The Central Library is located at ‘Saraswati’ block. Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and arts, represents the free flow of wisdom and consciousness. The library occupies a place of pride in Mangalayatan University and is an essential component of the Institute’s outstanding research and education mission. It serves as a creative and innovative partner in supporting teaching, learning, scholarship and research activities of the Institute. It is the most lively place on the campus providing a conducive environment that enables learning and advancement of knowledge and promotes discovery and scholarship. The pleasant ambience and the well-furnished library with spacious reading rooms create an atmosphere of serenity and thereby inspire intellectual stimulation and research.
The Central library is the intellectual heart of Mangalayatan University. It aspires for excellence in support for the learning, teaching and research mission of the university with an aim:
The library aims to empower the teaching mission and intellectual culture of the University community through availability of an organized collection of information, as well as instruction in its access, relevance and evaluation. It seeks to nurture the budding scholars to instill confidence in dealing with increasing amount of information in an ever-changing array of formats.
The mission of the University Library is to enrich and advance learning and discovery by providing access to a broad array of resources for education, research and creative work to ensure the rich interchange of ideas in the pursuit of knowledge.
With the fast growing collection, both in digital and print form using the state-of-the-art facilities, the Library is contributing to the University’s mission of becoming a world class Institute. The collection of the Library is rich and diverse, especially in terms of the breadth and depth of coverage. Collection encompasses subjects in Computer Science Engineering &Technology, Computer Applications, Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Information Technology, Bio Medical Education & Research, Applied Sciences, Law, Mass Media, Humanities and related areas. This collection includes Books, Research Journals, Project Reports/Dissertations, CDs etc. The library has committed itself to provide the best possible core collection. Its collection development policy is formulated keeping in view of the University’s mission statement and strategic plan in mind. It is linked very closely to the general and specific programs of the varsity and is in conformity with the information needs of the user population.
|Total No. of Books||40702|
|Total No. of Print Journals||144|
|Total No. of Online Journals||15000+|
|Total No. of CDs/DVDs||1883|
|Total No. of Back Volumes of Journals||6467|
Library provides the access to various electronic resources to the bonafide members in various disciplines. These services are available through intranet. The databases of electronic resources are constantly reviewed and updated according to the growing needs of the Mangalayatan University community. Orientation programmes to use of digital information resources are periodically conducted. The E-Resources in library are as follows:-
DATABASES, E-JOURNALS, LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP & PLAGIARISM CHECKER
PROQUEST covers all business disciplines, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
MANUPATRA is a legal research database for law. It covers case studies of Supreme Court & 21 high courts, case laws of other courts (Federal Court, Lahore, Nagpur, Oudh, Peshawar, Privy Council, Rangoon & Sindh High Court) and other technical literature.
KNIMBUS provides an online platform for scholarly communication providing access to cutting edge scholarly content to the researchers with the recent developments in their respective fields and tools to share knowledge with peers globally.
Developing Library Network (DELNET) is a major Resource Sharing Library Network in “South Asia”. It networks more than 900 libraries in India and Six other Countries and offers access to about fifty lakh records of Books, Journals, Articles, and other documents.
Harvard Business Review
HBR delivers the latest techniques, best practices and the most thoughtful advice from the world’s leading management experts.HBR is packed with ideas on leadership, strategy, managing change, and a host of other topics and ideas that can help you literally transform your business. As a leading publication in business management, HBR South Asia empowers its readers with ideas to drive change, strategies to lead better and knowledge to grow both business and career.
SAGE is the world’s 5th largest journals publisher. It includes more than 900 journals spanning the Management Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 400 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.
Urkund (Anti Plagiarism Checker)
“Urkund” (Recommended by INFLIBNET (UGC)). Urkund offers a fully automated system for handling plagiarism. The documents are checked against three central source areas: Internet, published material and student material. If any document displays similarities with the content in the three sources, the system will flag it for possible plagiarism.
OPEN ACCESS E-RESOURCES
E-THESES & DISSERTATIONS
Mangalayatan University has a well equipped digital library consisting of sufficient no. of PC nodes / laptop, connected on a high speed Gigabit Ethernet Fibre Optic/UTP based network in a distributed Windows and Linux environment. All these nodes have access to the Internet through a 1.00 GBPS leased line. Application software like MS Project, SQL Server, is extensively used. Facilities for Scanning & printing include high speed Laser Jet Network printers are available in Library.
It is fully automated with integrated software LIBSYS/KOHA and has utilized Information Technology extensively to ensure that resources are accessible from anywhere at any time. Services such as OPAC for checking online availability of resources and databases makes the library user friendly.
It has a Multimedia section to access NPTEL, DELNET resources and various other electronic resources related to the various subjects and topics. It provides a conducive environment for intellectual inquiry by providing user-focused services to obtain and evaluate scholarly information and knowledge. The University library is in proper coordination with the departmental libraries for effective library services to the faculty members, research scholars and students.
The University library provides the following services to its clientele:-
|SN.||Category of Borrowers||No. of Books||Duration|
|1.||Faculty / Teaching Staff||08||90 Days|
|2.|| Students (U G, P. G. &Diploma)
|3.||Non – Teaching Staff||05||30 Days|
|4.||Members of the various bodies of the University||02||30 Days|
The timing of issue/ return of books will be from 9:15 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
A warning bell will be given 15 minutes prior to closure of the Library. All shall immediately return the books, taken for regarding, to the Assistant-in-charge and then leave the Library.
The facilities for depositing the personal belongings should be availed only when students are actually making use of the Library. Under no circumstances shall valuable articles or cash be deposited with Security at the Counter. Nor shall the Library be held responsible for any loss or damage to the property. The security at the Circulation Counter is authorized to examine everything that passes into or out of the Library.
Readers are requested to:
Suggestions for using Books:
The University Library is privileged to have a committed team of highly qualified and dedicated professionals striving to respond to diverse learner needs and the affordances of evolving technologies.
|Dr. Ashok Kumar Upadhyay||Librarian||[email protected]
|Mr. Ravinder Singh||Assistant Librarian||[email protected]
|Mr. Parmesh Kumar Sharma||Assistant Librarian||[email protected]
|Mr. Vinod Kumar Gautam||Library Assistant||[email protected]
|Mr. Hitesh Kumar Sharma||Library Clerk||[email protected]
|Mr. Dinesh Kumar Viyas||Library Assistant||[email protected]
|Ms.Poonam Kaushik||Library Assistant||[email protected]
|Mr. Pawan Kumar||Library Attendant||Mob: 7078576332|
|Mr. Rajesh Kumar||Library Attendant||Mob: 08445278451|