Date of Interview for the post of Librarian (11-04-2022:10 AM), Assistant Professor of Economics (12-04-2022: 9.30 AM) and Physics (12-04-2022: 10AM)

LIBRARY & RESOURCE CENTRE

The College has an excellent Library and Information Centre, one of the central support services of the institution. Be it students, be it faculty or researchers, the library acts as a primary source for the information seekers. The Library has been carefully designed to maximize the natural lighting to the users and provide a comfortable seating and reading environment. The library is well equipped with the modern facilities and up to date resources in the form of both physical and digital. It’s a spacious library comprising an area of 3300 Sq feet with a sitting capacity of 81 peoples in total with provision of two separate reading rooms for students and teachers. The Students’ reading room has a capacity of 56 students and the teachers reading room has a capacity of 13 people sitting together.

The Library boasts a whopping collection of 27673+ physical books, 9140 no of periodicals/ newspapers and provides access to 199500 e-books and e-papers under the N-List Program. Currently the Library has a subscription of 6 journals, 3 Popular Magazines and 6 Newspapers in Assamese, English and Bengali Languages.

The library provides reprographic service and book-bank facilities to the poor students. The Library is equipped with CCTV camera for surveillance. Internet facilities and access to N-List facilities from INFLIBNET are also available in the library.

Due to technical glitches previously installed ILMS software SOUL2.0 got corrupted in 2019-20 and therefore the library has switched the ILMS to KOHA 20.05 on 20/04/2021 and the catalogue database is reconstructed. An amount of 10 Lakhs INR was received by RUSA for the Digital Up gradation and Automation of the library. The fund is used for installing the ILMS (Koha 20.05) and Institutional Repository software (DSpace) and data migration.

A dedicated OPAC Kiosk, for searching through the catalogue is available in the library. Also to provide aids to the blind students, the library has installed JAWS and NVDA Screen reader software.

The Library has access to the N-List program Initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) which includes more than 6000 journal from e-SodhSindhu consortium, more than 199500 ebooks under N-List and 600000+ ebooks through NDL.

The library is procuring two collections of rare documents in digital format. One of which is a Manuscripts collection of Old Assamese Literature and the other one is Padmanath Gohain Boruah Collection. The library also stores and provides access to the resources published by the college and its faculties as College Publications Collections.

The Library has a Back Volume Section, where the copy of news papers and magazines from the last two decades are being preserved with proper binding. The library also stores the previous year question papers for its academic users.