Arya Kanya Degree College

Sections

Acquisition Section: Acquisition Section of the Library deals with the purchase of reference books, textbooks serial publication and multi-volume books. The section also deals with day to day operations such as receiving indents for purchase of books, checking duplicates, placing orders, receiving and entering the books with serial number in the accession register as well as in the software of the Library.

Technical Processing Section: Technical services are the "behind the scene" activities that a library undertakes to effectively deliver library services to the users. These services include the processes and procedures which are necessary to order library materials, like classifying, assigning subject headings, data entry, checking and physical processing, to get the materials ready to put on library shelves. These services also include the activities that are necessary to control the lending and returning of library materials. Library follows Dewey Decimal Classification scheme for classification.

Periodicals Section: Periodical section handles print as well as electronic journals databases. processes journal subscriptions, renewals, orders, payments every year and regulates the shelf arrangement of the current journals, displays recent arrivals.

Circulation Section: This is the front end of library operations providing the lending services to the library users. All the books are normally issued for a 15 days. Library Users are provided with a Library Card. Borrowers must satisfy them with the physical condition of the book before borrowing. Periodicals/bound journals are not issued at all. These are to be consulted within the library premises only. Library can recall any issued book even before the due date. Penalties for books lost, damaged, mutilated or defaced by marking shall be fixed.

IT and Computer Section: This is the hub which monitors all the computerized activities of the library i.e., the back-end of automation activities in the library. Library Server is connected on the Campus-wide Local Area Network. The section is entrusted with responsibility of maintenance of all the systems, Internet, training the users etc. All the staff members are trained to handle the Library software, Internet and CD based resources etc. This section also handles various activities like OPAC service, online resources search service etc.

Administration Section: This section monitors the overall expenditure incurred in the Library including settlement of bills, advances etc. Purchase of equipment and other materials needed for library operation, maintenance of stock, stock verification, assets and consumable materials. Selection of candidate for Apprenticeship Training Scheme run by Board of Apprenticeship Training, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.