Central Library

Library is ocean of knowledge & heart of any Institute. Our University's Central library is fully automated & well stocked with more than 35 thousand books which provides access to a large spectrum of text and reference books of Indian and foreign authors, besides e-journals, a number of journals, magazines, periodicals, information bulletins and news papers.

LIBRARIAN:

The Central Library is presently headed by Mr. Suraj Pal, Department of Library Science.

Collection of The Library:

The Central Library houses not only books, but also has a good collection of Books.

S.NO. Items Numbers
1 Books 35,000+
2 Thesis 100
3  Journals 500
4 On-Line Electronic journals & databases available through DELNET   

WORKING HOURS: The working hours of the Library are from 9:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

HOLIDAYS: The Library remains closed on Sundays, National Holidays, Gazette Holidays and other holidays declared by the University.

SECTIONS OF THE LIBRARY:

S.NO. Name
1 Acquisition section
2 Circulation section
3 Periodical section
4 Reference section
5 Reading Hall
6 Computer Nodes room
7 Photostat section

SERVICES OFFERED:

1. Circulation of Books (Timings 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM)
All libraries in the university provide this service with varied loan privileges. Students and staff can make use of any library to avail this service.

2. Periodical Section
The University Library has a Periodical Section in which the print journals are available. At present, the University has subscribed 20 print journals pertaining to all the departments.

3. Digital Library Service
The Digital Section library is having good number of Computer Systems, which provides access to variety of E-Resources, such as E-books, E-journals, Conference Proceedings, Reports, E-newspapers, E-magazines and whole lot of material for fulfilling the academic requirements of the library users.

4. Newspaper Clipping Service
The Newspaper Clipping Service is also provided by all the libraries of PU. The newspaper clipping service arranges the clippings of Academic activities, News, Notices, Advertisement, write ups etc.

5. Documentation Service
The Documentation Section provides services such as photocopy, scanning, type setting, designing and printing.

6. Reference Service
The University Library System provides Reference Service to its users. The reference service is provided offline and online format.

7. User Awareness Programs
The Central Library of the university organizes User Awareness Program in the beginning of academic session, so as every new user of library may know about various resources and services of library and also methods to access or utilize the same.

FUTURE PLAN:

  1. Complete Automation and Digitization of Library collection
  2. On-line Public Access Catalogue on web
  3. Fixing RFID Tags on Books
  4. Development of Institutional repository of Pratap University
  5. Development of content management system for e-learning
  6. Development of Cyber Library
  7. Development of Audio – Visual Section
  8. Installation of CCTV camera in every section of the Library
  9. Extension of Library building