Library at a Glance

Library at a Glance

Baneswar Sarathibala Mahavidyalaya Central Library started its journey in 2015 with its rich collection. It is the heart of the learning process in the college. The main aim of our college library is to disseminate knowledge through our collection and services. Having more than 6000 books including reference books and a good number of journals/magazines the college always try to hold up its teaching learning process as well as research culture among faculties, students and staff members. This library provides free open access to huge number of electronic journals and e-books. The library provides open access to all teachers, staff and students through OPAC system. A reading section with seating capacity of 6reader provided in the library. Library Committee: Library committee organizes meetings for planning the development of Central Library as well as Departmental Seminar Library. Library Committee Members :

  • Dr. Narendra Nath Roy (Chairperson)
  • Smt. Arpita Dutta (Convener)
  • Dr. Supam Biswas ( HOD, History)
  • Sri. Asit Kanti Sarkar ( HOD, English)
  • Dr. Karna Das ( HOD, Bengali)
  • Sri. Abu Hossain (HOD, Physical Education)
  • Sri. Earnest Narjinary (HOD, Philosophy)
  • Sri. Bijay Barman ( HOD, Education)
  • Sri. Sajal Karjee (HOD, Geography)

Services and facilities at the Library :

  • In library all sections are given Open Access facility.
  • The newly added resources to library like books, journals, magazines, etc. are displayed for the convenience of students and faculty members so that they could be aware of the updated library collection. Newly added resources are set aside for display at least for ten days.
  • The library catalogue of books and other library materials can be accessed through intranet and internet (OPAC).

Reference service: General Reference Service :

The central library have a good collection of reference documents. The following categories of Ready Reference Tools are generally available in the library :

  • Dictionaries
  • Manuals
  • Year Books
  • Hand Books
  • Journals and Magazines, etc.
Ask a librarian( mail your queries to with all your details) Patron name: Identity Card number: Email id: Your queries: Career guidance collection : The library has books and documents relating to various competitive examinations are available for consultation in the library. Loss of Library Books:
  • In case of loss of Library book, the latest edition of the lost book is to be replaced to the library.
  • Decision on out of print books will be taken by the Library Committee.
  • Borrowed books are to be returned before appearing any Semester Examinations. No Mark sheet will be issued unless library clearance is issued by the library staff.

General Rules:

  • ‘Identity Card’ is compulsory for all enrolled students for availing of library facilities.
  • At the time of entering the library, all personal belongings is to be kept at the prescribed counter, and must be taken back when the depositor leaves the library. The library will not be liable for any loss/damage caused to the belongings kept in the prescribed counter.
  • In case of any grievances students can complaint to the librarian which will be addressed by the Library Committee.
  • No admission is permitted in Study Room without proper Identity Card.
  • Books/any materials issued in the study room will have to be returned before leaving the Study Room.
  • DO NOT misplace/shuffle books while selection from the shelves.
  • Reference books can be used within the library reading room only.
  • Use of Internet is allowed for educational/academic purpose only.

The library rules framed above are subject to change from time to time as when Library Committee deems it necessary to reframe the same. Library Team:

Name                             Designation                 Qualification

Mrs. Arpita Dutta        Librarian                      M.A.(History), M.L.I.Sc, M.Phil, NET

DIGITAL LIBRARY:    Useful Links:     E-Journal



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