Saraswati e-Library

The University Library is housed in Saraswati Library Complex which is a four story building, a perfect and beautiful blend of aesthetics, latest technology and green architecture. The University Library has a seating capacity of 500 members. The University Library opens from 7.00 A.M. to 7.00 P.M. on all working days and 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. on Saturdays, Sundays and Gazetted Holidays.

The University Library has a 54,480 books and other reading materials and 343 e-books. The University Library subscribes 101 printed Indian Journals. It also subscribes 67 Magazines and 19 Newspapers to cater the needs of users for current awareness and leisure reading.  The University Library has undertaken the subscription to the Online Journals of J-Gate (Social and Management Science – 6936), Emerald – 150 (Management – 150), EBSCO (Art and Architecture – 239) and IEEE/IEL. Being a member of INFLIBNET an IUC of UGC the University Library is provided with e-resources of Taylor and Francis (2918), Springer (1389), American Chemical Society (37) and American Physical Society (10). The University has also access of two databases i.e. ISID and JCCC through INFLIBNET.

For access to online Journals, databases and electronic books the University Library has 32 work stations with a setup of 1 G connectivity.

The University Library maintains a separate Reference Section consisting of fact finding resources such as Dictionaries, Directories, Handbooks, Encyclopedias, Yearbooks and a copy of a title meant for reference only. The University Library also maintains a separate section on Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram – The great leader of Haryana after whom the University takes its name. In this section books and related literature and a photo gallery on Chhotu Ram Ji is available.

Using LSEase Software of Libsys Corporation has computerised its actively used collection searchable through Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). The books have been bar-coded and pasted with computer generated spine labels to facilitate computerised circulation system and shelving of books in proper classified order. The bar-coded Identity-cum-Library Cards are issued to members.

The University Library is an institutional member of the British Council Library, New Delhi, Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi and Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata. The University Library is the life member of the Institution of Engineers, Kolkata and Current Science Association, Bangalore.

The University Library offers other services such as:

  1. Multipurpose/Seminar Hall for holding Seminars and Conferences with a capacity of 100 persons.
  2. A separate reading hall which remain open for reading and access of INTERNET for 24×7 hrs.
  3. Photocopy Services through a private vendor on University approved rates with other facilities of lamination, spiral binding, coloured printing etc.
  4. Reference Services on demand
  5. Book Bank facility.
  6. Library Surveillance through CCTV system using 32 cameras and two LCD monitors.