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About Library

About Library

The Central Library of the DGC is renowned for its rich, rare and special collection since its inception. The library has more than 70000 books (excluding 25000 books of seminar libraries) as its core collection, comprises of all subjects being taught in the college along with many rare books related to Himalayan region and its ecology and culture. Currently the library is in the process of implementation of Koha LMS and very soon the users will get the services through the automation system.



The library has very well-defined and user-friendly circulation, resource sharing policies and guidelines to meet the requirements of the DGC community.

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01 Circulation Rules and Policy  Download


Total area of the Central Library is 4160 sq. ft. (approx.). The books are stacked in two floors of the building and the reading hall is attached with stack room which provides easy access to the required books.



At present, total number of current user is 3700 approx. The central library has seating capacity of 100 at the reading hall which is usually occupied from 10:30am to 4pm by the users for reference reading purpose. The library has multiple level reading spaces for the users. Reference books for each domain are available for users in the reading hall.



Days Reading Hall Time Circulation time
Monday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm (April to September)
10:30 am to 4:30 pm (October to March)
11 am to 1 pm
Saturday 10 am to 1:30 pm Only return
Sunday and Holidays Close Close

During vacations the Library remains closed as all the departments remain closed during winter vacation of Darjeeling.



College has a Library Sub-Committee having 16 members under Teachers’ Council. The composition of the sub-committee is provided below:

Sl.No. Designation Post
1. Principal Chairperson
2. Librarian Convener
3. Secretary, Teachers’ Council Ex-officio Member, Members (Teaching staffs from Arts, Commerce, Science Departments)

Library Sub-Committee organizes meetings for planning the development of Central as well as Departmental Seminar Library.

For departmental seminar library, respective departmental teaching staffs are appointed as Seminar Library-in-charge.



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01 Library Committee  Download