Different Sections of the Central Library
The objectives of the Acquisition are Selection , Ordering and Accessioning of books in Accession Registers. The library procures those books which are recommended by the teachers / Scientists of the university. Further Chief Librarian also takes initiative in selecting books of general nature and text books.
The list of recommended books is placed before the Primary Purchase Committee (PPC) exclusively for selection of books and periodicals. Orders are placed when the PPC approves the list of books and journals.
Processing Section undertakes
two vital functions, viz., (a) Classification and (b) Cataloguing
The function of the circulation section centers round issue and return of the books. The lending period without fine is one month. The over due fine rupee one per day is charged on every book issued beyond the lending period.
Current Periodical Section
Current Periodical Section is located at the ground floor. In this section , journals which are subscribed to the library for the current year are displayed.
Reference books are not issued , but readers may consult it within the premises of the Library. The reference books are shelved in three different Halls.
Reading Hall - I : For current information. Reading Hall ---II: For books on Agriculture and allied subjects. Reading Hall-- III: For books on Home Science
Text Book Bank Section
There is a separate Text Book Bank ( TBB ) Secton in the Library. Books from TBB are issued for one semester against a nominal charge of Rupees 2 ( two) for each book.
The facility to photostat is also available in the library against a nominal charge of 75 paise per document.
In this section collection of books / documents of a few eminent scientists are available . Informations regarding different courses inside and outside the country are also found here .
The library is proud of having large stack areas. Side by side, the facility for reading is also available in this stack room
Back Volume Section
A large number of bound old journals are available in the Back Volume section. These journals are arranged alphabetically by title.
Computer unit is the latest addition . Preparations are about to develop this section.
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