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The University Library is on a rapid and consistent path of expansion and development since its inception in 2009, catering to the learning and research requirements of teachers and students of the university. Carefully designed with elegant modular furniture, the library presently has over 48952 titles and subscribes to 38 international and national print journals, the University Library subscribes to a large number of electronic journals through the e-ShodhSindhu Consortium and independently apart from subscribing to 7231 full text online journals through the e-ShodhSindhu Consortium and independently, with access to American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Annual Reviews, JSTOR, Oxford University Press, Project Muse, Sage, Springer Link, Taylor & Francis, Wiley-Blackwell etc. The University Library has access to all important full text data base  including Indiastat.com, DELNET Online, ISID (The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development), JCCC (J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium), Manuparta, Web of Science etc. It is fully air-conditioned and is located at a central place in the Academic Block with state-of-the-art seating facility, apart from a quiet and restoring ambience. The interior of the library is enabled with Wi-Fi connectivity allowing the users to work within the library by accessing both offline and online resources. This University Library is equipped with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Electro Magnetic Security System (EMSS) providing automated self-service facility for the users and high end security. It is also equipped with an advanced Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) and modern reprographic facilities.

Library Sections

General Book Section
Text Book Section
Reference Book Section
Regional Language Section
Donated Book Section
Braille Section
Thesis and Dissertations Section
Audio-Video Section
Newspaper Corner
Maps and Atlas Section

Digital Initiatives

Knowledge Repository:   http://kr.cup.edu.in
Off-Campus Access:  http://idp.cup.edu.in
CUP Faculty Profiles:  http://cup.irins.org
Learning Management System https://lms.cup.edu.in
  Web Opac http://Web Opac

 

Library Collections

The library collection consists of Books, Reference Books, Text Books, Print Journals, Newspapers, M.Phil Dissertations, E-Journals & Databases, CD ROM/DVDs.

Sr. No. Resources Total
01 Books 48952
02 E-Books (free kindle edition) 35,000
E-Books (subscribed) 1622
03 E-Journals , 7231
04 Print Journals  38
05 Thesis and Dissertation 1961
06 Newspapers and Magazines 35
07 CD-ROM/DVD 481

Library Services

Reprographic services: University Library provides reprographic services to the users for photocopying library materials
Reference Service: It provides the users with directional assistance in locating books and resources.
Inter-library Loan (ILL): Assistance to access materials and resources from the networking libraries through DELNET.
Current Awareness Service (CAS): Updating the users with the latest information in the academic front and new arrivals to the library. 
Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI): Provides information and updates to the interested users on specific theme/area/topic as required. 
Binding: Provides binding service to the users for official purposes. 

E-Books 

Category No. of Title URL Description
Sage Education Collection 1290 e-Books  (List of Titles) https://sk.sagepub.com/ PMMMNMTT Project fund by Education department in the year 2018-19
Taylor & Francis Collection

1. Computer Science,

2. Plant Science

3. Pharmaceutical Science 

 

246 e-Books (List of Titles)

48 e-Books (List of Titles)

 

38 e-Books (List of Titles)

How to Use

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/ Library Budget in the Year 2018-19 
EBSCO

38 e-Books (List of Titles)

6000 complimentary e-Books  (List of Titles)

https://search.ebscohost.com/ Library Budget in the Year 2021-22 
McGraw Hill 22 e-Books ((List of Titles)  https://www.expresslibrary.mheducation.com/ Library Budget in the Year 2021-22 

 

E-Journals 

Publisher URL No of Title
American Chemical Society http://pubs.acs.org/ 49
American Institute of Physics https://www.aip.org/ 19
American Physical Society http://publish.aps.org/browse.html 15
Annual Reviews http://www.annualreviews.org/ 43
Economic & Political Weekly http://www.epw.in/ 1
JSTOR http://www.jstor.org/ 2585
Oxford University Press http://www.oxfordjournals.org/ 262
Nature http://www.nature.com/nature/index.html 01
Project Muse http://muse.jhu.edu/browse/ 493
Springer Link http://link.springer.com/ 1746
Taylor & Francis http://www.tandfonline.com/ 1079
Wiley-Blackwell http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ 908
Sage http://journals.sagepub.com/ 30

E-Databases 

Publisher Description

Scopus

https://www.scopus.com

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research.
ISID (The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development) http://isid.org.in/  Access to databases on various aspects of the Indian economy, particularly industry and the corporate sector and On-line Indexes of Indian Social Science Journals (OLI).
Web of Science
https://webofknowledge.com
Web of Science is an online subscription-based scientific citation indexing service maintained by Thomson Reuters that provides a comprehensive citation search.

SciFinder

How to use 

 

About SciFinder-n:

SciFinder-n is world class research discovery tool designed especially for use by faculties and students to get quick and easy access to the Chemical Abstracts – a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary database with access since 1850.

SciFinder-n is essential for faculty and students in their research work, collaboration opportunities and also helps in writing manuscript for papers by providing facts and citations.

