Barasat Government College

NAAC Accredited with 'A' Grade & DST-FIST Sponsored College
Affiliated to West Bengal State University

  • 033 2552 3365
  • principal@bgc.org.in

About the department

The Central Library was established in 1950. It houses need based collection of books, journals & periodicals (both print and electronic forms). Spread over an area of 4,000 sqft, it provides home lending of books, reading room facility and reference services. Photocopying facilities for students are also available. Apart from the Central Library, each department of the college also has its own Seminar Library. The library provides UGC INFLIBNET-NLIST membership for online journals & books. KOHA- an Open Source Software is being used for computerization of the library resources. Besides OPAC (on line public access catalogue), card catalogue informs users about the books available in the library. Collection of Brail books helps special users. Preservation of books is done on regular basis.