About B.N.College Library

 

Shew Narain Tantia Library, B. N. College, Dhubri (1946) was named after the Shew Narain Tantia Esqr., a business man of Dhubri Town. The then College Management Committee received a letter dated 28.04.1945 where in Shew Narain Tantia expressed his inclination to donate a sum of Rs. 17,000/- (Rupees seventeen thousand) only for the college library for purchasing of books etc. In the executive committee meeting dated 20th May, 1945, the terms and condition of the aforesaid letter were accepted and thus “Shew Narain Tantia Library of B. N. College, Dhubri came into being.

 

Shew Narain Tantia Library is the central library of B. N. College. It was established in order to serve students of this college as well as users of this locality. The library staffs are always at the service of the users for any kind of assistance.

 

The goal of the library is to serve the students/ users and inculcate reading habits which will assist them to perpetuate a continuous and life long self education. Its mission is to become an intellectual hub of this institution both for the students and the teachers. It has an open access system. The process of automation of the library is almost complete and shortly automated book lending and receiving facilities will be introduced. The management has also decided to open a digital wing of the library within a very short time.

 

Library Status (As on 30th April, 2014)

Total library collection:           43,126 nos. including reference sources

Journal/ Periodicals     :           22 nos. different titles (existing)

                                                08 nos. (Newly subscribed, 2014)

Magazines                   :           13 nos.

News papers (daily)    :           04 (English)

                                                03 nos. (Assamese)

                                                01 no. (Bengali)

News paper (weekly)  :           01 no. employment news

 

Collection of e – books

(CD format)   :           39 nos.

Collection of e – journals

(CD format)   :           14 nos.

                                                                                                                       

Reference Books:

There is a collection of conventional reference books which includes Dictionaries, Encyclopaedias, Census Reports, and Gazetteers etc. besides valuable books on various subjects for ready reference. Books for different competitive examinations, career guidance etc. are also available.

 

Reprographic Service:

Students are provided with the reprographic service facilities of the relevant portion of the books and references sources, etc.  on payment of nominal service charge.

Book bank Facilities:

The library has book bank facilities for the students belonging to SC, ST and OBC communities.

 

Personnel/ Staff:

Professional     :           02 nos. Librarian & Asstt. Librarian

Non – Professional:     03 nos. (01 Library Asstt. & 02 Library Bearers)

 

 

Library Collection

Category

EXISTING

NEWLY ADDED

TOTAL

Nos.

Value

Nos.

Value

Nos.

Value

Text Books

31062

2010372/-

1853

338037/-

32915

2348409/-

Reference Books

10103

1145218/-

108

86815/-

10211

1232033/-

e – books

(N-list)

97000

Titles

Free

Nil

-

97000

Titles

Free

Journals (different titles shown below) **

22 titles

112219/-

08 titles

Shown below **

10280/-

30

122499/-

e– Journals

(N-list)

16324

Titles

Free

Nil

-

16324

Titles

-

Digital database

Nil

-

Nil

-

Nil

-

CD & Video

e-books -39  e-journal -14

Free

Nil

-

53

Free

Others

Nil

-

Nil

-

Nil

-

                                                                                                 

 

** List of Journals (Existing)

Publisher’s Name

1.

Indian Journal of Chemistry- A 

NISCAIR, New Delhi

2.

Indian Journal of Chemistry- B                                             

NISCAIR, New Delhi

3.

Annals of Library & Inf. Studies

NISCAIR, New Delhi

4.

Journal of traditional Knowledge                              

NISCAIR, New Delhi

5.

Indian Journal of Bio-Chemistry & Bio-Physics

NISCAIR, New Delhi

6.

Current Science                                                          

Indian Academy of Science

7.

Resonance – Journal of Science Education               

Indian Academy of Science

8.

Bulletin of Materials Science 

Indian Academy of Science

9.

Journal of Astrophysics & Astronomy          

Indian Academy of Science

10.

Journal of Bio-Sciences

Indian Academy of Science

11.

Journal of Earth System Science       

Indian Academy of Science

12.

Journal of Genetics                                                    

Indian Academy of Science

13.

Pramana – Journal of Physics                                    

Indian Academy of Science

14.

Proceedings (mathematical Science)                          

Indian Academy of Science

16.

Sadhana (Engineering Science)         

Indian Academy of Science

17.

Journal of Chemical Science              

 

Indian Academy of Science

18.

Journal of Experimental Zoology                  

Dr. P. R. Yadav, Muzaffar Nagar

19.

University News        

Association of Indian Universities

20.

The Atlantic Literary Review

Atlantic Publishers & Distributors

21.

Economic & Political Weekly            

Sameeksha Trust Publication

22.

Sanskrit Manjari                                             

Delhi Sanskrit Academy

23.

Allelopathy Journal                                        

 

International Allelopathy Foundation

24.

Asian Review of Social Sciences (ARSS)     

The Research Publication, Tamil Nadu

25.

Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)

The Research Publication, Tamil Nadu          

26.

Journal of Scientific Temper                          

NISCAIR, New Delhi           

27.

Indian Journal of Commerce                         

 

The Indian Commerce Association, New Delhi

28.

Manavayatan: The Humanosphere                 

Centre for Studies & Humanities, Guwahati

29.

Dialogue                                                         

 

Asthabharati, Delhi

30.

Al-Baas-El-Islami                  

 

Majlis Sahafat-wa-Nashriyat, Lucknow

31.

Indian Journal of Secularism                

Centre for Study of Society & Secularism, Mumbai