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About The Library

Welcome to the Library of Govt. Degree College Khansahib. Libraries are the heart of an institution and we are committed to provide the best facilities to the readers and subscribers of our library.

For the purpose, we have been constantly updating the collection of books, journals and magazines while simultaneously ensuring that our library does not lag behind in incorporating the latest technologies for improving user experience. We have recently finished the automation of the library and have started a browsing center for the students of the college. The collection of books is constantly updated with special care taken by all the members in selecting only the most relevant and important books available in the market.  The worthy Principal of the college has always provided us full support and takes a keen interest in the affairs of the library. I hope that you will make the best use of these facilities and will be benefitted by these resources.
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Many BooksAll, especially English literatureClick Here
BookboonunknownClick Here to go to website
GutenbergAll with different formats (even audio books)Click Here to go to website
LibgenDifferent Books Avaliable.Click Here
JstorContains Journals (needs subscription) good for research (PhD)Click Here
NCERT Books DownloadNCERT Books free downloadClick Here
Shodh Ganga reservoir of Research works of Indian UniversitiesResearch Thesis from various Indian UniversitiesClick Here
Book FiSearch Books and download in the format you needClick Here

 

Library

 

Government Degree College Khansahab is having a Central Library situated at the first floor of the College. The Library is acting as a resource hub for all the faculty members and students of the college, thus meeting the entire curriculum based and other information needs of them.

 

QVERVIEW OF THE LIBRARY

The Library comprises of a big Reading room for user community, a browsing section for internet surfing, a separate Librarian room and a Newspaper section.

 

WORKING HOURS OF LIBRARY

The Library is open on all working days from 10 am to 4 pm.

 

TOTAL LIBRARY COLLECTION

 

A)      Total Books

9,380

          Textbooks

6,060

          Reference books

2,880

          General Studies

440

B)      Magazines

06

C)      Journals subscribed

 

           Indian Journals

06

D)      E-resources

 

          Online books (Through N-LIST)

1,64,000+

          Online Journals (Through N-LIST)

6,000+

          CDs/ DVDs

06

 Every faculty member and students has been provided User name and Password to access e-resources of N-LIST.

 

BROWSING CENTRE

The browsing section established in College library has seating capacity for 10 students. The centre provides free internet access to all enrolled students on rotation basis.

 

REPROGRAPHIC FACILITY

The college library provides reprographic facility to all faculty and students with nominal charges.

 

LIBRARY STAFF

Staff strength of the Library

S.NO

NAME

DESIGNATION

QUALIFICATION

1.

Ms Sumaya Sadiq

Librarian

MLIS/ NET JRF.

2.

Ms Rumaisa

Library Assistant

MLIS/ NET

3.

Mr Javed Ahmed

Local Fund

10 +2                

 

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICY

SELECTION PROCESS

ü  A Library Committee has been framed in the college which is responsible for whole selection of information resources for college Library.

ü  The Library Committee comprises of Librarian as Convenor, a teaching faculty member as

Co-Convener and rest other faculty members as members of the Library Committee.

ü  The Committee draws up its recommendations for procurement of books and Journals for college Library before the Principal.

ü  While making selection budget is taken into consideration.

ü  All teaching faculty members provide list of books in their concerned subject areas keeping in view the Curriculum based needs of the user community.

ü  The recommended list of books of all faculty members is presented before the Principal for final approval after which the books are purchased from various reputed publishers either through tendering or expression of interest.

 

ORGANISATION OF RESOURCES

After books are procured, they are to be organized in a proper way so as to make them accessible to user community.

ü  Firstly books are being accessioned.

ü  After that they are organized subject wise accordingly. DDC is used as a tool for classification of books subject wise.

ü  The resources are further organized as Textbooks, Reference books, General books.

ü  The books are then computerized in SOUL 2.0 Software so that is becomes quite easy to locate a particular book.

 

              PROCUREMENT OF BOOKS FROM LAST FIVE YEARS

S.NO

YEAR WISE

NO OF BOOKS PURCHASED

1.

2016

      315

2.

2017

      971

3.

2018

      779

4.

2019

      922

5.

2020

      2,280

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBJECT WISE BREAK UP:-

 

S.NO

SUBJECT AREA

TOTAL NO OF BOOKS

1.

Education

       2,118

2.

History

       664

3.

Sociology

       402

4.

Political Science

       410

5.

Environmental Science

       412

6.

Economics

       364

7.

Geography

       206

8.

Home Science

       72

9.

Computer Science

       196

10.

English

       1002

11,

Urdu

       1346

12.

Kashmiri

       266

13.

Arabic

       436

14.

Persian

       202

15.

Physics

       112

16

Chemistry

       202

17.

Zoology

       132

18.

Botany

       244

19.

Maths

       154

20.

General Studies

       440