Annual Report, 2014-2015
The college library is totally aware of the need of modernization of the library services. The library is in a process of creating a bibliographical database following Koha, a Library Management Software (Version 3.12.00) on Ubuntu 12.04 platform customized by the Bengal Library Association.
- Bar Coding of books in regular use is specially going on.
- Daily Issue/Return of books is recorded in computer.
- Internet searching facility is provided to the users.
- The College library has become a member of UGC N-LIST Consortium and library members can have access to the e-resources enlisted in this programme.
Procurement of books and Journals:
|Description||Number / Amount|
|Total no. of books procured||479|
|Total no. of amount spent||Rs.157789/-|
|Total no. of books received by the library as gift||74|
Use of the Library
|Total no. of books issued by the students||3751|
|Total no. of books returned by the students||3560|
|Total no. of books consulted in the reading room by the students||470|
|Total no. of books issued by the Teachers||314|
|Total no. of books returned by the Teachers||270|
|Total no. of faculty members visited the library||273|
|Total no. of books issued by the non-teaching staff||39|
|Total no. of books returned by the non-teaching staff||32|
The library faces acute space problem which is the main obstacle far any kind of library extension work.