Library Resources, Service & General Rules
The newly built Tagore Library occupies two floors with total area of 18000 Sq. Feet. It has an extensive collection of books, scientific and technical journals and electronic reference materials for satisfying the academic and research needs of students and faculty fraternity. Library extends comfy as well as aesthetic study area to its patrons. Library operations are fully automated with Koha Integrated Library System software with automated gate register integrated with Smart card reader. Books are being arranged on open access shelves for easy search and retrieval purposes and classified according to Dewey decimal classification system 23rd edition. Computerized online catalogue (OPAC) as per AACR2 makes the search easier and faster. Library provides access to electronic contents of information with DSpace Digital repository.
The intranet address of the library OPAC, accessible within the campus is
Books: The library has a total collection of about 14000+ physical collections including 1500 reference titles. A rich collection of general titles consists of books on soft skill, fiction collection and competitive examinations attracts voracious readers to Library.
Journals: There are subscriptions to over 60 odd technical magazines and journals which are peer reviewed, published by professional bodies and indexed in leading Indexing databases.
Multimedia: There are over 1500 DVD collections which are supplementary to print collection.. Library provides IP based access to electronic resources
Group study zones: Apart from conventional libraries, library also provides place for innovative academic discussions, allows group discussions, tutorials etc. via our study zones namely ORANGE and GREEN zones. The color themes are carefully chosen to augment the learning ambience.
- Library provides printing and photocopying of academic related information services to our community.
- Question papers of previous University examinations can be accessed from anywhere in the campus from Dspace.
- Training session on effective retrieval of E-Resources subscribed and personal assistance to browse through the content is provided to the needy.
- Book Bank
- SDI Service: Table of Contents (TOC) of journals are emailed to subscribers
- NPTEL e-learning facility (Both online and offline)
- A strong association with our academic community is sustained which enables the library to procure latest information in their subject field.
- Digital Library: DSpace institutional repository.
General rules to be followed
- Identity Card is mandatory for getting access to TAGORE LIBRARY.
- Leave your personal belongings at the property counter. Notebooks, laptops etc. are only allowed inside. Library is not responsible for any loss of personal belongings.
- Patrons should record their ENTRY/EXIT at the entry point using ID card. It has to be repeated every time you make a fresh visit to the library.
- Conversations and discussions disturb the total library ambience. Therefore all are requested to maintain dignified silence. Members shall not attempt to alter library seating arrangements.
- There should prior consent to avail study zone facility for students where mild discussions are allowed without affecting total ambience.
- Books are arranged on shelves according to their Dewey Decimal Class Numbers. So you need not shelve them by yourself. After reading, books may be put at the table or leave them flat on the shelf.
- Students can avail three books at a time issued for 14 days which should be returned /renewed once within date of return. A fine of Re.1/- per day will be collected from those who fail to return the books in time.
- Members will be held responsible for any mutilation (including defacement) found in library materials when returned. They must check and report any mutilation found before borrowing. Users should not underline, cut or mark any text; do not fold papers. If anyone found doing so, they will be charged the full replacement cost of the book.
- All materials that are overdue must be returned immediately. Borrowing, reserving and renewing of all materials will be suspended until the overdue material has been returned.
- Reference books, Journal/Magazines, Newspapers, Standards etc. are not allowed for borrowing.
- Members should not sub-lend books they are borrowed, also they should not transfer their ID Card or depute other students to avail books from library
- Use of PCs inside library is restricted to academic purpose
- Students should contact library and get NO DUES for receiving hall tickets for university examination.
- Photocopying inside library is provided in accordance with copyright law. Students can take 10% of total number of pages/ a chapter. Photocopying in bulk in not allowed in Library.
- All books and personal belongings must be shown to the staff whenever required to do so.
- Members are to keep their ID card safely and ensure that their card is not used by anyone else. A card holder is not permitted to authorize another person to get her/his services. Loss/Damage of ID card, Library books etc. must be reported immediately.
The library shall function in the following hours on all working days (Except Government holidays)
Monday- Friday : 8.30 am to 5.30pm
All Saturdays : 9.00 am to 4.00pm