Historical Background of College Library:
With the laying down of the foundation stone of this college in 1969, the College Library came into existence. Late Sh. D.P.Bansal was the first Librarian of this Library. He put his best to make this Library the best information pool. During the regime of Principal Sh. P.L. Trakru, the Library was shifted to the present building in 1996, with separate stock room and a well furnished reading room having more than 150 chairs.
The College Library has very rich collection of books on all subjects being taught in the College at Intermediate, Graduate and Post-Graduate Level. More than 38586 titles are available for the use of its readers.
Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Year Books, Pictorial Dictionaries, India and World’s Who’s Who, Atlas, Thesaurus, books on Synonym and Antonym etc. are also available for reference use. Collected works of Sh. Mahatma Gandhi Ji in 75 volume is the unique part of Library Collection. Number of Hindi / Punjabi / English dailies, subject based Magazines and Journals also form a valuable component of the Library Collection.
i) Book-Bank Facility:
To facilitate the meritorious and needy students, college library provides free books from Book-Bank section. This section contains the latest books concerning with latest syllabus.
Library books have been catalogued using most advanced system. E-Catalogue helps the students and Library Staff to check the availability of the books with its pre allocated location.
iii) Internet Facility:
Library is equipped with fast speed Internet facility to facilitate the use of World Wide Web and to provide Online access to E-Books, E-Journals and other study material.
iv) N LIST: (Information & Library Network) of UGC
The college is also a part of the INFLIBNET programme of UGC. The college library provides access to the E-resources to its members through N-LIST programme of INFLIBNET. Faculty members and students have been provided Login IDs and Passwords for accessing E-Resources through N-LIST
v) Library Reading Room:
vi) New ventures in Library (2022-2023)
Readers’ Club promotes a love of literature in a positive and nurturing environment. It encourages critical thinking and deeper encouragements with stories. It provides accountability for students in reading and reading comprehension.
Orientation Week in Library:
Trip to Book Fair at Punjabi University Patiala:
The College Library has reading room measuring 70*30 sq ft. Area for the use of students in their vacant periods.
vi) Circulation Counter:
Issue and Return of books is done in an effective and speedy manner.
vii) Future Plans: Extension in the time span of the Reading Hall and provision of Reading Hall during holidays and the Air-Conditioning of the Library Reading Hall are the Future Plans to facilitate Library Readers.
LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
- Prof. Neha Sharma (Incharge Library)
- Prof. Amit Kr. Singla
- Dr. Neha Jindal
- Dr. Satinder Kaur
- Dr. Prabhjot Kaur
- Prof. Munish Kumar