Welcome to BASIRHAT COLLEGE LIBRARY
BASIRHAT COLLEGE LIBRARY: AN OVERVIEW
Basirhat College Library has a well-equipped, spacious and efficiently maintained library carrying around 33,588 books, huge back journals, e-journals and access to several online databases catering to the academic needs of the students and the faculty. It was set up on 16th November 1947 at Basirhat Town Hall, when the College was established. From the very inception the college had its own library, though very small. Afterwards the college was shifted at the present location. Over the year, it has undergone considerable modernization and expansionand has been gradually enriching in its quantity and quality. It has been a source of knowledge and support for the students as well as the teachers. The library is almost computerized and has a user-friendly interface. The library provides open-shelf access and easy borrowing and lending facilities and offers a range of membership benefits to the students and the faculty.
Aim of the College Library
College Library is the store-house of knowledge and now we call it an “Information Centre” also. The main objective of the Library is to fulfill the needs and demands of our Students/ Teachers/ Staff at minimum time. The College library also helps to increase the knowledge of our users and to assist the students to be successful in their higher studies.
Motto of the College Library
Our motto is to respect and follow the five laws of Library Science introduced by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan-
- Books are for use.
- Every reader his/her Books.
- Every Book its reader.
- Save the time of the reader.
- The Library is a growing organism.