With the establishment of Veterinary College in 1947, College Library was started in a small hall of the main building. There after shifted to the present three storied building in 1984. After establishment of University in 2001, College Library was upgraded to University Library. The University Library is providing quality services to the students, teachers & research scholars, supporting teaching, research and extension programmes of the university.
Location: At present, the library is functioning in a total floor space of 300 sq. M. in the basement, ground floor, first floor, and second floor of the Library building. The Book Section, Book Bank, The Journal-cum-Back volume Section, CD-ROM Database Unit, Digitization Unit, and Reprography, thesis binding equisetic, and reprography are functioning in basement. Books, references, automation digitization unit, office are functioning in the Ground floor. Current journals, progress report, recent literature, Newsletters etc, CD-ROM and Internet facility are available on first floor of the building. Conference hall/ Counseling hall are functioning on 2nd floor.
Working hours: The library is open to all working days from 9.45 AM to 5.00 PM
Collection: University Library has a highly specialized collection of 33,000.00 (Thirty three thousands) documents in the field of Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, Animal Husbandry, Poultry Science, Biotechnology, Fishery and other allied subjects. The collection includes Books, Theses, Periodicals, Standards, Reprints, Maps, Toposheets, Globes & CD-ROMs. The collection grows at an average rate of 500 Volumes per year.
(i) Books: The library has a collection of over 32000 books. of these, more than 14,000 books are kept as reference books. Around 400 to 500 basic to advanced books are added every year for the users of the library.
Current Periodicals: Journals are the medium of scientific communication because of its up-to-datedness. The library subscribes around 11 print Indian journals every year.
E-Journals: In the electronic age, information-seeking process has become so much easier and quicker by e-journals and digital library. Many more journals will be brought under on-line access through CeRA.
Back Volumes: The old journals are hardbound and kept as back Volumes for reference So far, the library has built up over 22,100 back volumes of journals.
(iii) CD-ROM Databases: The library has CD-ROMs for the users to retrieve necessary scientific data. Veterinary Science & Animal Science database to extend effective information retrieval services to users.
Membership: Students teachers and other staff of the university are eligible for the membership of the University Library.
Services: The library provides following services:
- Reference & Information Services
- Book Bank Scheme
- CD-ROM Based Bibliographical Search
- Inter Library Loan / Resource Sharing
- On-line Full Text e-journals
- User Education
Book Bank Scheme: In this scheme SC/ST students are given prescribed textbooks free of charge for a semester.
Reprography: Photocopying Service is available to users @ Rs. 0.50 per page
Overnight Issue: Urgently required books/magazines are issued for overnight
The following categories of members are entitled for borrowing publications from the Library as per the details given below :-
|Member Category||No. of Books||Issue Period|
|Students UG||05 Books||01 Month|
|Students PG||07 Books||01 Month|
|Teachers||10 Books||03 Month|
|Other Staff||02-05 Books||01 Month|
Overdue Charges: Rs. 1.00 per book per day (for one week) Rs. 5.00 per book per day (for Second week) and Rs. 10.00 per book per day to continue.
Library Advisory Committee :
|3.||All Dean’s of the University||Member|
|6.||Director Paraveterinary Institute||Member|
|9.||Store Purchase officer||Member|
|10.||Officer In-charge Library||Member & Secretary|
|Dr. Shri Prakash||Officer In charge||University Library||Mobile: +91-9412014734 , 8279505956||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mr. Y.N. Prasad||Assistant Librarian||University Library||Mobile: +919759243467||Email: email@example.com|