EGC has a Central Library System. It serves as a central service unit to facilitate help in creation of new knowledge through acquisition, organization and dissemination of information. The Library offers a wide range of materials in a variety of formats i.e. from traditional books and serials to e-books and networked information covering all disciplines of Science,Technology, Humanities, Management,Education, Physical Education, Spiritualism and many more in an Open Access System. Library has mutual relation with other major libraries for resource sharing.
Apart from acquisitioned books, periodicals, theses and project reports, library user has access to electronic journals and e-Books.
In-house operations of the library are automated. It has its own digital section to access e-resources. On-line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) is available to know the status of books and other documents in the library. Skilled library staff assists to use resources and to retrieve information on specific topics of the Users. Library is a learning space where faculty, research scholars and students are motivated to explore, acquire and create information. In addition, the library extends apprenticeship to the students of librarianship to have working experience using Library Management Software.
All Working Days : 09.00 AM to 02.40 PM
1st & 3rd Saturday : 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM
Library members enjoy the privilege of borrowing books. The Students and Employees of EGC can enroll themselves as members by filling a prescribed application form and agreeing to abide by the rules. Others can use the library material only with special permission of Librarian. Borrower’s cards, given to registered members are strictly non transferable and are to be renewed every year.
Anyone found creating indiscipline in the library or misbehaving with the library staff will be debarred from the library for the next fifteen days and in serious cases membership will be cancelled and disciplinary action will be taken. Students or any other person found taking books out of the library without authorization will be punished with a heavy fine and disciplinary action will be initiated.
Normal check-out/check-in of library reading material is suspended half an hour before closing of Circulation Counter. Reading material can be loaned out to the departments for its consultation and reference. The Librarian can recall any library reading material at any time if necessity arises. The number of books, a borrower can take except dissertation/thesis/project report, and the period for which one can retain is as follows :
|Category Of Member
|No. Of Books
|Period Of Loan
|1 Month (3 books for Semester)
|Non teaching staff
As a special case, Periodicals/Reference Books will be issued for overnight only. Documents borrowed for overnight must be returned within an hour of the opening of library on the next working day.
Following charges are recovered for the loss of library material
Members are free to recommend new books or journals for the library and to suggest improvement in library services by dropping suggestions in the Suggestion Box.