Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya

(A multi-faculty college affiliated to Vidyasagar University and funded by UGC & Govt. of W.B.)
Vill. & P.O.-Kapgari: Dist.-Jhargram (W.B.): Pin.–721 505

About Central Library

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”
--- Walter Cronkite

The Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya Central Library has a rich collection of text books, reference books including some rare books. The Central Library is an integral part of this college. The Central Library plays a pivotal role in the teaching-learning process of the college.

  • Two separate sections are there in the Central Library – one section consists of Circulation Counter & Stack Area and other section is the Reading Room.
  • It is well ventilated, well lighted and comfortably furnished. The total area of the Central Library is 2500 square feet and a seating capacity of 50 members approx. in the Reading Room.
  • The Central Library presently has a collection of more than 25,000 books including some pamphlets. The Central Library is registered in the N-LIST Consortium for e-journal's, e-books, etc.
  • The Central Library remains open on all the working days except Sundays and College Holidays.
  • The Central Library is planning to automate with Integrated Library Management System Software.
  • The photocopy (Xerox) and print-out facilities are available in the Central Library following the copyright rules.
  • Current Awareness Service (CAS) and Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) services are available on request.
  • Surveillance is made through CCTV Camera installed in the Central Library including Reading Room.
  • The Central Library is following Closed Access System for the students and Open Access System for the faculties & staff members.
  • The Central Library is following Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) (19th ed.) & Anglo American Cataloguing Rules (AACR) (2nd Rev. ed.). for technical processing.
  • For smooth functioning of the Central Library, a Library Sub-Committee is functioning headed by the Principal as Chairperson assisted by Librarian as Convener and representatives of different departments as members.

Services at a Glance:

  • Lending Services are available for the students as well as faculty & staff members.
  • Reference Services.
  • Reading Room Services.
  • Career Guidance Services.
  • Reprographic Services and Computer Print-out Services.
  • Circulation Desk.
  • Current Awareness Services (CAS).
  • Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) Services.