The Shaheed Bhagat Singh College Library is one of the most important constituent of SBSC which started functioning right from the inception of the college. Over a period of last 4 years it has transformed itself into a fully Automated Knowledge and Learning Resource Centre by leveraging extensively with all modern information and communication technologies and CCTV based Security System. As a repository of knowledge and learning resource, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College Library has undergone massive transformation in recent years for meeting the increased demands of its users by leveraging extensively all modern information and communication technologies. Coupled with a robust and modern IT led infrastructure, the Library has grown sizeably in its resources and services , readily accessible to each member of our College fraternity. A fast growing collection of library is nearing 6 digits in the arena of books and hundred plus Periodicals, comprising of Academic Journals and Magazines of general interest.
While library expands its wings and modernizes its infrastructural facilities, a special effort has been placed on improvement of services, general ambience and aesthetics of the library with resultant daily footfall of 500+ students and faculty.
Keeping in mind the ever increasing learning needs of our user community, a special emphasis has been placed on enriching the resources of the library for enhancing the research potential of the students and faculty members. Some of the significant initiatives taken in this regard are:
It is spread across 3 floors, however, at present 2 floors are functional with total seating capacity of 180 seats in reading halls on first and second floors of the library, along with the stacks. For improvement of general ambience and aesthetics of library building library undertook major renovation work of first floor of the library in 2010, to give a face lift to its physical infrastructure and facilities. The physical infrastructure of first floor of library consisting of furniture, book racks, circulation counter, property counter, periodical section and reference section have been renovated which gives the library completely organized and high tech look. For the purpose of providing better facilities to users particularly faculty and research scholars, library has also allocated an exclusive area for e-resource centres for faculty members with provision of comfortable furniture like sofas, round tables and improvised lighting, air-conditioning, etc. Library also has an E-resource centre for students and is also enabled with 3G Wi-Fi high speed internet connectivity and Xerox facility.
The proposal for renovation of Second and Third floor of the library has recently been approved by the Building Committee and the Governing Body so as to transform it into a fully equipped and congenial knowledge and learning resource centre. This renovation work will involve complete revamping of the Second and Third floor of the library along with complete Air-Conditioning of Reading Halls and an Audio-Visual Section.
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