit, R Sitaram :-
There is no separate building for the library. The library is housed in the main building of the college on the first floor. The library is divided into various actions. These are:-
I. Reading Room .
II. Home science section (UG/PG).
III. Science section.
IV. Language section.
V. Reference section
The space for the library is not sufficient enough. It is housed in six big halls and six small rooms.
The college library mostly serves the students UG as well as PG and teaching community.
The ultimate aim being that every body may enjoy the benefit of adequate service.
There are no of services rendered by the women’s College library to its users which are is:
I. Loan of books in house.
II. Loan of books home lending .
III. Periodical services.
IV. Reference service.
V. Xerox service .
VI. Bulletin board
Reference service is humanism in practice. It means .
I. Assistance and instructions in the use of library, use of catalogue and use of basic reference tools and sources.
II. Provision of right reading material/ information to the right user at the right time.
This library activity is concerned with charging and discharging of books to the readers.
So far as the Government college for women library is concerned a borrower can borrow books from the library for a period of 15 days.
The library facilities are upgraded every year in terms of collection.
The present collection of library is 82498 which includes both general as well as reference collection.
The college library purchases periodicals and newspapers as extra reading material for the users as well.
For the organization of books, library has started process of classification of books by using Modern scheme of classification such as Dewey Decimal classification (latest edition i.e 22nd edition).
Software for University Libraries (SOUL) 2.0 is installed in the library and automation is under process.
1. Faculty Members.
2. Non Teaching employees of the college.
3. PG students .
4. UG students .
5. Library Hours .
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on all working days .
Message of the Librarian
It is with delight that I welcome you to the website of the college library. The library website aims to provide a brief introduction to the facilities and services provided by the library, library operating hours and other basic information pertaining to the library. Day by day college library is developing in its collection and is trying to provide better services to the user community of the library. Our library is playing an integral role in supporting the information needs of the students and faculty of the college.
You are welcome to browse our pages and interact with us by e-mails and feedbacks. I wish you an enjoyable and fruitful browsing of our website. I hope that everybody would make full use of facilities and services offered.
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