About Library

The College Central Library started its functioning in the year 1951 and was inaugurated by then Prime Minister Hon’ble Late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah. The college library possessed a rich collection of more than 80,000 text, reference and other print resources in different subjects which were completely damaged and destroyed by the devastating fire incident of 1990. However, in 1991, the college administration initiated the library re-establishment program and currently the Central Library offers following services to its users:

Lending Service

The Central Library offers lending service to students, teachers and other faculty members as per the rules formulated by competent authority. The present print-collection strength is depicted below:

S.No Text Material Type Strength
01 Text Books 36,000+
02 References 10,000+
03 Career Corner/Best Sellers 1,500+
Total 47,000+


S.No Periodical Type Strength
01 Magazines 06
02 Newspapers (Local/National) 06


Reference Service

The Central Library offers reference service to the users through more than 10,000 reference material. This includes general references, best sellers, novels, career corner books (job/exam oriented).

Browsing facility

Central Library has well-developed Browsing Centre of 20 workstations with high speed Internet connectivity. Users have unlimited access to web resources with minimal restriction to access any type of resource format, i.e., they can access text, video, podcast or any other available content format.

Access to e-resources

The library has subscribed different e-resources platforms and  gives free and remote access facility to the following online journals / academic databases to the users:


Resources available under NLIST Programme

S. No E-resources / Publishers of  Electronic Journals Publishing Country No. of Journals Backfiles from
1 American Institute of Physics USA 18 Ten years
2 American Physical Society USA 10 Ten years
3 Annual Reviews USA 33 Ten years
4 Cambridge University Press UK 224 Ten years
5 Economic and Political Weekly India 1 1966+
6 Indian Journals.com India 186 2007+
7 Institute of Physics (UK) UK 46 Vol. 1+
8 Oxford University Press UK 206 1996+
9 Royal Society of Chemistry UK 29 Ten years
10 Wilson Omnifile USA 3075 1982+
11 MathSciNet USA 1 1940+
  Total   3828  
Electronic Books
S. No. E-resources / Publishers of  Electronic Books Publishing Country No. of Books No. of Publishers
12 Cambridge Books Online  UK 1000+ 1
13 E-brary USA 70000+ 250
14 Hindustan Book Agency India 65+ 1
15 Institute of South East Asian Studies(ISEAS) Books India    382 1
16 Myilibrary-McGraw Hill USA  1124 1
17 Net Library (Books purchased) USA   936 44
18 Net Library (Books in open access) USA    3500 1
19 Oxford Scholarship UK   902 1
20 Springer eBooks Germany 1500+ 1
21 Taylor and Francis E-books UK  1000+ 1
  Total     80409  


B). National Digital Library

Gives access to more than 3 million items from more than 3 lakh authors in more than 70 different languages, integrated from multiple repositories.

C). DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books)

Gives access to more than 17,000 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 319 publishers

D). DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

Hosts a community-curated list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access, giving access to more than 12,000 journals.


Article Delivery Service

Despite offering access to more than 4000 journals, users still need journal articles that are beyond the access entitlement of our journal collection. In order to remain relevant to our users, the library avails the delivery services of N-LIST @eShodh Sindhu consortium.


Library automation

To offer computer-aided operations and services to its clienteles, the library recently started RFID based automated project in the central library. The RFID system enables users (students as well as staff) to self check-in/check-out (issue-return) their books and keeps record of their transactions on real time basis. The system will enable clienteles to browse the library collection or their respective library accounts from anywhere and at anytime. Currently, the user based services are being provided via SOUL 2.0 Integrated Library Management Software (ILMS)

Library Catalogue

Catalogue of Library holdings is available and can be accessed at any time within the library premises while being connected through Ethernet. In addition to know what is available in the Library, registered Library users can check their library account to verify which books are currently on loan to them, their respective due dates, overdue charges, if any, and alike.

Career Corner Facility

The reference section of the library has an updated collection of more than 1000 books related to competitive examinations like NEET, NTA NET etc and Job related exam like UPSC, JKPSC, Bank exams, SSB exams etc.

Librarian Message

The College library is focused to ensure the availability of the quality educational resources and easy access to information to its patrons. Our staff is dedicated to delver high quality educational resources and we pledge to provide a very conducive environment to study and excel in academics to the student. Our staff will provide personal assistance to its patrons in search and selection of resources.

We welcome all your valuable suggestions which will help us to improve our services so that we can serve you better. Kindly write to us on 

[email protected]

[email protected]


Library Usage

S.No Service Usage (Avg per day)
01 Circulation counter 150
02 Reference service 50
03 Reading Room 80