Maynaguri College

About Library

About the Library

The library is said to be the central point to coordinate teaching and learning process, for gathering knowledge that fulfills all the objectives of an educational institution. Our College Library is a Knowledge Centre which has rich resources mainly in Social Sciences; Humanities and Science as well, which is provided to the users through both print-based and electronic medium. The library is housed in a separate two floored annexed building which was officially inaugurated in the year 2009. The ground floor houses the Circulation Section, OPAC section and also provides photocopy facility for students & staffs, stores back volume journals & magazines. The first floor is used as reading section for students & staff with internet facility, provides access to reference books & also has a Study Circle Corner for students & staffs.

Our library has a rich collection of more than 24000 books, valuable reference books, journals, educational CDs/ DVDs, open access e-books, e-journals, and other resources for the users. Library also provides access to the collection through On-Line Catalogue (OPAC). Our library has the institutional membership of the American Centre Library, Kolkata; British Council Library, Kolkata; N-LIST; NDL (IIT Kharagpur).

The Library has a total collection of above mentioned documents which includes books, serials, non-book materials etc. The Library subscribes to 12 print journals of various subjects. In additions to the above, the library provides access to nearly and 135000 E-Books and 6000 e-journals to its users under the INFLIBNET-NLIST programme. The library collection is arranged according to call number (subject-wise).

Since June 2010, the college library started automation of the housekeeping activities using versatile and user-friendly Library Management System software, from AIDNI-INFOTECH Centre, Kolkata. The work related to retrospective conversion of library collections was completed and was under the name of GRAPHICOM, Kolkata. At present the Library is partially automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS)- Koha. The ILMS presently running is the version of Koha installed in the year 2023. OPAC service is also provided to the users. The library has its own local Network connected with a server with terminals inside the library.


All students, faculty members and other employees of the college are eligible for membership of the Library. The Library issues bar-coded identity cards for students. The entitlements, in terms of the number of books that can be borrowed by the members, are as follows:

Honours StudentsBooks2
General StudentsBooks1
Major StudentsBooks2
Minor StudentsBooks1
Fulltime Faculty MembersBooks25
SACT MembersBooks20
NTS MembersBooks5
Special MembersBooks1


Services At A Glance

Library Services at a Glance

Avail the following service while in Library

Library Timings

The hours of service of the College Central Library are as follows

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