Syamsundar College

Syamsundar College

Burdwan - 713424


Principal's Desk

About the library

Syamsundar College Library was started along with the establishment of the institution in 1948 in order to cater the academic and research needs of the faculty, students and non-teaching staff. But the accession register shows the accessioning started from1957.

The library is situated at the 1st floor of the Golden Jubilee Bhaban. Books are well arranged and organized according to Class No. Manuscript, Rare books and Confined books are separated from general stock. The books are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) 22nd edition with extreme care to the subject matter. Moreover books relating to different competitive examination for career/services, general knowledge and other documents are separately available. Its shelf space and working space is a total of 3894.8 sq. ft. and seating accommodation for 40 students.

The library is fully automated through KOHA : an open source library management software. Books are catalogued under MARC-21 format. Databases of books are being updated. Circulation, report generation and OPAC services are done under this system. Moreover library offers internet facilities to its users. Library has taken the N-LIST membership to access e resources.