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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 44,720 books and subscribes to 64 journals and 49 magazines. In addition to this collection, library also has e- resources subscribed through INFLIBNET and other databases. Besides it receives 29 newspapers. Library remains open to all students from 9 am to 6 pm on all working days. A new reading room has been created on the backside of the main library which has separate entrance on the backside of library. The students can take their own/ personal books for reading there. 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.

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.

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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

Hindustan Times

English

2

Indian Express

English

3

Times of India

English

4

The Tribune

English

5

The Hindu

English

6

Business Standard

English

7

Economic Times

English

8

Yug Marg

English

9

Amar Ujala

Hindi

10

Dainik Bhaskar

Hindi

11

Dainik Tribune

Hindi

12

Divya Himachal

Hindi

13

Punjab Kesri

Hindi

14

Dainik Jagran

Hindi

15

Aaj Samaj

Hindi

16

Jansatta

Hindi

17

Ajit Samajachar

Hindi

18

Dainik Savera

Hindi

19

Himachal Dastak

Hindi

20

Arth Prakash

Hindi

21

Jag Marg

Hindi

22

Aap ka Faisla

Hindi

23

Fast Media

Hindi

24

Lok Satya

Hindi

25

Ajit

Punjabi

26

Punjabi Tribune

Punjabi

27

Desh Sewak

Punjabi

28

Rozana Spokesman

Punjabi

29

Punjabi Jagran

Punjabi

Magazines
1

Alochana

2

Art India: The Art News Magazine of India

3

Arya Jagat

4

Aryan Heritage

5

Ayurveda

6

Business World

7

Chronicle

8

Competition Refresher

9

Competition Success Review

10

Digit

11

Down to Earth

12

Drishti Current Affairs Today

13

Economic and Political Weekly

14

Economist

15

Employment news

16

Femina

17

Hans

18

India today (English)

19

India today (Hindi)

20

Juniors Science Refresher

21

Kahani Punjab

22

Kalakar Sahitak

23

Kathadesh

24

Linux for you (Open Source)

25

Livingetc

26

Marg: A Magazine of The Arts

27

Mathematics today

28

Meri saheli

29

Oneliner Current Affairs

30

Outlook

31

Pakhi

32

PC Quest

33

Parikatha

34

Pratiyogita darpan

35

Preetlari

36

Pushpgandha

37

Reader's digest

38

Samkali Sahit

39

Sangeet

40

Sangeet Kala Vihar

41

Sarita

42

Shabad

43

Sirjana

44

Sportstar

45

Time

46

Vagarth

47

Vishvajyoti

48

Wagah

49

Yojana

Journals

Sr. No.

Name of the Journal

Subject

Periodicity

1

Case Folio

Commerce

Quarterly

2

Chartered Accountant

Commerce

Monthly

3

Decision

Commerce

Quarterly

4

Indian journal of Marketing

Commerce

Monthly

5

IUP journal of Marketing Management

Commerce

Quarterly

6

Finance India

Commerce

Quarterly

7

Resonance: Journal of Science Education

Science

Monthly

8

Panjab University Research Journal (Science)

Science

Annual

9

Indian journal of Experimental Biology

Zoology/Botony

Monthly

10

Current Science

Zoology/Botony

Forenightly

11

Journal of Entomological Research

Zoology/Botony

Quarterly

12

Journal of Scientific Temper

Zoology/Botony

Quarterly

13

Journal of Biosciences

Zoology/Botony

Quarterly

14

Journal of Genetics

Zoology/Botony

Quarterly

15

The Journal of The Orchid Society of India (Int..Journal)

Zoology/Botony

Annually

16

Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology

Zoology/Botony

Bi-monthly

17

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

Zoology/Botony

Bi-monthly

18

Journal of Fisheries and Life Sciences

Zoology/Botony

Bi-monthly

19

Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society

Zoology/Botony

Bi-monthly

20

Journal of Chemical Science

Chemistry

Monthly

21

Diviner : A Research Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Bi-Annual

22

International Journal of Community and Social Development

Social Sciences

Quarterly

23

New Horizon

Social Sciences

Bi-Annual

24

Sociological bulletin: Journal of the Indian sociological society

Social Sciences

Quarterly

25

Panjab University Research Journal (Arts)

Social Sciences

Bi-Annual

26

Panjab University Research Journal Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Bi-Annual

27

Contribution to Indian Sociology

Social Sciences

Tri-Annual

28

Indian journal of agricultural economics

Economics

Quarterly

29

Arthshastra: Indian journal of economics & research

Economics

Bi-Monthly

30

Indian journal of Economics

Economics

Quarterly

31

Journal of Food Science & Technology

MFT

Bi-Monthly

32

Processed Food Industry

MFT

Monthly

33

Indian Food Industry

MFT

Bi-Monthly

34

Indian journal of health and wellbeing

Psychology

Monthly

35

Indian journal of positive psychology

Psychology

Quarterly

36

Journal of Psychosocial Research

Psychology

Bi-Annual

37

Indian journal of Public Administration

Public Administration

Quarterly

38

Dialog : a bi-annual interdisciplinary journal (English)

English

Bi-Annual

39

Indian Literature

English

Bi-Monthly

40

Biblio

English

Bi-Monthly

41

Focus on ELT

English

Bi-annual

42

Humanities Circle

English

Bi-monthly

43

IUP Journal of English Studies

English

Quarterly

44

IACLALS(Indian Association Commonwealth Language & Literature Studies)

English

Annual

45

JSL (Journal of the School of Language, Literature & Cultural Studies)

English

Annual

46

Literary Criterion

English

Quarterly

47

Literary Endeavou (INT JR)

English

Quarterly

48

Littcrit

English

Bi-Annual

49

Journal of Arts

English

Bi-Annual

50

International Journal of Computers and Applications

Computer

51

Indian Journal of Computer Science

Computer

Bi-monthly

52

IHR: Indian Historical Review

History

Bi-Annual

53

Proceedings : Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics

Quarterly

54

Indian journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics

Mathematics

Quarterly

55

Mathematical Students

Mathematics

Quarterly

56

Journal of the Ramanujan Mathematical Society

Mathematics

Quarterly

57

Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy

Physics

Quarterly

58

Bulletin of Material Sciences

Physics

Bi-monthly

59

Tattva-Journal of Philosophy

Philosophy

Bi-annual

60

Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research

Philosophy

Quarterly

61

Chirag

Punjabi

Quarterly

62

Kahani Dhara

Punjabi

Quarterly

63

Philaal

Punjabi

Quarterly

64

Pravachan

Punjabi

Quarterly

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.