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Debra Thana Sahid Khudiram Smriti Mahavidyalaya

Gangaramchak, P.O.: Chakshyampur, District: Paschim Medinipur, PIN: 721124.

(Affiliated to the Vidyasagar University)

Debra Thana Sahid Khudiram Smriti Mahavidyalaya

About Library

About Library


Central Library of Debra Thana S.K.S Mahavidyalay has started with the establishment of this college in the year 2006. Since then it has grown in size and content along with the university to take the present shape. It is situated in ground floor and acquired. Library has more than 10000 books including text books and reference books.

With the developments in Information and Communication Technologies, the behavioral characteristics of the library users have been changing rapidly and the library is trying its best to adapt with the technological advancement. The Central Library has developed computer based information storage and retrieval system in the multi-user environment using SOUL software; an Integrated Library Management Software package. The identity of all books and the library users are fully bar-coded and all Library house-keeping operations like, acquisition, cataloguing, circulation and periodicals services have been automated with the help of KOHA. The book database is accessible through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue).

The central library of Vidyasagar University, being a member of UGC-Infonet Digital Library Consortium, provides online access to more than 7 thousand peer-reviewed full text journals and database services. It has also a good collection of Electronic books in its Digital Resource Centre.

Central library now subscribe the e-resources of INFLIBNET Centre called N-List which includes more than about 6000 e-journals and 1300000 e-books of different renowned publisher.



Library Staff


Librarian : Mrs. Sanjukta Sahoo Maiti

Phone : 7001656383
Email : sanjuktasahoo2@gmail.com.
Qualification: BSc , Blisc, Mlisc, UGC NET, WB SET.
Sepecialization: Bibliometrics

Paper published:
1.Trend Of Public Library Research In India: A Bibliometric Study in Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal) ISSN no 1522-0222 and UGC journal no.4641

2. Citation Mapping of Advances In Anthropology in Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal) ISSN no 1522-0222 and UGC journal no.4641

3. Applicability of Bradford’s Law on Anthropological Journals published in Journal of Indian Library Association ISSN no 2277-5145 and UGC journal no. 41863

Paper presented:
1. “International conference on Marching beyond the libraries : managerial skills & technological competencies” organized by KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar during 16th -17th November.

2. UGC &RRRLF Sponsored national Seminar on “Retrieval from Peril : Towards resurrection of public library in West Bengal” organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University.

3. UGC &RRRLF Sponsored national Seminar entitled “the symbolic reciprocation between school library: rejuvenation of people’s university in knowledge society” organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University.

4. RRRLF sponsored two day national seminar on “Role of public library in archiving the cultural heritage of Bengal “.

5. UGC sponsored tow day national seminar on “Bonding of People’s Knowledge and People’s University : pre-requisites of knowledge economy” Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University.

6. UGC sponsored national seminar on “Road map for ensuring the quality of Library and Information Science Education and Research”. Organized by Central Library K.D College of Commerce and General Studies, Midnapur.

Workshop attended:
1. One day workshop on ‘Training and Awareness for e-journal and e-literature under J-Gate organized by Central Library, Vidyasagar University.

2. Sate level workshop on Library Automation (KOHA), Application of RFID and DSPACE organized by Central Library K.D College of Commerce and General Studies, Midnapur


Assistant Librarian : Mrs Babita Bhunia Samanta

Email:bhuniababita@gmail.com
Qualification: BSc. Blisc, Mlisc



Library Hours


Working hour of Central Library is 10.30-4.30 pm from Monday to Friday and 10.30-2.00pm in Saturday



Library Committee


Convener : Mrs. Sanjukta Sahoo Maiti (Librarian)
Members: All HOD / In-Charge
Dr. Pankoj Kanti Sarkar
Dr. Udayan Bhattacharya
Prof. Debobrata Ghorai



Library Rules


1. Only regular students can check out the books from Central Library
2. Library is open in all working days, except holidays.
3. Working hour of Central Library is 10.30-4.30 pm from Monday to Friday and 10.30-2.00pm in Saturday.
4. Library card is mandatory at the time of checking out of books from Central Library.
5. The students of pass course can check out only one book at a time and students of honors course can check out 2 books at a time.
6. Books should be returned within 15 days otherwise Rs. 1 /day will be charged.
7. The books, documents should be handled very carefully otherwise if found the document has damaged the patron have to replace the same book.
8. Documents of reading room like syllabus, daily news paper, and old question paper, magazines are not for home issue. The documents have to return at the same day of issue.

Note: Every students of the college have to issue the library card, otherwise 100 rupees will be fined.
Every patron have to check out at least 5 books from central library otherwise 10 rupees per due books will be fined.