Library Sections

Acquisition Section

This section is mainly responsible for acquisition of books. It collects the approvals or recommendations from faculty members reviewed by Library Committee member of different departments. Based on the approvals or recommendation, the library interacts and places order to empanelled vendors of the University of Delhi. Then, the books are accessioned in this section and transferred to the Technical Processing Section for cataloguing, classification and indexing & database entry.

Processing Section

This section is responsible for processing of procured books and acts as a bridge between Acquisition and Circulation Section. This section classifies and catalogues of the procured books and sends the covers of books for display in New Arrivals Display Area for two weeks’ period. After two weeks, Old covers replaced with new covers and this process remains continue every year. All processed books are kept in stacks for circulation. A core list of the processed books of every subject has been prepared and mail to concern Library Committee Member in the end of the year.

Periodical Section

This section is mainly responsible for subscription and renewal of Print Journals, Magazines and Newspapers. This section is also responsible for following the publisher / vendor for non-receiving issues, sending reminders and final disposal for issues not received by the library. In the end of year, a core list of the loose issues of periodicals is prepared and sent for binding.

Membership Section

This section is responsible for enrolment the user, send reminder for overdue, issue No dues/Clearance Certificate etc.

Circulation Section

This section is mainly responsible for circulation (issue-return) of documents and reservation of books to the users of the Library. This section acts as a bridge between users and books.

Reference Section

This section is mainly helping users to find their required information from various sources and also manage reference collection of Library.  This section bridges the gap between the users and the information resources.

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