Welcome To Mahishadal Girls' College



The area of the newly constructed two-storied library building is 7432 sq. ft. The reading room on the first floor is 3000 sq. ft. and including research cubicles for teachers. Our college library is enriched with near about 19,950 books, current and back volumes of 10 renowned journals and 08 other periodicals. It has a collection of 13 manuscripts. Besides serving the students and staff members of the college, it provides books to the departmental libraries also.

Central Library provides reading room and lending services to our members. The other facilities are facilities of searching OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue), searching e-resources through NLIST programme of INFLIBNET, browsing the Internet etc. There is also a Book Bank facility for the economically backward students. The Library Stock is computerized with the help of SOUL 2.0. Bar-coding of books has been started. We are going to automate our circulation from 2017-2018 session. Every year, the Library conducts User Initiation Programme for acquainting the 1st year students with the rules and regulations of the Library as well as the techniques for searching OPAC, searching e-resources etc.

Facilities and Services:

  • Central Library provides reading room and lending services to the members.
  • It provides Current Awareness Service to the members.
  • User Orientation Programme is conducted for the first year students at the beginning of the session.

    Library provides the facilities of:

    1. Searching OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) created by using SOUL 2.0 software.
    2. Searching e-resources through NLIST programme of INFLIBNET.
    3. Searching resources of National Digital Library(NDL).
    4. Browsing the Internet.
    5. Book Bank facility for economically backward students.
    6. Question Bank comprising of University question papers.
    7. Reading Room facility for the ex-students and ex-employees.

Rules & Regulations

Library Timing:

  1. Monday-Friday: 10-00 a.m. - 5-00 p.m.
  2. Saturday: 10-00 a.m. - 2-00 p.m.


  1. All bona fide students are entitled to be member of the Central Library.
  2. Whole Time Permanent Teachers, Contractual Whole Time Teachers and Part Time Teachers are eligible to be members of the Library.
  3. All students are provided 02 Loan Cards and 01 Reading Room Cards.

Overdue charges

  1. Rs. 1.00 per day per volume for books on Home Issue.
  2. Rs. 3.00 per day per volume for books issued for Reading Room for the first three days. After three days, Rs.5.00 per day is charged.

Defacement/ Mutilation of Books/Other Reading Materials

  1. Defacement/mutilation of books/other reading materials is a punishable offense.

Loss of Library Books

  1. In case of loss of a Library book, the concerned member has to replace the book along with a processing charge of Rs.15.00.

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