The college library is housed in the separate two story building adjacent to the main academic block. The library being in its early years is equipped with latest books and provides useful and research oriented services to the faculty, staffs and students. Presently college library houses more than 10750 books on different streams like Science, Arts, Humanities, Commerce, Music etc.
We have separate reference room with abundant reference material like encyclopedias, directories, dictionaries, history books, literature, geographic collections, general knowledge, competitive examination books, civil services and UGC NET/SET etc. Besides college subscribes various print journals and periodicals on latest information. Library has well established lending and text section for circulation of materials to hundreds of students on daily basis. Library is giving students access to national/ local magazines and newspapers to keep students abreast of latest knowledge happening around the world. It remains open from 10:00 AM till 4:30 PM on all working days throughout year.
We have seating capacity of 100 students at a time in our library for both boys and girls. We have separate levorotary facilities for students within library premises. Library is providing selective dissemination of information (SDI) and current awareness services (CAS) to students besides library awareness and orientations. The library has shown paradigm shift from traditional services towards the use of Electronic Resources or E-Resources (E-Journals and E-Books) and various E-Services like online information resources which have free access on world wide web (w3). The college has recently subscribed/ registered to N-LIST-INFLIBNET, TCS-iON and NDLI E-Resources for academic welfare of students and faculty. Library has completed automation and is on mission to soon charge and discharge (Issue/ Return) books on Software for University Libraries (SOUL 2.0) and provide users access to OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue). We are constantly working on adding qualitative books and reference material for the college library which is catering information needs of approximately 1300 users.
I want to assure my students that all your information needs would be fulfilled be it conventional mode of information or web based. Students are encouraged to make use of SWAYAM, NPTEL, ePathshala, eShodhSindhu, eShodhganga, Shodhgangotri, egyankosh, VIDWAN, Vidyamitra, DIKSHA, NEAT, ELIS, Coursera, MIT OCW, OpenStax, Open Course Library, Saylor, Futurelearn, and other OER (Open Educational Resources).
Ashaq Hussain Wafaye
Librarian, GDC Pampore