Barasat Government College

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

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Library

Resources

About Library

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.

Library Mission

  • To support the teaching- learning and research activities of the Institution by providing comprehensive resources and services.

Library Vision

Collaborating with the academics of the College, the Library is:

  • Dedicated, towards delivering of quality information, making the library a place that provides basic conditions for lifelong learning of the users.
  • Dynamic, towards collection, organization, preservation and dissemination of information and creation of a favourable environment for users of the library anticipating and responding to their changing information seeking behaviours.

Best Practices

  • A C Reading Room for Student Users.
  • C C TV Surveillance.
  • Feed Back from Students.
  • Career related magazines.
  • Wi- Fi enabled Internet facility.

Services & Facilities

  • LENDING SERVICE
  • REFERENCE SERVICE
  • REPROGRAPHY SERVICE
  • USER ORIENTATION
  • INTERNET FACILITIES
  • OPAC FACILITIES
  • CAREER RELATED INFORMATION
  • INFORMATION DISPLAY SERVICE
  • READING ROOM FACILITY
  • ON LINE JOURNALS : INFLIBNET
  • OPEN ACCESS FOR PG &UG (HONS) STUDENT
  • WEB-OPAC (to be introduced shortly)

Library Resources

  • Books: 86718
  • Journals & Periodicals: 52
  • E books: Available from NLIST
  • E journals: Available from NLIST
  • C D: 50

The Team

Librarian

Dr. Arun Kumar Roy

Supporting Staff

Smt. Rina Sarkar (Majumder)
Sri Jyotirmoy Roy
Sri Sudip Kumar Ghosh
Smt. Ratna Mazumder (Barik)