ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE CENTRAL LIBRARY

About the Library

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Central Library (a learning resource centre) of Mahatma Gandhi Central University was established in the year 2016. At present, library is serving users from 7 Schools and 20 Departments with more than Twenty Six Thousand volumes of books and providing access to scholarly information, research support and study facilities to the teaching and non-teaching staff, students and research scholars.

Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) - 23rd Edition has been followed to classify documents.

The Central Library is situated in the midst of all departments is easily accessible to all/everyone in the University Campus. The Central Library will be soon fully automated using SOUL software and Circulation Services will be executed through RFID System.

Library Service Hours

DAY LIBRARY TIMINGS CIRCULATION TIMINGS
Monday To Friday 9 AM TO 6 PM 10 AM TO 5 PM
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM TO 2 PM 10 AM TO 1 PM

Book Loan Privilege

Faculty 10 Books for 20 Days
Ph.D. Scholars 8 Books for 15 Days
M. Phil Scholars 5 Books for 15 Days
PG/UG Students 5 Books for 15 Days
Other Staff 2 Books for 15 Days

Library Sections

  • Reading area section (General)
  • Reading area section (Faculty and Research scholars)
  • General book section
  • Reference book section
  • Circulation section
  • Periodical section
  • Technical section

Facilities

  • WLAN and Wi-Fi Internet facility
  • Computers
  • Property counter
  • Air conditioned reading halls

Library Collections

Books
26000+
Magazines
13
News Papers
11
Donated Books
125+

e-Resources

The following e-Resources subscribed through e-Shodh Sindhu Consortia are accessible in university Temp Camp.

Open e-Resources

  • National Digital Library more
  • Directory of Open Access Journals more
  • Shodhganga more
  • OATD more
  • e-PG Pathshala more
  • NPTEL more
  • e-Newapaper more

General Library Rules

  • Entry by University Identity card only
  • In absence of Identity card, a permission letter from the Head of Department is required which will be valid for a day only
  • The Readers shall observe absolute silence in the library.
  • The use of cell phones inside the library is strictly prohibited.
  • Laptops are allowed only inside the reading room of the library.
  • Personal belongings are to be kept at property counter
  • Over-due books will be charged for each day (@ 1 Rupee/day)
  • Members shall not engage in conversation in any part of the library which may cause disturbance to other readers.
  • Members shall not smoke, chew pan or spit in any part of the library.
  • Members shall not scribble, damage or mark on any library materials.
  • Members shall not shelve books and periodicals as that may disturb the prescribed order.
  • The members caught tearing pages/ stealing of books will be suspended forthwith from using the library facilities and the University may initiate further disciplinary action against them.
  • Members leaving the library should show the material borrowed by them / taken out of the library to the security staff at the gate. They should take back their belongings kept at the property counter while leaving library.
  • The librarian reserves the right to suspend the membership of any member found misusing the library materials, misbehaving, creating nuisance, abusing the library staff or behaving in an indecent manner.

Download Forms

  • Membership Form more
  • Book Recommendation Form more

Contact

Librarian (I/C)

Prof Ranjeet Kumar Choudhary

Mahatma Gandhi Central University
Chanakya Campus, Motihari,
District – East Champaran, Bihar - 845401

Email: library@mgcub.ac.in

Assistant Librarian(I/C)

Dr. Bhaw Nath Pandey

Mahatma Gandhi Central University
Chanakya Campus, Motihari,
District – East Champaran, Bihar - 845401

Email: bhawnathpandey@mgcub.ac.in

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