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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 computerized open shelf library. The total area of the library is 5170 Sq. ft. The library has more than 38,000 books and subscribes to 54 journals and 51 magazines. In addition to this collection, library also has e- resources subscribed through INFLIBNET and other databases. Besides it receives 28 newspapers. Library remains open to all students from 9 am to 6 pm on all working days. The library uses LIBSYS -Software with latest edition of Web Centric LSEase which enables working in an integrated multi-user and networked environment. Issue and return 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. The MCM Library is constantly monitored using CCTV cameras to ensure security and discipline in the library. The 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
Web OPAC

The entire library collection can be accessed from LIBSYS OPAC database. The library OPAC is web-enabled and thus accessible to intranet users.

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.

Library Advisory Committee

The committee looks after the up gradation of the library. The committee includes Librarian and senior faculty members of some departments.

Book Bank Facility

The library has a strong Book Bank collection for maritourious and economically weak students.

Internet Facility

The library is equipped with fast speed internet. 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.

E-Catalogue

All the books in the library have been catalogued using the most advanced technology. E-cataloguing does away the hassle of physically shuffling through books available in the library by providing detailed information regarding the books in the library and their current availability.

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 worldwide. Users may use this facility in case books, journals, articles etc are not available in the library. Users can search their required materials by using DELNET website.

INFLIBNET (Information & Library Network of UGC)

The MCM Library, is also a part of the INFLIBNET program 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 Program of INFLIBNET. Faculty members and the students have been provided Login IDs and Passwords for accessing the e-resources through NLIST.

NDL India (National Digital Library of India)

NDL India is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development. It is an all-digital library which includes books, articles, thesis and other educational materials. It provides a single-window search facility to access digital contents currently existing in India, Faculty members and students can access the material by using their Login IDs and Passwords.

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

English

9

Economic Times

English

10

Amar Ujala

Hindi

11

Dainik Bhaskar

Hindi

12

Dainik Tribune

Hindi

13

Divya Himachal

Hindi

14

Punjab Kesri

Hindi

15

Dainik Jagran

Hindi

16

Jansatta

Hindi

17

Aaj Samaj

Hindi

18

Himachal Dastak

Hindi

19

Arth Prakash

Hindi

20

Dainik Savera

Hindi

21

Ajit Samajachar

Hindi

22

Jag Marg

Hindi

23

Hind Janpath

Hindi

24

Ajit

Punjabi

25

Punjabi Tribune

Punjabi

26

Rozana Spokesman

Punjabi

27

Desh Sewak

Punjabi

28

Punjabi Jagran

Punjabi

Magazines
1

Arya Jagat

2

Aryan Heritage

3

Art India

4

Ayurveda

5

Alochana

6

Bhavan's Journal

7

Business World

8

Capital Market

9

Chronicle

10

Competition Success Review

11

Competition Wizard

12

Digit

13

Down to Earth

14

Employment news

15

Economic and Political Weekly

16

Economist

17

Femina

18

Healthcare

19

Hans

20

Hun

21

India today (English)

22

India today (Hindi)

23

Inside outside

24

Kadambini

25

Kathadesh

26

Kahani Punjab

27

Kalakar Sahitak

28

Linux for you (Open Source)

29

Mathematics today

30

Marg

31

Mehram

32

Meri saheli

33

Naya Gianoday

34

Outlook

35

PC Quest

36

Pal Pratipal

37

Parikatha

38

Pratiyogita darpan

39

Pushpgandha

40

Preetlari

41

Readers digest

42

Sarita

43

Sportstar

44

Sangeet

45

Sangeet Kala Vihar

46

Shabad

47

Sirjana

48

Time

49

Vishvajyoti

50

Vagarth

51

Yojana

Journals

Sr. No.

Particulars

1

Arthshastra: Indian journal of economics & research

2

Beverage & Food World

3

Biblio

4

Bulletin of Material Sciences

5

Case Folio

6

Chartered Accountant

7

Computer Society of India

8

Contribution to Indian Sociology

9

Current Science

10

Decision

11

Dialog : a bi-annual interdisciplinary journal (English)

12

Diviner : A Research Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences

13

Finance India

14

Focus on ELT

15

Humanities Circle

16

IACLALS(Indian Association Commonwealth Language & Literature Studies)

17

IHR: Indian Historical Review

18

Indian Economic Journal

19

Indian Food Industry

20

Indian journal of agricultural economics

21

Indian journal of Economics

22

Indian journal of Experimental Biology

23

Indian journal of health and wellbeing

24

Indian journal of positive psychology

25

Indian journal of Public Administration

26

Indian journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics

27

Indian journal of Marketing

28

IUP journal of Marketing Management

29

Indian Literature

30

IUP Journal of English Studies

31

Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy

32

Journal of Biosciences

33

Journal of Chemical Science

34

Journal of Entomological Research

35

Journal of Food Science & Technology

36

Journal of Genetics

37

Journal of Psychosocial Research

38

Journal of the Ramanujan Mathematical Society

39

Journal of Scientific Temper

40

Journal of the School of Language, Literature & Cultural Studies

41

Literary Criterion

42

Literary Endeavour

43

Littcrit

44

Mathematical Students

45

New Horizon

46

Panjab University Research Journal (Arts)

47

Panjab University Research Journal (Science)

48

Panjab University Research Journal Social Sciences

49

Proceedings: Mathematical Sciences

50

Processed Food Industry

51

Resonance: Journal of Science Education

52

Science Reporter

53

Sociological bulletin: Journal of the Indian sociological society

54

Socius Prudence

Library Rules for Students

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

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.

Users are requested to keep their mobile phones on ‘SILENT’ mode while inside the Library.

Two books will be issued to every under graduate student and three books will be issued to students of Post Graduate and Honours classes for a period of 14 days.

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.

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 staff otherwise the responsibility will be of the student herself.

The library will remain open during autumn, winter and summer 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.

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.

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

30 Books

Lecturers (Permanent)

20 Books

Lecturers (Temporary)

7 Books

Library Timings

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