P. N. DAS COLLEGE

P.O.- Bengal Enamel, Palta, 24parganas(North), Pin-743122

Evaluative report of the Library

1. Name of the Department: Library

2. Year of establishment: 1962

3. Number of Sections

• Circulation section

• Periodical section & Reference section

• Students’ reading room section

• Teachers’ reading room section

• Exhibition section

 

4. No. of Staffs:

• Total library staffs: 03

• Librarian: 01

• Supporting staffs: 02

5. Library committee:

The effective functioning of the library is ensured by a library sub-committee headed by the Principal (chairperson), assisted by the convener, Librarian, representatives of various departments and staff. There are frequent meetings of the library sub-committee to chalk out plans for the enhancement and betterment of the library, both Central and Departmental. The Library Sub-committee has framed the following set of rules to be followed by both the students and the teaching as well as non-teaching staff.

6. Details resources (including Remedial Books & Entry in service)

• Total no. of Accession Book (Including Entry in Service & Remedial Coaching): 13603

• No. of books on Entry in Service: 716

• No. of books on Remedial Coaching: 607

• No. of periodicals: 18

• No. of Newspapers: 2

7. Details of the usage of the library:

Average number of walk-ins:

30 per day (50 Students per day from session 2016-17)

Average number of books issued/returned:

15

Ratio of library books to students enrolled:

12:1

Average number of books added during last three years:

731

Average number of login to opac (OPAC):

N.A

Average number of login to e-resources:

Record not available

Average number of e-resources downloaded/printed:    Record not available

 
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