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
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
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
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.
LIBRARY COMMITTEE 2023
Chairman : Principal
Secretary : Dr. Lalchatuana, Librarian
Assistant Secretary : Ms. F. Vanlalhmangaihsangi, Geography Dept
Treasurer : Ms. H. Lalengzuali, Pol.Sc Dept
Adviser: Prof Kalyan Adak
Ms. Ngurliani Sailo (HA)
Mr. Sangchhuankhuma (Asst. Librarian)
Ms. Zonunsangi (History Dept.)
Ms. Laldinpuii (Economics Dept.)
Ms. Lynda Vanlalruati (Education Dept.)
Dr. Malsawmi Pachuau (Public Administration Dept.)
Ms. C.Vanlalvawni (English Dept.)
Ms. Lalparmawii Khiangte (Psychology Dept.)
Ms. H.Lalawmpuii (Mizo Dept.)
Nature of Work
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 students annually. 6. To ensure that students make frequent visits and make good use of the library.
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