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

Description Number
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

Problem

The library faces acute space problem which is the main obstacle far any kind of library extension work.