Central Library of Kazi Nazrul University was established in the year 2013. It is located at a convenient place at the ground floor of the Vidya Charcha Bhaban. It is a very well stocked library with the state of the art amenities. The Books are classified according to Dewey decimal classification. All the books are barcoded. The stack areas are well organized and quite spacious. Presently, the library follows closed access system.
The Library is Automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS) TCS-ION Digital Campus. This automation offers many opportunities to improve service to library users (staff, students and faculty members). It helps library staff to serve the users better by facilitating a multitude of tasks. KOHA, integrated library automation software has been introduced.
It acts as the learning resource center and occupies a unique place in academic and research activities of the University. It provides current, accurate and authoritative information from print and electronic resources using the state-of- the-art technology.
KNU has signed MOU with Inflibnet and Member of E-Shodh Sindhu, Shodh Ganga and Shodh Gangotri.
The Library is an essential partner in the creative exploration, intellectual growth, and scholarly pursuits of the University.
To that end, the Library will:
Mr. Biswajit Saha
University Librarian, Member Secretary/ Convenor
Contact: 9231675070(M) ; E-Mail: email@example.com
|Mr. Debasish Bandyapadhyay||Jr. Data Entry Operatorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs. Nitu Ram||Library Attendantemail@example.com|
|Mrs. Krishna Roy||Junior Attendantfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs. Usha Dey||Library Attendantemail@example.com|
|Mr. Somnath Roy||Jr. Lab. Attendantfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Print resources : Books, Journals, Newspapers, Magazines, Reference books, Theses, etc.
E-Resources : e-Books, e-Journals, Databases, e-Magazines, e-Newspapers, e-Reference books. Books : KNU Library has more than 21000 print books. The Books are classified according to Dewey decimal classification. The collection of books include documents covering a wide range of subjects from English literature, Bengali literature, pure sciences, arts, history and social sciences, languages etc. Apart from the printed books the library is having access to e-Books such as Oxford Scholarship Online.
Journals : The Library has subscription to some print journals and has access to several hundred e-journals including University’s own subscription as well as open sources of renowned publishers such as Sage, Oxford, Springer Nature, Wiley, Elsevier etc. The library subscribes to a large number of magazines and newspapers. The newspapers and magazines are displayed in the Reading Hall in the ground floor.
|Kazi Nazrul Islam: Kabitar Janmo Pathker Anwesha||Susmita Chakraborty||Nazrul Centre For Social and Cultural Studies, KNU||Selected poems of Kazi Nazrul Islam with annotation.|
|Encyclopaedia of Modern UGC Curriculum 13th Plan (13 Vol. Set).||Vinod Dabral||Oxford Book Company||Encyclopaedia of Modern UGC: Curriculum 13th Plan: Guidelines for Colleges and Universities|
OPAC : Through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) the users can search the collection of books by title, author, publisher, subject, keywords etc. QR Code for Library OPAC is available inside and outside of the campus.
LINK: LIBRARY OPAC
(i) For Remote Access: please register here (only for knu.ac.in mail domain):
(ii) To access through Mobile App: please download knimbus m-library from Google play store
WI-FI : The entire Library is Wi-fi enabled with high speed internet connections which allow the users to access the internet facility. The Library has 15 computers for the users.
Reading Room : The reading room is well furnished to accommodate students at a time and provides favorable environment for study. Faculty and Students' attendance register is maintained to count daily footfall in the library.
NVDA (Non-Visual Desktop Access) is available for Visually impaired students.
Closed Circuit TV cameras are installed in the library for strict surveillance.
Having Plagiarism Detection Software URKUND being provided by Inflibnet.
Circulation : It is one of the key departments of Central Library. Circulation desk is the main service point of the library. It provides lending services and facilitates for return/renew of loaned items. Issue, return and renewal are being done through TCS-ION LMS.
QR Code based OPAC Access : QR Code for Library OPAC is available inside and outside of the campus. This QR code is also available on the notice board of all departments. Students and Teachers can access Library OPAC with their Cell Phone just scanning the code.
Online Reservation : Users can reserve book online through LMS system.
IRINS : The Library has introduced IRINS in collaboration with the Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET). IRINS is web-based Research Information Management (RIM) service provided by INFLIBNET Centre, An Inter-University Centre of University Grants Commission. The portal facilitates the academic, R&D organizations and faculty members, scientists to collect, curate and showcase the scholarly communication activities and provide an opportunity to create the scholarly network. The website of KNU IRINS is:
Circulation Section : It is one of the key departments of Central Library. Circulation desk is the main service point of the library. It provides lending services and facilitates for return/renew of loaned items. Issue, return and renewal are being done through TCS-ION LMS.
Reading Room : The reading room is well furnished to accommodate students at a time and provides favorable environment for study. Faculty and Students attendance register is maintained to count daily footfall in the library.
A large collection of databases, e-books and electronic journals make up our collection of electronic resources. Most of these collection is accessible on the Internet, from anywhere within or outside the campus.
Many books in our collection are accompanied by learning materials in CD/DVD format. Those accompanying materials are kept separately. The book catalog will indicate whether a book has an accompanying material. To borrow those materials, please contact Circulation desk.