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About Library

The college has a separate newly built Library building having nearly fifty thousand books and regular subscription of ninety three international and national journals; twenty one magazines and daily newspapers. It caters the needs of more than 5000 students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The Library services are fully automated. The Library has reading halls at the ground floor. One Reading hall is for UG students and other for PG & Research students. The reading halls can accommodate two hundred fifty students. Computer Lab of 50latest systems is fully functional to access the e-resources.
The Library uses the SOUL 2.0 - Library Management Software.The software is used for Cataloguing, Classification, Circulation etc. The Library is well equipped with all the modern facilities and resources (print and electronic) in the forms of CDROMs, DVD-ROM, books, journals, etc.
The library remains open on all working days from 9AM to 5 PM. To become a member, students should fill and submit a prescribed membership form to the library.
The Library has a total collection of around 50000 which includes books, serials, non-book materials etc. The Library subscribes to 93 national and international journals, 10 Magazine and 11 Newspapers. Library also has collections by way of donation.

Library Membership

            All the bonafide students of Iswar Saran College, teaching, non-teaching staff members have right to access the Library. To become a member of library, bonafide students should fill a form available with the Library Office. The registered members are issued Library Card corresponding to their entitlement.

Membership Rules 1. The bonafide students and staff members have right to access the library and use it for reading and studying during working hours and days.
2. The membership of the library can be obtained by the bonafide student and staff members of the College by filling a prescribed form with the College Library Office for issuing booksand availing different facilities of the library.A membership card is issued by the Library Office. The member should produce the membership card while getting books, etc. issued in her/her name or availing different facilities.
3. Students and Staff member when leaving College permanently must deposit the cards with the Library Office and get their account cleared.

5. In case membership card is lost or misplaced the library office should be informed in writing as early as possible. Members can obtain a new card in place of lost or misplaced card. In case of loss or damage of card Rs.50 shall be charged from the member.

Rules for Issue, Return and Maintenance of Books
1. The members can issue books in their name against the membership card as per their entitlement. While issuing the books, the user must check the books that the same is in order. In case of any deformity is noticed by the user the same should be reported to the counter assistant. Books are issued for a limited period; hence, the user should note the date by which she/he is required to return the book.
2. The issued books must be returned to the Library on or before the date of return. Returning book late shall attract fine.
3. In case the book is lost/misplaced by the member he/she has to replace the same with a new one or shall be required to pay the cost of book at current price.
4. Students in possession of any library book must return same before the end of classes (official date of ending classes) in each semester failure of which appropriate fine shall be levied.
5. The user must maintain and handle the books, etc. issued to her/him properly, carefully and safely. She/he should not mark on it, underline on the texts, write anything on it, and deface it in any form.

6. The Librarian, in the interest of Library and Institution, has the discretion to recall any book issued to the user at any time.

Discipline and Decorum in the Library
1. The user/members shall maintain perfect silence in the library reading halls. Talking loudly, gossiping, chatting, etc. is strictly prohibited.
2. Running, pushing passing gestures and teasing is strictly prohibited.
3. Eatables and soft drinks are not allowed in the library.
4. Use of mobile phone is prohibited in the library. Mobile phones should be kept under silent mode in the library.
5. Marking, underlining, doodling or defacing any Books, Newspapers, Magazines, etc. of the library prohibited.
6. Carrying any book, published material, or any property of the library outside the library without proper issue or authorization shall be deemed as gross indiscipline.
7. Defacing, damaging and mishandling the property of the library shall be deemed as gross indiscipline.
Non-compliance or breaching the rules of Discipline and decorum in the library shall attract disciplinary action and fine or cancellation of membership or both.

Library Services

Technical Processing Section
Technical Processing Section plays a key role to function the library. It makes a bridge between the acquisitions of documents to the Circulation. This Section is located at the Ground Floor in the Library. This section strictly follows principles of Osmosis, where classification of books is done using DDC latest edition and cataloguing of books following AACR-II.

The Museum is located at First floor of the Library Building. It preserves the primary as well as secondary source of information (published). The Unit’s mission is to promote the exchange of information like, records, manuscripts, statues, photographs, videographs, etc. of archival importance related to the college.

