Accredited Grade 'A' by NAAC in 2015

Services

Issue and Return

This section is the hub of library activities where lending out of books to readers is facilitated. The circulation of books for home use is a major public service provided by the library. All the members of the library visit this section for getting books on loan for home use. In the circulation Section various functions are undertaken viz. Registration of new members, lending of books, reminders for overdue books, reservation of books, records and files, statistics and inter library loans etc.

OPAC [Online Public Access Catalogue]:

The Online Public Access Catalogue [OPAC] is available within library intranet [LAN]. The complete database of library documents is available through OPAC.

Book bank facility

Library provides book bank facility to needy and deserving students for the whole session. The issued Text books have to be returned after annual examination.

Property counter

All belongings like personal books, bags, umbrellas, helmets must be kept at property counter. Although all possible care will be taken for the safe custody of the articles kept at the property counter, the library Deptt. will not be responsible for any loss. The students are advised not to keep their valuable and cash at the property counter.

Reference Services

The function of libraries is three fold. Libraries acquire information, organize that information in a way it can be retrieved and disseminate the information the library has acquired. Reference service fulfils this last function. Library provides assistance in the use of library including location of material, use of computers to access information and the use of basic reference sources. Providing brief, factual answer to questions such as statistics, address etc. that can be quickly located. Assistance in identifying library material needed to answer a question.

Retrospective Searches

On request, retrospective literature searches, on topics of interest, will be conducted by the library. The service would include all the sources held by the library in print, non-print as well as the databases.

Internet Facility : Library provides internet facility to its members.

Photostat facility: College library has fully fledged and fully functional reprographic section provides photo copies of all academic documents on payment.

Display of Books / Exhibitions: New books are displayed at the Display Window near the entrance of the Library to bring these to the notice of readers. Exhibitions are also arranged periodically on various topics .

DISPLAY BOARDS: Audio visual section of the library displays current information on various aspects e.g. information relating to health, career, religion , Amazing facts etc.

Membership of UGC INFONET The library also promotes open access to e-resources. UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium (E-Resources@N-LIST) (http://nlist.inflibnet.ac.in/)

Post Graduate Government College Sector 46, Chandigarh
Phone: 0172-2678022 Email: gc46chandigarh@gmail.com