The central library of Nalbari College is named after ‘TRAILOKYA NATH GOSWAMI’ the founder Principal of the College in recognition of his erudition and distinguished services to the College. The Library of this college has a very rich collection in various subjects which includes textbooks, reference books, journals, magazines and newspapers. Besides this, all departments have Departmental Libraries providing immense help to students in their academic pursuits.
Library Automation Programme:
SOUL 2.0 has been installed in the library since 2014 through which circulation work of the library has been started by using bar code in the students’ integrated identity card cum library card. The TNG Library is a registered member of N-LIST programme of INFLIBNET since December,2015. Recently a Digital Library Section has been started it will also serve as an E-resource centre. Wi-Fi connection in the college campus has been started too.
TNG Library provides the following for the benefit of the student community and the teaching faculty in general :
A good collection of multiple copies of textbooks and other recommended books for the various courses offered in the college.
A wide range of references documents such as Encyclopedias on various subjects, Dictionaries, Handbooks, Yearbooks, Manuals, Reports including a good number of Rare & Old government reports, Atlases, Gazetteers, Census reports etc.
Light reading materials, Fiction, Humor books, Art books, Biographies etc.
A select list of Journals
Physical Facilities like Reading Rooms,Modern Furniture,Drinking water,computers,Modern lavatory,Equipment etc.
Total Collection(Text Books & Reference)
66793(As per Accession Register)
e-Books,e-Journals and Digital Database are accessed from INFLIBNET N-LIST databases.
The area of TNG Library building is 515 sq. mt. which accommodates different sections and has the sitting capacity as follows :
Reading Room (Students)
Reading Room (Teachers)
Lending, Renewal & Reservation Services
Current awareness services
Photo- copy facility
Databases available in the Library
E-Resources (E-journals & E-Books)
Departmental Library service
Information Display Board
News / Notice Board
Number of books issued
Higher Secondary: 2 each for 15 days
TDC: 2 each for 15 days
Post-Graduation: 2 each for 15 days
Faculty members: 20 books at a time for 90 days
On working days
On On Holidays
General Library Rules:
Before entering the library,books (not belonging to the Library),all sorts of bags,umberllas,packets etc are to be deposited in the property counter.
A member will have to show the membership card/identity card/gate pass at the entrance whenever he/she wants to enter the library.
Before entering the library of the Gate Register is to be signed legibly.
Books treated as Reference and Rare are not issued on loan.Journals and periodicals will not be issued.
Books on loan with members can be recalled by the Librarian at any time.
Borrowers must satisfy themselves about the physical condition of the book before borrowing, otherwise they will bw held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of returning.
An overdue charge of Re 1 for a book per day shall be leved on a member,if a book is kept beyondthe period of loan.The period of loan can be extended by the Librarian,on individual cases. The over due fine may be reduces or waived by the Librairian on very special cases only.
If a borrower fails to return a book borrowed by him/her or if the books is found to be damaged or mutilated he/she will be required to either (a) replace the book with a new copy or (b) pay ten times on the publishers price of the book.
While borrowing book(s), a student member must produce his/her Identity Card at the issue Counter.
The membership card is not transferable
Overwriting on the Memberships card is not permissible.
In on case the expiry date of student Membership Card shall be extended.
If the membership card gets lost or multilated because of use or otherwise,it should be repored to the librarian immediately. A duplicate membership card will only be issued on prayer with fine. The member, however, will continue to be responsible for nay loss which the Library may suffer through the loss or misuse of the card.
Students are to return books within two week time immediately after their final ecamination is over,failing which they will be declared library defaulter.
Students of science classes are to return books within three days after their practical examination are over,failing which they will be decalred library defaulter.
Teachers, officers and employees of the college shall have to take Library Clearance Certificate before they take release from this college to join other institution or get retired from this college.
Departmental libraries are to borrow books against the Pass-Book issued against each of the department. At the time of change of Headship of the department, the outgoing Head will hand-over the Departmental Library Pass Book with detials of books to the next Head of the Department.