Collections

  • More than - 36,000 books
  • Gifted Books – G3375
  • E-books 162
  • E-journal databases – 28 ( more than 32000 e-journals approximately)
  • Online Research Journals -89
  • Print Research Journals – 52
  • Print Magazines- ?
  • English and Hindi Newspapers – 11 (3 Hindi & 8 English newspapers)
  • Membership of DELNET to access 2,28,45,202 books and 37847 periodicals
  • Membership of UGC/INFLIBNET

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (LAC)

 

Terms of Reference

 

Purpose

 

LAC plays an advisory and advocacy role regarding the Library on matters of general policy, planning, programs, goals, and objectives in its support of teaching, learning, research and community‐building needs of the University.

 

Objectives

  • Facilitating communication with and obtaining feedback from the university community on library collections, programs, services, infrastructure, and communication mechanisms.
  • To provide a forum for discussing University library and its community’s needs and expectations for information.
  • To act as advocates for the Library in university‐wide decision‐making groups
  • To advise the library on policy matters concerning services, resources and facilities
  • To provide an opportunity to raise and discuss initiatives in the provision of library and information services
  • To facilitate communication between the Library and the community it serves

Responsibilities

 

The Committee within the framework of the overall strategic policies of the University shall:

  • Advises and reviews library policies for instruction, resources, services, and the facility
  • Advises regarding library services, especially innovation, for the campus community
  • Discuss and evaluate budgetary issues for books, journals, databases, media, e-resources etc.
  • Reviews benchmarking reports with peer institutions for resources, staffing, and services
  • Ensures the library is connected with and supports the University’s academic programs.
  • Represent the views of the Library’s stakeholders on library and information services
  • Deliberate and advise on the direction and development of policies for library and information services to ensure the best possible support is provided
  • Recommend new collections and promote contributions to link Institutional Knowledge at AUD by AUD community for the dissemination and preservation of AUD’s intellectual and institutional knowledge
  • Support the Library’s efforts in ensuring financial accountability and responsibility in the provision of library collections
  • Propose and champion opportunities in bringing together AUD community in the Library to advance knowledge and information sharing
  • Promote the Library to the internal and external community
  • Report to the VC on significant matters

Tenure and Frequency of Meetings

 

Members will serve a three‐year term

 

Meetings will be held three times a year and special ad hoc meetings may be held as requested by members.

 

Prof. Geeta Venkataraman

(Chair-Person)

Prof. Salil Misra

(Vice-Chair)

Dr. Debal C. Kar

Secretary

Dr. Satyaketu Sankrit

Member

Mr. Shiv Kumar

Member

Dr. Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya

Member

Dr. Dhiraj Kumar Nite

Member

Dr. Balchand Prajapati

Member

Mr. Wrick Mitra

Member

Dr. Rukmini Sen 

Member

Ms. Kopal Chaube

Member

Dr. Shubhra Nagalia

Member

Dr. Ishita Mehrotra 

Member

Dr. Manish Jain 

Member

Dr. Suchitra Balasubrahmanyam 

Member

Dr. Kartik Dave                  

Member

Dr. Rajan Krishnan    

Member

Dr. Sheetal Nagpal  

Member

Mr. Surajit Sarkar  

Member

Mr. Ashis Roy           

Member

Ms. Alka Rai

Member