About library

About library

“A Library is a treasure for those who can read, but it is a mother lode of peace for those who can understand”. The Central Library function as the primary information resource center and repository of ample resources for teaching, learning and research activities. Our beloved college, there is a central library namely Nirmal Chandra Maity Memorial Central Library on the first floor of the Administrative Building. The approx. total area of the existing library is 1050 sq ft. At present there are more than six thousand books, several magazines, and newspapers that are available here. We can take pride that there are a few rare collections which are the greatest asset to a book lover. Within the library are different sections like the Processing & Technical Section, the Circulation Section, the Stack Section, Periodical Display Section, newspaper display conner. A nearly 32 available seats reading space is provided for students and a separate area is demarcated for faculty members for their study in the library.

The membership of the library is open to all students, teaching and non-teaching staff of the College. The Library and the Reading Room are open on all working days except National and gazette holidays from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Borrowing facilities are extended to all the members of the library. It is Partly automation with KOHA (Library Management Software). All the users can browse our Online Catalogue (WEBOPAC) 24X7 beyond the college campus. The library has facilities of open access to stacks for students and wi-fi facility are also available. Other than central library some of the departments has departmental library. The library staff are always available at the circulation desk. Besides these, all the staff of this beautiful nest are very much determined to keep the glory of this library.

Library Working Hours & Days:-

As mentioned below, the library will open on all working days except National holidays and Sundays.

Day Timings
Monday – Saturday 10.00 Am – 05.00 Pm
Lunch Break 1.30 Pm – 02.00 Pm
Sunday & Holidays Closed
Circulation & Reading Room Timings
Monday – Saturday 10.30 Am – 04.00 Pm

Library Rules

  1. The working hour of Central Library is 10.00-5.00 pm from Monday to Saturday.
  2. The library is open on all working days, except holidays.
  3. A library card is mandatory at the time of checking out of books from Central Library.
  4. Library membership cards are non-transferable.
  5. In case of loss of the card, a duplicate card may be issued on payment of Rs. 25/-
  6. The pass course students can check out only one book at a time and the honours course students can check out two books at a time.
  7. Students can renew their borrowings if they appear within the library’s due date.
  8. Users are not allowed to carry eatables/drinks inside the library premises.
  9. A student can renew his/her collection up to a maximum of 2 times if the collection is not in demand by others.
  10. Teaching staff can borrow 5 books at a time for a period of 90 days. Non-teaching can borrow 3 books at a time for a period of 30 days.
  11. Personal belongings like bags (shoulder, sling), umbrellas, etc. should be deposited at the counter. These are not allowed inside the library.
  12. The library shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to the user’s personal belongings.
  13. Documents in a reading room like syllabus, daily newspapers, and old question papers, magazines are not for home issues. The documents have to be returned on the same day of issue.
  14. All faculty, and staff of Siddhinath Mahavidyalaya are entitled to become library members.
  15. Suggestions on all aspects of library services are welcome.

Library Fine

  1. Per day one (1.00) rupee fine will be charged after 15 days of the due date of returning books.
  2. Library fine is applicable for all types of users of Central Library.

Fine For Damage Or Loss Of Books/Periodicals

  1. If a user loses or damages a library book, he/she has to replace the lost book with a new book or pay the present double price of the lost book.
  2. If it is a rare book or unavailable in the present market, then the user must pay ten times the last known price of the book.

Library Form

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1 Book Lost Form Download
2 Book Requsition Form Download
3 Faculty Registration Form Download
4 Journal Requsition Form Download
5 Library Clearance Form ( Faculty) Download

Library Notice

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Library Team

Dr. Sudipta Pradhan
M.Sc., MLISc., Ph.D.
Mr. Biplab Pahari
Library Clerk
M. A., BLISc., B.Ed
Mr. Rajkumar Samanta
Library Peon

Contact Us:

Dr. Sudipta Pradhan
Siddhinath Mahavidyalaya
Nirmal Chandra Maity Memorial Central Library
Shyamsundarpur Patna, Panskura, Purba Medinipur, 721139
Phone Number: 9932042890
Email: smcentrallibrary21@gmail.com

Library Clerk
Mr. Biplab Pahari
Phone: 9434897093