Research Facilities

The College library, the laboratories and the Research Block are sufficiently equipped to meet research requirements of various Departments. The library caters to the information needs of researchers with its well managed information resources housed in two floors spread over an area of 15,048 sq. ft. with the extended area of Library Research Block.   The reading room accommodates 217 independent seats, 7 enclosures for teachers and visitors, reference section and a periodicals section.     The first floor has two major sections, one where book stacks are arranged subject wise and the other which comprises of a Library Research Block which is a browsing area for teachers, researchers and PG students, encompassing an area of 5600 sq. ft. and an Audio Visual Lounge.

The library was automated using Open Source Integrated Library Management System, KOHA, facilitating automation of circulation, cataloguing, Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), Acquisition Section,  Serial Management, Label printing and Gate Register.  The library is Wi-Fi enabled and has an e-resource centre with 34 internet connected terminals supported by 4 servers. The library has a collection of 35844 books, 213 CDs/DVDs, 60 journals and magazines and 6 newspapers. N-LIST (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for scholarly Content program), INFLIBNET, DELNET   provide access from anywhere using login ids to more than 6000 e-journals and above 3 million e-books.  It is noteworthy that we are frequently listed among the top ten N-LIST users in India.  The open source e-book management software “Calibre” further provides access to e-books, digitized question papers of previous years and published works of the faculty.  Services provided also include inter-library reference, article request, referral, similarity checking, current awareness service and documentation of college programs. Open access system is followed for borrowing books.

The library periodically conducts training programs in N-LIST usage, Mendeley Reference Management Software familiarization and awareness program on plagiarism and plagiarism detection software URKUND.