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COLLEGE LIBRARY
ABOUT LIBRARY

The central library which is the heart of the DCB Girls’ college was established in 1957. It provides one of the important academic services to the college. It is a well equipped library, centrally located with easy access and does provide right thrust for the intellectual growth of the students, teachers, research scholars and others around. The user friendly college library, equipped with the latest technology and fitted with CCTV cameras has a comprehensive collection of over 26000 books on a wide range of subjects, encyclopedias volumes, current journals, magazines and newspapers of national importance.

COMPUTERIZATION OF LIBRARY

Software for University Library (SOUL) is based on requirements of college and university libraries. It is user friendly software developed to work under client-server environment. The software is compliant to international standards for bibliographic formats, networking and circulation protocols. Software was designed to automate all housekeeping operations in a library. The latest version of the software SOUL 2.0 has been designed and DCB Girls College Library using SOUL 2.0 from 2016.

DIGITAL LIBRARY

DCB library has an Institutional Repository (IR) using software DSpace. DSpace has become quite popular among digital library implementers. It has been packaged in a way that it is very easy to use. Users can access Institutional Repository and web- OPAC through mobile, computer or laptop. The whole campus including administrative building is under Digital Library Wi-Fi connectivity. The IR contains the digital copies of all the issues of college magazines DCBIANS from first issue. It also contains scanned copies of departmental magazines, Journals, and newsletters. Scanned copies of questions papers of the previous years are also uploaded in IR regularly. This IR also contains digitized copies of manuscripts, articles, research papers and other writings of faculty and staff. Theses, MRP, Reports and dissertations are uploaded for benefit of students and faculty members.

GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Name of the Library : Devi Charan Barua Girls’ College Library
  • Address of the Library : Devi Charan Barua Girls’ College Library K.K.Barooah Road, Jorhat ,Assam, Pin 785001
  • Year of Establishment : 1955
  • Working days : 6 days a week, closed on Sunday and Holidays
  • Working Hours : 9 AM to 4PM
AREA OF THE LIBRARY
  • Overall : 3600 sq. ft
  • Reading Room : 1000 sq. ft
  • Stack Room : 800 sq. ft
BOOKS ISSUE SCHEDULE
The books are issued according to the following arrangements

Day

9.15 am to 1.15pm

1.20 pm to 3.45 pm

MONDAY

B.A/B.Sc (1st and 2nd semester)

B.A/B.Sc (1st and 2nd semester)

TUESDAY

B.A/B.Sc (3rd and 4th semester)

HS 1ST & 2ND (Sc/Arts)

WEDNESDAY

B.A/B.Sc (5th and 6th   semester)

B.A/B.Sc (5th   semester)

THURSDAY

B.A/B.Sc (1st and 2nd semester)

B.A/B.Sc (5th and 6th   semester)

FRIDAY

B.A/B.Sc (3rd and 4th semester)

B.A/B.Sc (3rd and 4th  semester)

SATURDAY

HS 1ST & 2ND (Sc/Arts)

HS 1ST & 2ND (Sc/Arts)

LIBRARY USERS
  • Students: 1992
  • Teachers: 58
  • Office Staff: 20
LIBRARY RULES
  1. Library will remain open from 9.00AM to 4.00 PM on all college working days.
  2. Before entering the library, books (not belonging to the Library), all sorts of bags, umbrellas, packets etc. are to be deposited in the property counter.
  3. Before entering the Library the Gate Register is to be signed legibly.
  4. Borrowers must satisfy themselves about the physical condition of the book before borrowing, otherwise they will be held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of returning.
  5. If a borrower fails to return a book borrowed by him/her or if the book is found to be damaged or mutilated he/she will be required to either (a) replace the book with a new copy or (b) pay ten times on the publisher's price of the book.
  6. Books borrowed by the library members may be recalled by the librarian at any time.
  7. Borrowers must keep books and newspapers in proper places before leaving the reading room.
  8. A member must produce his/her identity card & library membership card at the time of borrowing.
  9. The membership card is not transferable.
  10. If the Membership Card gets lost or mutilated because of use or otherwise, it should be reported to the Librarian immediately. A duplicate membership card will be issued on the payment of Rs. 50.00 only.
  11. No reference books, rare books & periodicals shall be issued to members
  12. Strict Silence, Serenity, Decorum & Discipline should be maintained inside the library.
  13. Students are to return books before their final examination, failing which they will be declared as library defaulter.
  14. Readers have to take Library Clearance Certificate before they take release from the college.
  15. Reader can drop any suggestions, complaints in the reader’s suggestion box.
  16. For the smooth and efficient management of the library the Librarian/Library Committee is authorized to formulate any such rule that may be deemed necessary from time to time.

LIBRARY STAFF
S.No

Name

Designation

1

Dr Arunima Gogoi

Librarian

2

Ms Rina Devi

Library Assistant

3

Mr Kashi Ram Kalita

Library Bearer

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
S.No

Name

Designation

1

Dr. Jinamoni  Bhuyan

Principal/Chairperson

2

Dr. Arunima Gogoi

Librarian/Secretary

3

Dr. Rekha Pujari

Vice Principal/Member

4

Dr. Dilip Bora

Professor/Member (Sc)

5

Ms Manjula Bora

Professor/Member (Arts)

LIBRARY COLLECTION
S.No

Item

Quantity

1

Text Books

25,731

2

Reference Books

1012

3

Journals

10

4

Magazines

20

5

e –books

31,35,809 +

6

e- journals

6,237+

7

e-journal databases

10

8

e-books databases

12

9

Newspapers

7

10

Bound Volumes

20

11

Rare Books

150

12

Manuscripts

8

SECTION OF THE LIBRARY
Text book Section

Reference Section

Periodicals Section

Newspaper Section

Question Bank Section

Back Volume Section

Reading Room Section

Reprographic Section

Book bank Section

Circulation Section

Internet Section

Property Counter

Faculty Corner

North East Corner

LIBRARY SERVICES

Automated Circulation System with Barcode Facility

OPAC

Digital library with Institutional Repository

Current Awareness Service

Reference & Information Service

Newspaper Clipping

Reprographic Services( Scanning, Printing)

New Arrival Display

E-Books and E-Journals

Internet with WiFi

Separate Reading Room for Teacher and Students

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMM

Library Orientation

Library Classes for 1st semester Students

Publication of Handwritten Magazine by Students

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0376-2371031
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