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Library

Library

The Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College Library is the hub of information services. It serves as a creative and innovative partner in supporting teaching, learning, and research activities, with a fast growing collection, both in digital and print format using state-of-the-art facilities.

The College offers a spacious, fully computersized open shelf library. The total area of the library is 5170 Sq. ft. and the area of the reading room is 2124 Sq. ft. The library has more than 35,000 books and subscribes to 32 National journals. Besides it receives 26 newspapers and 67 magazines. Library and reading room are kept open to all students from 9 am to 4 pm on all working days.  It has open access facility. The library is computerized and issue and receipt of books is carried out through the use of laser scanner.   All books have been automated with bar codes and are stored in open shelf for easy access to students.  For meritorious and economically backward students book-bank facility is available. The library also provides books to students during examination time with the collection of deposit money.The Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College Library is constantly monitored using CCTV cameras to ensure security and discipline in the library. The Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College Library has separate seating sections for the students and staff. We endeavor to further improve all our efforts to facilitate right information to the right user at the right time.

Library Services
Open Access System

The Library adopted OPEN ACCESS System in which the reader goes to the shelf and chooses a book from the shelves and brings it to the Circulation Desk for issuing.

Book Bank Facility

The library has a strong Book Bank collection, which caters to the needs of all the students . All the text books of all courses are provided by the library to the students under book bank facility.

E-Catalogue

The library is equipped with fast speed internet facility. Various internet kiosks have been setup to facilitate the use of computer and world wide web by the students and the faculty for online access of journals, e-books and other study material.

DELNET

If  the  desired material is not available within the Library, the staff will be pleased to assist you in locating alternative sources. The MCM Library offers Inter Library Loan (ILL) service to its users through DELNET (Developing Library Network). The DELNET is a network of more than 2100 libraries world wide. Users may use this facility in case books, journal, article etc are not available in the library. Users can search their required materials by using DELNET website i.e. http://164.100.247.17/

INFLIBNET (Information & Library Network INFLIBNET of UGC)

The MCM Library, is also a part of the INFLIBNET programme of UGC. INFLIBNET is a computer-communication network for linking Libraries and Information centres in Universities, Deemed Universities, UGC Information Centre, etc.The MCM Library provides access to the e-resources to its members through N-LIST Programme of INFLIBNET. Faculty members and the students have been provided Login ids and Passwords for accessing the e-resources through NLIST.

Newspapers
1

The Tribune

English

2

The Indian Express

English

3

Hindustan Times

English

4

Times of India

English

5

The Hindu

English

6

Daily Post

English

7

Yug Marg

English

8

Business Standard

Business

9

Economic Times

Business

10

Business Line

Business

11

Amar Ujala

Hindi

12

Dainik Bhaskar

Hindi

13

Dainik Tribune

Hindi

14

Divya Himachal

Hindi

15

Punjab Kesri

Hindi

16

Dainik Jagran

Hindi

17

Jansatta

Hindi

18

Aaj Samaj

Hindi

19

Satya Swadesh

Hindi

20

Himachal Dastak

Hindi

21

Arth Prakash

Hindi

22

Dainik Savera

Hindi

23

Ajit Samajachar

Hindi

24

Ajit

Punjabi

25

Punjab Tribune

Punjabi

26

Rozana Spokesman

Punjabi

Magazines
1

Arya Jagat

Weekly

2

Aryan Heritage

Monthly

3

Bhavan's Journal

Fortnightly

4

Employment news

Weekly

5

Femina

Fortnightly

6

Health

Monthly

7

India today (English)

Weekly

8

India today (Hindi)

Weekly

9

Inside outside

Monthly

10

Meri saheli

Monthly

11

Outlook

Weekly

12

Readers digest

Monthly

13

Sarita

Fortnightly

14

Sportstar

Weekly

15

Time

Weekly

16

Vishvajyoti

Monthly

17

Fountainhead

Monthly

18

Chronicle

Monthly

19

Competition success review

Monthly

20

Competition wizard

Monthly

21

Mathematics today

Monthly

22

Art India

Quarterly

23

Marg

Quarterly

24

Deep focus cinema

Quarterly

25

Business world

Weekly

26

Capital market

Monthly

27

Data quest

Fortnightly

28

Digit

Monthly

29

Linux for you (Open Source)

