Introduction

  

University of Patanjali library system consists two central library, seven college libraries and departmental libraries in all departments for the discipline of Medical Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Management, Education, Science, Library Science, Fine Arts, Law-Journalism and Mass-Communication. These libraries are located in various centralized locations of the University. These are fully air conditioned & having total seating capacity of more than 2000 users at a time. Gen. G. S. Dhillon Central Library remains open all days from 08:00 am to 10:00 pm and Central Library Medical Sciences opens from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. Both central libraries have rich collection of volumes of Text books, Reference books, Journals, Periodicals & etc. The library internet centers have 100 computers for faculty members, students & research scholars. Fast internet connectivity is available to access EBSCO database, E-J server and DELNET online databases. The libraries have automated in-house activities such as library membership, circulation of documents, holdings of periodicals, and catalogue as online public access catalogue (OPAC).

Objectives

A library is the hub around which revolves the activities of any academic institution. As per the quote, the main objective of the library is to provide documents, information dealing with latest developments, technologies etc. to keep the faculty members & the researchers abreast of the nascent thoughts and ideas and to update their knowledge.