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Basanti devi college library

  1. 1. BASANTI DEVI COLLEGE LIBRARY Welcome to the World of Learning………… Dr. Sabuj Kr. Chaudhuri, Librarian
  2. 2. First e-Library in College in West Bengal (25th March 2010) & under CU Dedicated College Library Website Firewall system for safe browsing 'Earn-While-You-Learn Scheme‘ launched in 2010 for the students Coordinate Career oriented programs Coordinate whole ICT infrastructure of the College Coordinate a Cine Club Highly appreciated by NAAC Laurels in a few……
  3. 3. Library System E- Library Central Library Departmental Library UGC-NRC Reading Room ICT Teaching – LearningCentre Book Bank Career Guidance
  4. 4. Physical Infrastructure  Air-conditioned Central Library  Air -conditioned Reading Room  Air-conditioned UGC-Network Resource Centre  Air-conditioned ICTTeaching-LearningCentre
  5. 5. Fully Internet & Wi-Fi Connected Central Library, Reading Room, UGC-Network Resource Centre and ICTTeaching- Learning Centre CCTV Surveillance in the Central Library & in the Reading Room 28 Standalones, LAN connected with HP LASER Printer & Scanner Very sophisticated Firewall System for safe browsing 3M shadow less patented super projection system BOSE & Senniheiser Acoustic System High end Cannon Digital Copier 11 Free VPN connectivity from the MHRD & BSNL internet connectivity for internet connection 2 Sophisticated LED Projectors have been added very recently to it for more ICT penetration ICT Infrastructure
  6. 6. Library Resources (Analog & Digital) Analog Printed Books-30000 (app.) Printed Journals-19 (peer- reviewed) + 8 popular Journals Newspapers (daily)-2 Bengali+2 English Career Guidance-2 newspapers (Bengali) + 1 English Competitive Exam. Journals- 1 (Bengali) + 1 (English)  Digital E-books-Over 1 Lakh books E-journals-Over 4500 scholarly Journals including JSTOR E-Database-1
  7. 7. 4 Permanent Staffs Librarian----1 (Skilled) LibraryAssistant----1 (Semi-skilled) Library Attendants -----2 (Unskilled) 1 Non-permanent staff Library Clerk------1 (Unskilled) Human Resources in the Library
  8. 8. Central Library
  9. 9. Inside the Central Library
  10. 10. Digital Photocopier
  11. 11. Reading Room
  12. 12. UGC-Network Resource Centre
  13. 13. ICT-Teaching Learning Centre
  14. 14. Library is open access Resources are developed in the library by purchase & donation After receiving funds from the UGC & the State, Library Committee decides fund allotment depending on the requirement & strength of the Department. Newly formed Departments and Students requisitions are specially taken care of Besides faculties, students can provide their requisition and it gets priority over the faculties Only Good contents are purchased Certain % of the funds are allocated for storybooks & other General Reference works Recently we have earmarked some amount for the development of Film Collection for our Cine Club Library Policy
  15. 15. Books are classified based on Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System Books & Non-books contents are catalogued based on AACR-2 Very Recently we have purchased MARK & UNICODE compatible Library automation software SOUL 2.0 from the UGC –INFLIBNET and its content database is being created . Once the DB is created basic library services will be automated with Barcode. Regular Dusting is done by our staffs with our own Wet Vacuum Cleaner Pesting is done quarterly and it is outsourced Book binding is done annually Library Resource Organization & Maintenance
  16. 16. Circulation of Books & Journals Access to e-resources Both off & online Reference Services to its patrons Both off & online Current Awareness Services Internet searching Induction/orientation to the new students Open access eBooks/ejournals downloading Open Courseware from highly reputed institutions of India and abroad. Information about other higher academic institutions/universities Information about CSIR/UGC/GATE/SET Examination Career oriented Books and news papers Reprographic services Book Bank for needy and poor students Book Bank Service for Remedial Coaching Program Earn-while-Learn Scheme R & D services Institutional Membership of British Council Library & American Library Library Services
  17. 17. Archive on Basanti Devi- a great freedom fighter of India Participation in Community Development Computer assisted services for differently abled students Make college community fully eliterate so that they can harness the maximum benefit of digital content revolution A centre for excellence for Scientific & Social Informatics and Digital Humanities Future Vision
  18. 18. Thank You