Bangabasi College

Bangabasi College

Affiliated to the University of Calcutta
Applied for NAAC Re-Accreditation, 2017 (2nd Cycle)

Library at a glance

Collection

Library has collection of more than 25,000 books on various subjects offered by the college along with books on religion, biography, different types of dictionary, encyclopedia etc. and some very rare books.

Periodicals

Library is currently subscribing two printed journals

  1. Journal of Indian Chemical Society
  2. Science and culture
  3. One Bengali Magazine – ‘Desh’

There are also back volumes of NISCAIR Journals like ‘Resonance’, ‘Current Science’ etc.

Through N-LIST a number of peer reviewed journals can be accessed on-line.

Circulation

Teachers, non-teaching staff and students of Bangabasi College are members of this Library.  They can use both the lending and reference sections. Others may use the reference section by permission of authority only.

Inter-Library loan facility among Bangabasi Group of Colleges is available on a limited scale for teachers and staff.

Services

  1. Lending of books and journals
  2. Reference service
  3. Bibliographic service
  4. Display of new arrivals
  5. OPAC and Card catalogue
  6. UGC INGLIBNET programme N-LIST
  7. Book Exhibition
  8. Technical assistance to departmental libraries like Zoology (PG)
  9. Internet
  10. Library orientation of users
  11. CCTV Camera surveillance
  12. Regular pest control etc.

On-Going Projects

  1. A New open source library software ‘KOHA’ is installed and data entry of more than 8000 books completed.  It will be linked with College web-site shortly.
  2. Digitization for institutional repository.
  3. LAN & Wi-Fi access.

Future Planning

  1. Reprographic service
  2. New stack area