Library – Government General Degree College, Mangalkote


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Government General Degree College, Mangalkote, started its journey in 2015 in an environment-friendly location, surrounded by a big dighi and vast paddy fields. The college library was set up in the academic session 2015-16 with 378 books. The library has gradually increased its need-based collections and is now fully functioning with 3076 books. It is conspicuously located on the left side of the main entrance of the college, in the ground floor of the college building. It has an area of around 1200 sq. ft. The area is under CC TV surveillance and is fully air-conditioned.

The library is the learning resource centre and knowledge hub of the college. It provides teaching-learning materials to the students and teachers. Students get their library membership ID card after completing their registration. Providing the right document to the right user at the right time is the main objective.

Library Hours

Monday to Friday- 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday- 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Library Committee

1. Convener- Dr. Akash Kedia, Assistant Professor in Botany
2. Jt. Convener- Dr. Suchismita Das, Assistant Professor in Sociology
3. Jt. Convener- Dr. Koushik Kumar Dutta, Assistant Professor in Bengali

General Rules and Regulations

1. Users are required to mandatorily register their presence in the Daily Library User Attendance Register every time they enter or access the library.
2. Students, teachers and non-teaching staff are required to keep their bags and belongings outside the library before entering the premises. Bags/Umbrellas/Folders/Newspapers/Personal or Issued books are not allowed inside the library.
3. Users should not bring food or beverages inside the library.
4. Loud conversation is not allowed inside the library.
5. Users are mandatorily required to keep their cell phones in silent mode or switched off inside the library.
6. Users are advised to handle library resources i.e. books, journals & magazines carefully.
7. Users/readers should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate or damage library materials in any way. If anyone is found doing so, he/she is liable to be charged with the full replacement cost of the damaged material. Such acts may also lead to the suspension of library membership.
8. Books and other materials taken from the stacks should not be re-shelved by the users/readers. They are required to seek help of the library staff to avoid misfiling. Books misplaced are considered as books lost.
9. Cooperation with the library staff is imperative.

Circulation Rules

1. Students can issue 02 Books for a maximum of 21 Days.
2. Faculty members can issue 10 Books for a maximum of 06 Months.
3. Non-teaching staff can issue 03 Books for a maximum of 02 Months.
4. Renewal can be availed maximum twice.
5. If the members do not return the issued books after the due date, the library may block their membership card for the next two months.
6. Loss of book must be reported immediately. In case of lost books, users are required to urgently replace the book (same edition or higher). Otherwise they have to pay ten times of the actual cost of the book.

Our Services

1. Reading Room Service
2. Circulation Service
3. Reference Service
4. New Arrival Display Service
5. Open Access Stack
6. Library Extension Program

Our Infrastructure

1. CC TV Surveillance
2. AC Reading Room
3. Free Wi Fi Connectivity
4. Power Backup Service
5. Dust-free and enclosed stack

Our Collections

Department No. of Books
Bengali 576
English 424
History 436
Political Science 287
Sociology 254
Zoology 366
Botany 210
Chemistry 505

Our Targets

1. To implement fully automated library service
2. To provide OPAC search system
3. To provide maximum open access e-Resources through the library web pages.

Library Staff

Goutam Mondal, College Librarian (W.B.E.S.)