Syamsundar College

Syamsundar College

Burdwan - 713424

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Library Collections

At present, the library has 36498 (as on 30/06/2016) volumes of books on various subjects and 116 bound volumes of journals and non-book materials such as CD, DVD, pamphlets, and maps. A considerable part of the Library’s collection consists of gifts from individuals and other educational institutions like Central Institute of Indian languages.

The Library has 12 journals out of which subscribes 7 and gifted 5 and 5 magazines. Three newspaper in English and Bengali languages are subscribed. It has 331 valuable PUTHIS on various concepts. Apart from this the Library users can access to around 80000 online journals and 6000 online books through NLIST programme.

Books 36498
Pamphlet 70
Bound volume journals 116
Journal 12
Magazines 5
Manuscript 331
DVD/CD 187
Newspaper 3

Special Collection

Principal's Desk

The library has valuable manuscripts. It is preserved and organized with the help of National Mission for Manuscript (NMM), Dept of Culture, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, and Government of India. The classification and cataloguing are under process. At present Hand list (cataloguing) is done Ms 331 and packing completed Ms 202. Our future plan is to digitize the manuscript for access.

Career Guidance Books

Library has 501 copies of career guidance books. Books relating to different competitive examinations for career/service, general knowledge and other documents are separately available for consultation only in the reading room.

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT OF BOOKS SINCE: 2010 (A.Y.)

Year Total No. of books at the beginning of the year No. of books added Total No. of books at the end of year
Text Books Ref. Books Text Books Ref. Books
2010-2011 26127 6535 1340 259 34261
2011-2012 27467 6794 34 103 34398
2012-2013 27501 6897 559 227 35184
2013-2014 28060 7124 08 01 35193
2014-2015 28068 7125 497 115 35805
2015-2016 28565 7240 452 241 36498

Journals and Magazine:

Journals:

Economic and Political Weekly
2. Current Science
3. University News
4. Science and Culture
5. Resonance
6. Journal of Biosciences
7. The International Journal of Sanskrit Research
8. Careers
9. Eric News
10. Every man Science
11. Interdisciplinary Journal of Science and Humanities
12. লোকভারতী

Magazine:

1. দেশ
2. যোজনা
3. সম্প্রতি
4. রাঢ় বার্তা
5. সম্ভাসন সন্দেশ

E-JOURNALS & E-BOOKs: The Library users (Teaching, Non Teaching, and Student) can access to around 80000 online journals and 6000 online books through NLIST programme