A college is considered as an academic institution of higher learning offering three-year degree courses. In colleges, the library occupies a prominent position and it is an important and integral part of the teaching programme. It is not merely a depository of books, but an active workshop instrument in the production of or original thinking. The aim of college education and college libraries in inter-related. College library extends opportunities for self-education to the deserving and enthusiastic students without any distinction. These libraries develop in each student a sense of responsibility in the pursuit of knowledge. College library stimulates the students to obtain, evaluate and recognize knowledge and to familiarize themselves with the trends of knowledge for further education and learning new disciplines.
About the Library
The College Library is the soul of the institution and it acquires, processes, preserves and disseminates information to the user community . It has an extensive collection of books, reference materials for satisfying the academic and research needs of the students and faculty. The Library and Information Centre consists a Reference Section, Circulation Section, Periodical Section. The library has automated all its library activities to provide effective and wide range of academic resources such as books, journals, online databases.
|DETAILS OF THE LIBRARY|
|A. TOTAL AREA OF THE LIBRARY|
|Lower Floor||1820 sq.ft|
|Upper Floor||2282 sq.ft|
|B. TOTAL SEATING CAPACITY OF THE LIBRARY|
|Total seating capacity||75 students & 6 separate seats for teachers.|
|C. WORKING HOURS|
|Weekdays (on working days)||9 am to 5 pm|
- Main entrance
- 2nd Floor
LAYOUT OF THE LIBRARY : The library is located in the sixth and seventh floor, the lower floor accommodates the librarian’s office, the book shelves, lounge area for browsing and IT zone for accessing e-resources, the reception area and the property counter with the guard. The upper room is basically the reading room, with the journals and magazine, question banks, newspaper clippings made available for easy reading. It also has a Research Scholar Reading Room and the Archive Display Unit.
|DETAILS OF MOVEMENT OF BOOKS AND OTHER MATERIALS|
|Average number of walk-ins||250 per day|
|Average number of books issued/returned||340 per day|
|Ratio of library books to students enrolled||28314/1920 = 14.7:1|
|Average number of books added during last three years||896 (2013-2015)|
|Average number of login to opac (OPAC)||The average of login into OPAC, E-resources, downloads have not been very significant.|
|Average number of login to e-resources|
|Average number of e-resources downloaded/printed|
|Number of information literacy trainings organized||Orientation for freshers by way of imparting library information in the classroom.|
|Details of “weeding out” of books and other materials||Outdated books are donated to charity institution. Worn-out books are generally re-bound and re-use.|
Master of Library and Information Science
Contact: +91 70054 92307
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Prof. Kalyan Adak, Commerce Department.
Dr. Lalchatuana, Librarian
1. Ms. Zohmingliani / Ms. Lalremruati Ngente, Mizo Dept.
2. Mr. Vanlaltluanga Ralte, English Dept.
3. Ms. Lalsawmzuali Hnamte, Education Dept.
4. Ms. H. Lalengzuali, Pol.Sc Dept.
5. Ms. Laldinpuii, Economics Dept.
6. Dr. Rosaline Varsangzuali, History Dept.
7. Ms. F. Vanlalhmangaihsangi, Geography Dept.
9. Ms. Lalparmawii Khiangte, Psychology Dept.
10.Dr. Malsawmi Pachuau, PA Dept.
11.Ms. Ngurliani Sailo, UDC
12.Mr. Sangchhuankhuma, Asst. Librarian
1. To ensure that library facilities are made user-friendly with effective and
innovative library software.
2. To ensure documentation and safe keeping of all library books.
3. To make proposals for optimum utilization of library funds.
4. To continuously improve on the quality and volume of reading materials
and other such facilities.
5. To organise Orientation and Awareness programmes amongst the
6. To ensure that students make frequent visits and make good use of