Monthly

30

PC Quest

Monthly

31

Ayurveda

Quarterly

32

Down to earth

Arya Jagat

33

Economic and political weekly

Fortnightly

34

Economy India

Weekly

35

Yojana

Monthly

36

IIPA Newsletter

Monthly

37

Sangeet

Monthly

38

Sangeet kala vihar

Monthly

39

Alochana

Quarterly

40

Hans

Monthly

41

Kadambini

Monthly

42

Kathadesh

Monthly

43

Naya gianoday

Monthly

44

Pakhi

Monthly

45

Parikatha

Bi-monthly

46

Vagarth

Monthly

47

Vartman sahitya

Monthly

48

Pushpgandha

Quarterly

49

Hun

Quarterly

50

Kahani Punjab

Quarterly

51

Kalakar Sahitak

Quarterly

52

Philhal

Quarterly

53

Preetlari

Quarterly

54

Shabad

Quarterly

55

Sirjana

Quarterly

Alphabetic list of Journals

Sr. No.

Particulars

1

Arthshastra Indian journal of economics & research

2

Beverage & Food World

3

Bhavan's Journal

4

Bioinfolet- A Quarterly journal of Life Sciences

5

Capital Market

6

Case folio

7

Current Science

8

Decision

9

Dialog : a bi-annual interdisciplinary journal (English)

10

Diviner : A Research Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences

11

Finance India

12

Fountainhead

13

Harvard Business Review

14

IIMB management review

15

Indian Economic Journal

16

Indian Economic Review

17

Indian journal of Economics and Research

18

Indian Journal of Experimental Biology

19

Indian Food Industry

20

Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics

21

Indian Journal of Health & Wellbeing (Psychology)

22

Indian journal of marketing

23

Indian Journal of Positive Psychology

24

Indian Journal of Psychology & Mental Health

25

Indian Journal of Public Administration

26

International Journal of Behavioral Development

27

IUP journal of marketing management

28

Journal of chemical science

29

Journal of Entomological Research

30

Journal of Food Science & Technology

31

Journal of Psychosocial Research

32

Journal of scientific temper

33

Journal of Social & Economic Development

34

New Horizons

35

Panjab University Research Journal (Science)

36

Political Economy Journal of India

37

Processed Food Industry

38

Resonance

39

Sociological Bulletin : The Journal of Indian Sociological Society

40

Vikalpa

Library Rules for Students

Carrying I-Card is mandatory every day. Entry in the Library through I-Card only.

Personal books are not allowed inside the library.

Mobile phones are not allowed in the Library.

The books will be issued to every student for a period of 14 days. The students of Post Graduate and honours classes will be issued three books.

A fine of Rs. 2 per day per volume is charged for the book returned after due date.

Reference books, rare books and periodicals shall not be issued except for consultation in the library premises.

The students are required to possess their identity card while inside the library. The defaulters will be asked to leave and their cases will be reported to the Principal.

Books issued from the library should be kept very carefully and in no case be underlined or disfigured in any form. It should be got checked by the issuing clerk or by the librarian otherwise the responsibility will be of the student herself.

The library will remain open during autumn and winter break.

The loss of books should be reported to the Librarian before the due date, in absence of which usual fine will be charged till the information is given. The borrower will be required either to replace the book or pay double the price.

The students are expected to observe perfect silence in the library and not to disturb others in any way.

The students are not allowed to bring their personal books and bags inside the Library. These are to be kept at the Library Property Counter.

Library Rules for Staff Members

Each book is issued for the period of one month. It is renewable again, if not in demand, at the discretion of the librarian.

The Librarian is empowered to recall any book at any time, if necessary.

Reference, text and other books placed in the restricted category are not to be lent out except in very special cases where the rule may be relaxed on the sanction of the Principal.

Books lost or damaged will be paid for or replaced to the satisfaction of the Librarian.

Two back numbers of the periodicals are allowed to be issued to each member for 2 days.

In case of loss of the Pass Book, the Librarian may be informed immediately. A duplicate Pass Book will be issued on payment of Rs. 5/-.

This Pass Book is to be deposited with the librarian when “No Dues Slip” is required.

Syllabi and question papers will not be issued.

No book will be issued on slips sent through students or peons.

No book or magazine will be issued without Pass Book.

Loan Privileges

Heads of the Departments and Senior Lecturers

20 Books

Lecturers (Permanent)

15 Books

Lecturers (Temporary)

10 Books

Demonstrators (Permanent)

10 Books

Demonstrators (Temporary)

6 Books

Library Timings

Monday to Saturday
9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.