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Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Library

 

Introduction

            Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Library was established in the year 1979. Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University  Library provides services as an information centre to  the lecturers & students of 24 post graduates departments  of constituent colleges of Bhavnagar university, researchers and administrative staff

  • For the Classification of books, this Library use  DDC (19th Ed)
  •  Cataloguing is done as per AACR 2
  • Open Access system for the users
  • Web OPAC  and E-Consortium service and INFLIBNET & DELNET facilities is also available in this library
  • Automation of this library is under process
  • For the library automation, this library uses software “SOUL 2.0” 

TIMING

Office Time : 10:30 A.M  To  06:10 P.M

Circulation Section : 11:00 A.M. To 05:00 P.M

Reading Room: 08:00 A.M. To 10:00 P.M
(Closed on 2nd  & 4th  Saturday, Sunday & Holidays)   

Collection

Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Library

Books                           : 1,30,000 Above
Thesis                          : 1,500
Periodicals                  : Indian :193, Foreign: 30, Total :223
News papers              : 10
Bound Volumes         : 1,838
CD/DVD                       : 1,200
Special Collection     : Manuscript

            The budget for the books was Rs 13.50 lacs  & for the  Periodicals subscription was Rs 17 lacs for the year of 2013-2014. There is a special collection of Bound volumes and manuscripts. Some special books has been purchased by this library, which can be useful to students in preparation of competitive exams.
Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University LibraryMaharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Library

Membership

Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Library Researchers, lecturers and students and administrative staff of the various 26 Post graduates departments of the Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University and researchers, lecturers and administrative staff members of the Bhavnagar university constituent  and affiliated (Grant In Aid) colleges  can get membership of this library. The member of this library gets a user card & user Ticket. In nearest Future, members will be get laminated Identity card.   The members of this library can get books as per the category mentioned below.


Sr.No

Category of Members

No. of Borrows

1

Post Graduates Students

2

2

Ph.D/Researcher

4

3

P.G. Teachers

10

4.

Conducted And Affiliated  Granted College Teachers

4

5

Administrative Staff

2

6

All Members of Uni. Committee

2

7

University Conducted P.G. Centre Teachers

6

 

Staff



Sr.No.

Former Assistant Librarians

Time Period

1

Shri N.H.Barodiya

1967 To 1978

2

Shri J.H.Adhvaryu

1978 To 1992(Nov)

3

Dr. K.M.Vyas

1992(Dec) To 2004(May)

4

Dr. N.D.Oza

2004(June) To 14/10/2005

5

Dr. B.M.Gohel

15/10/2005 To Continue



Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Library

Dr.B.M.Gohel
Asst. Librarian, I/C Head, Dept. of Library & Inf.Science
B.A., M.L.I.Sc., Ph.D.

Sr. No.

Designation

TOTAL

1

Assistant Librarian

1

2

Technical Assistant

4

3

Senior Assistant ( J.Sup )

1

4

Data Entry Operator Cum Assistant

3

5

Peon

6

6

Sweeper 

1

GRAND  TOTAL

16



Services

Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Library             This library offers various information services to meet the need of its users. Users like researchers, lecturers, students and administrative staff can use these service. The information services, provided by this library  is as under.

 


  • Circulation  Service
  • Photocopy Service
  • Current Awareness Service (CAS)
  • Bibliographic Service (On Demand)
  • Inter Library Loan
  • News Paper Clipping Service
  • Theses/Dissertation  Database Service
  •   WEB OPAC service
  • Internet/Fax/e-mail Service
  • Online Service (INFLIBNET / DELNET)
  • Selective Dissemination  Information  Service (SDI)
  •  Indexing & Abstracting Service
  • Reference Service
  • Literature Search Service
  • User Education Service

 

Automation

            Now a days automation of this library is under process. Data of more than 61,000 above Books and 1300 above thesis has been entered in the software. Software SOUL 2.0, a well known software in the field of library and information science, developed by INFLIBNET  centre, Ahmedabad Is used for the data entry work.

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Contact Us

CONTACT DETAILS

NAME

Dr. B.M.Gohel
Assistant Librarian

 

ADDRESS

Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Library
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Campus
Gauri Shankar Lake Road
Bhavnagar-364 001

PHONE

(0278) 2511194

A.LIBRARIAN
CONTACT NO.

94272 15354

FAX

(0278) 2514649

E-Mail

asstlibrarianbvn@yahoo.co.in


 
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