Reference Library
Separate Reference Library hall is situated in the main building. It is exclusively for Teachers and Research Scholars. This section has seating capacity of 50 users. This section collects and manages the Reference Books, Encyclopedias, Journals, Periodicals, Newsletters, Bulletins, Reports Seminar proceedings etc. All these documents contain the latest information on current developments of a branch of knowledge. The College library is making every effort to procure the maximum journals on the subject being taught in the college. Section also procure and manage the current newspapers and general magazines.

Book Bank
College also provides the facility of Book-Bank. In this facility, a student can get maximum three books at any time by paying the cost of books. After returning the book, Rs 10/- per book will be deducted and balance amount will be returned to the students.

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
The library has fully computerized its most actively used collection, which is searchable through OPAC, the computer catalogue, OPAC is extremely user-friendly and enables searches to be conducted with ease and speed. The OPAC allows search by author, title, subject, call number, keywords, and Boolean search. The Call Number indicates the location of the book on the self. It also gives the availability status of documents, whether a particular document is available or on loan. On site orientation and guidance is available at the Online Catalogue terminals.

The campus of the College is Wi-Fi enabled. The same facility can be accessed by the bonafide users in the library also.


Journals & Periodicals


List of Journals




Bhartiya Vaigyanik evam Audyogik Anusandhan Patrika


Current Science




Economic and Political Weekly


Education World


European Review of Economic History


Global Business Review


Global Journal of of Emerging Market Economics




History and Sociology of South Asia


India Quarterly


Indian Economic and Social History Review


Indian Foreign Affairs Journal


Indian Historical Review


Indian Journal of Marketing


Indian Journal of Public Administration


Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics


Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (ISLE)


International Journal of Rural Management


International Journal of Social Sciences


International Studies


Journal of Biosciences


Journal of Chemical Sciences


Journal of Commerce and Management Thought


Journal of Genetics


Journal of Hindu Studies


Journal of Ramanujan Mathematical Society


Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research


Journal of Social History




Margin - The Journal of Applied Economic Research


Nature and Culture


Past and Present


Pramana - Journal of Physics


Proceedings Mathematical Sciences


Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences


Reserve Bank of India Bulletin




Review of Market Integration


Sambhashan Sandesh


Science Technology and Society


Social Action


Social Change


Social Philosophy and Policy


Social Politics


Strategic Analysis


The Chartered Accountant


The Journal of Accounting and Finance


The Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise


Prabhu Pratibha


The Literary Criterion


The Medieval History Journal


The Oriental Anthropologist


The Times Literary Supplement




University News


USI Journal




Washington Quarterly


World Focus




College Post




Indian Journal of Gender Studies


Journal of Corporate Governance & International Business Law


Journal of Geotechnical Engineering


Journal of Banking & Insurance Law


Journal of Taxation and Regulatory Framework (STM)


Indian Journal of Mathematics


Indian Journal of Commerce




Electronics for You


Journal of Capital Market and Securities Law




Defence and Security Alerts


Journal of Asiatic Society


Journal of Genetics




Global Middle Ages




e-Resource Centre
Library has setup a separate & dedicated internet service area for the students. More than 50 PCs have been installed for students to access internet and online resources. Apart from e- Journals, college has institutional membership of N-List and DELNET.
N-LIST through INFLIBNET provides access to 6000+ e-journals and 31,35,000+ e-books. Users can get their user ID and password to access the N-List resources.
DELNET provides sharing of resources among the libraries by developing a network of libraries, by collecting, storing and disseminating information and by offering computerized services to the users.


Newspapers & Magazines

Newspaper Magazines
1 हिंदुस्तान India Today
2 अमर उजाला Outlook
3 दैनिक जागरण Frontline
4 यूनाइटेड भारत Reader Digest
5 i-Next Electronics for you
6 कम्पैक्ट Digit
7 Hindustan Times Women's Era
8 Economic Times India Today (Hindi)
9 Times of India OutLook (Hindi)
10 Hindu Kadambini
11 Employment News  

Contact Librarian

Dr. Satya Brat Shukla
Land Line : 05322544045

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