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Handique Girls' College has a modern automated library in a separate building in its premises. The library is named Rajabala Das Library in honour of the founder Principal of the College. The library has an impressive collection of books, journals, newspapers and magazines, e-resources like CDIDVD, e-journals, e-books, bibliographic databases, etc. The library with its open access system and spacious reading area provides an atmosphere conducive to the excitement of mental discovery. Students areencouraged to become sagacious users of the library which is a welcome haven for intellectual pursuits. Moreover, the each department of the College has an individual library called departmental library, which provides additional help to students and teachers in their academic pursuits. The library also provides access to e-resources to the teachers and students of the College through UGC-INFLIBNET N-List programme.

A well-equipped computerized college library is an invaluable aid to the young scholar. The college has a state of art library building spreading across two floors with 458 sq. mt. area. The library has been named after the founder Principal of the college Late Rajabala Das. It has an impressive collection of books, journals, newspapers and magazines. The general library with its open-stack system and spacious reading room provides an atmosphere conducive to the excitement of mental discovery. Students are encouraged to become sagacious users of the library which is a welcome haven for intellectual pursuits. The library remains open from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. on all working days.

Each student is allowed to borrow two books at a time. A TDC Major student may borrow two additional books. Moreover, the departmental libraries maintained by both Arts and Science departments provide additional help to students and teachers in their academic pursuits.

A student will have to apply on a separate form supplied by the librarian for access to library facilities.

Book-bank facilities are also offered to needy and deserving students who may borrow books for the whole academic session. However, certain official formalities will have to be followed to obtain such facilities. Such books which are issued at the beginning of the session may be kept up to the annual examination.

LIBRARY RULES

  • Books are issued to students for a period of 15 (fifteen) days. They may be reissued for another 15 days.
  • An overdue charge of Rs. 1.00 only per day is levied if a book is kept beyond the due date.
  • Books on loan with members can be recalled at any time, without assigning any reason thereof.
  • Members should satisfy themselves about the physical condition of the books they wish to borrow before getting them issued; otherwise they will be held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of return.
  • Reference books marked restricted and bound volumes of periodicals and question papers are not issued on loan.
ACCESSION
  • Sl No
  • Particulars
  • Total
  • 1
  • Textbooks
  • 45,055
  • 2
  • Reference Books
  • 3,299
  • 3
  • e-Books*
  • -
  • 4
  • Journals (printed)
  • 19
  • 5
  • Magazines
  • 13
  • 6
  • Newspaper
  • 10
  • 7
  • e-Journals*
  • -
  • 8
  • Digital Database*
  • -
  • 9
  • CD & DVD
  • 180
  • 10
  • Others:Reports
  • 61
  • 11
  • Others:Thesis
  • 10

* e-Books,e-Journals and Digital Databases are accessed from INFLIBNET N-LIST databases.

LIBRARY STAFF
  • Name
  • Designation
  • Dr Nabajyoti Das
  • Librarian
  • Mrs. Bina Bayan Das
  • Asst. Librarian
  • Mr. Nagen Medhi
  • Bearer