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The College has a spacious and separate building for the Library. It is easily accessible within 500 feet of the teaching complex. The Library has a large collection of books. The are purchased every year under management scheme as well as from the grants of UGC. The college also has many donated books. There are many donors to the college providing their collections from time to time. The college library also possesses many rare publications in it cupboards.
• The Library has on its shelves about 60,000 volumes.
• It also subscribes to nearly 50 journals in various subject fields.
• A separate and spacious reading room has been provided so as to accommodate nearly 150 students since 1983.
• The Library is kept open for readers from morning 8.00 a.m. to evening 5.30 p.m. except on Sundays and Public Holidays.
• There is separate reference section and it contains Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, History of Literature volumes etc,.
• There is a separate Text Book Section where Text Books of all subjects are maintained.
• The text books are utility only at the library and are issued on their identity / borrowers card on ly during library timings.
• This facility of loaning out of Text Books to students on year basis is also in addition.
• The Library has ‘closed access' system. The scheme of classification adopted in library to facilitate the readers is “DEWAY” classification. There are both author wise and title wise catalog cards to guide the readers.
• Students are allowed to borrow one book at a time. The book must be returned within 10 days from the date of issue or on demand. To encourage prompt return of the books in time a fine of Rs. 0.50 is levied for the delayed days per day. However it is optional to the librarian to exercise this penalty.
• The librarian has liberty to issue the same book or continue the period of the book borrowed depending on the demand for that book. However every 10 days students are advised to exercise their option for books with the demand slip one day prior to the day fixed for the issue of books classwise.
• The Books will be issued to students daily from 8.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. for Arts and commerce sections. However for Science students the timings allotted is from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on all working days.
• Students should return all the text books of the library at least eight days before the end of the second term or on the date to be notified by the Principal for this purpose. The books will be reissued after physical verification. The books can also be retained till their examination is over by taking permission form the Principal in this regard.
• The sets of books are also issued to SC/ST, economically backward, bright and deserving students. These Students can retain the set of books till the end of the second term subjects to the permission of the Principal.
• The Library will be kept open to students between morning 8.00 a.m. to evening 8.30 p.m. on all working days and on Sundays between morning 8.00 a.m. to afternoon 12.30 p.m. during the time of final examinations for the benefit of students.
• The library has been digitalized the system of books. One can refer these books on the screen of a computer. It shows every details of issue, person, title of the book, author, no. of books etc.



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