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Library Sections


 Central Library works smoothly with the help of following sections:

1. Acquisition Section (Ground Floor): This section is mainly responsible for acquisition of books. This section procures the documents by the following process: 

At first, the library collects the recommendation from faculty members reviewed by HOD of different departments. Based on the recommendation, the library interacts and places order with selected vendors. Then, the books are accessioned in this section and transferred to the Technical Processing Section for cataloguing, classification and indexing & database entry.

2. Technical Processing Section (Ground Floor): This section is mainly responsible for processing of procured books and acts as a bridge between Acquisition and Circulation Section. This section classifies the documents, catalogues them and finally sends these books for display in New Arrivals Display Area for a week.

After one week, the displayed books are shelved and new books processed last week, are displayed again in Display Area. This continues every week.

3. Circulation Section (Ground Floor): This section is mainly responsible for circulation of documents to the users of the library. This section acts as a bridge between users and books. The following tasks are performed by this section:

  • Membership Registration
  • Issue/Return                                            
  • Reserve/Renewal
  • Issue No Dues Certificate
  • Overdue Fine Collection
  • Alert Services such as overdue, collect notice etc.

4. Periodical Section (Ground Floor): This section is mainly responsible for procurement of print journals and e-resources (abstract & full text). E-Resource includes the Full Text Databases and Abstract/Citation Databases.

The following tasks are performed by this section:

  • Print Journals Subscription
  • E-Resources subscription and its management (Full Text & Abstract Databases)
  • Bound Volume Management

5. Reference Section (First Floor): This section is mainly responsible for providing the information related to library activities, resources, services and new initiative taken by the Central Library. The following services are provided by this section:

  • Ready reference service on requested query: provided on the spot and through email as well
  • Information on Research Related Queries like plagiarism check
  • Information about library services
  • Information about library resources
  • Information about Infrastructure development
  • Information about new initiatives being taken by the Central Library

6. Text Book Section (Ground Floor): This section only manages text books of the library.

7. Computer Application Division (First Floor): This section is mainly responsible for the management of the following:

  • Library Website: Design & Development
  • Library Automation & Networking
  • Manages Digital Repository Platform (Knowledge Repository, ETD Repository)
  • Manages LibSys Server, ETD Server, DSpace Server, E-Books Server  
  • Manages Online Document Delivery Service Portal
  • Publishes Monday Morning: Weekly e-News
  • Publishes InfoJ: Newly arrived print Journals (monthly)
  • Publishes InfoGranth: Newly arrived Books (monthly)                           
  • Publishes Library E-Newsletter (Quarterly)
  • Conducts User Orientation Programme (UOP)
  • Liaison with INFLIBNET
  • Reference Service & Research Support Service
  • Development and management of Android Application

8. Digital Resource Center (Ground Floor): This section contains 16 nos. of PCs at present and is mainly used by the users for accessing e-resources of the library.

9. ETD Lab. (First Floor): This lab. is mainly used for the digitization of theses & dissertations of Tezpur University. It is also used by the research scholars for accessing theses & dissertations of Tezpur University.

10. Back Volume Section (First Floor): This section is mainly responsible for the management of back volume of Journals.

11. Children Library Section (Ground Floor): This section is mainly used by the children of the employees of Tezpur University.

12. Newspaper Section (Ground Floor): This section is mainly responsible for the management of newspapers subscribed by the central library.

13. Conference Hall (Ground Floor): This hall is mainly used for organizing meeting, workshop, seminars, conferences and department-wise orientation programme.

   
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