SciFinder-n Content:

SciFinder-n covers references from year 1850 from more than 50000 Journals and full-text Patents from 64 patent issuing authorities. Additionally SciFinder covers more than 60 million value-added abstracts, 171 million organic/inorganic substances, 68 million sequences, more than 131 million chemical reactions, more than 3.5 billion property values from around 50 major global languages in the world.

SciFinder-n  is useful for departments like Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical sciences, Life Sciences, Biosciences, Nano sciences, Material sciences, Physics, Environmental sciences and many others.  

NDL e-Resources

 

Publisher Description

National Digital Library of India (NDLI)

https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/ 

National Digital Library of India (NDLI) is a virtual repository of learning resources which is not just a repository with search/browse facilities but provides a host of services for the learner community. It is sponsored and mentored by Ministry of Education, Government of India, through its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT).

World e-Book Library

http://community.worldlibrary.in/?AffiliateKey=NDL-MW1174 The 

 

World Library Foundation is the world's largest collection of Books and Articles in electronic format. Founded in 1996, the World Library Foundation is a global coordinated effort to preserve and disseminate digital facsimiles of historical books, classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other heritage works in a number of languages and countries around the world.

South Asia Archive (SAA)

http://www.southasiaarchive.com/ 

The South Asia Archive is a specialist digital platform providing global electronic access to culturally and historically significant literary material produced from within - and about - the South Asian region. It is not merely a repository, but a vehicle for targeted research, and one which has been intelligently structured to ensure efficient content discovery.

   

 E Books & Resources from 2015-2020

Inter Library Loan

JCCC (J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium)
http://jccc-indest.informindia.co.in /
JCCC provides a one point access to journals subscribed under UGC INFONET Digital library consortium as well as university libraries designated as Inter Library Loan (ILL) Centers.

Plagiarism prevention software

 

URKUND

 

/Ouriginal

ShodhShuddhi provides access to Plagiarism Detection Software (PDS) to all universities/Institutions.

https://secure.urkund.com/account/auth/login

https://www.ouriginal.com/login/ 

Trunitin 

Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, deter plagiarism, and improve student outcomes.

 https://cuptii.turnitin.com/home/sign-in

 

PROMOTION OF ACADEMIC INTEGRITY AND PREVENTION OF PLAGIARISM IN HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS - REGULATIONS, 2018

Library IT Infrastructure

SI.No. Particulars  Total Numbers
01 Computers 26
02 Servers 01
03 Printer for Library Users 01
04 Photocopier for Library Users 01
05 Book Eye 4 Scanner 01

 

 

Library Automation

The University Library is fully automated with Library Management Software SLIM21 which functions from cataloging to security protocols are integrated. The acquisition, cataloging, circulation, serials controlling, catalog access and security protocols come under the purview of automation. 
The Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) system in the University Library is enabled with LMS which allows cataloging of diverse resources such as books, journals, articles, slides, maps, audio/video, films, cassettes, texts, drawings, clippings, serial publications, softwares and so on.  OPAC enables searching through clusters like Author, Keyword, Subject, Class, Title, Publisher, Place of publication, Main entry, Material type, Place of conference, Subject name, ISBN / ISSN, Series titles, Serials title and Year of publication. It also supports circulation, acquisition, front desk operations, Serials Control and data entry in vernacular languages.

http://cupserver4/w27/  (Web OPAC)

The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

RFID system installed in the University Library is with the latest technology and configuration in this regard. It ensures efficient service delivery and security with minimum human input.  It is defined by the following features:

Durable RFID tags with 1,024-2,048 bits memory to enable cataloging and circulation.
Tattle Tapes security strips providing covert security to the library resources.
Pad Staff Workstation (PSW) which can be operated as a circulation desk or tag programming station.
Digital Library Assistant (DLA) to simplify shelf management tasks and making physical verification of resources easy.
Electromagnetic Detection System (EDS) offering state-of-the art protection to help secure valuable library materials marked with Tattle tapes security strips.
Self-Check system facilitating self-issuing, self-return and self-renewal by the users themselves.

Library Rules

The students, teachers and staff of the university are entitled for membership in the University Library. University library published library manual that deals with the important functions of   University Library and delineates policies about its activities such as collection, development, provision of information services and management of other academic support facilities. It is expected to bring clarity and uniformity in procedures and practices of the library and improve its efficiency, utility and services. The Manual link is given below:-
http://www.cup.edu.in/university_publications.php

Braille Section

The University Library has a separate Braille section for the visually challenged users. Books from various subjects like history, literature, religion, etc. are available in Braille script.

Kibo XS is a multi-lingual scanning & reading device that can seamlessly connect with any PC/Computer/Laptop as well any Android smartphone to read any printed or handwritten documents in audio across 11 Indian- English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Sanskrit and multiple overseas languages.

NVDA Screen reader allows blind and vision impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third party applications

Wireless over-ear headphones with minimal latency

Wheel Chair for needy user.

Library Timings

(w. e. f. 13th March 2021)

Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 8:00 Pm
Saturday and Sunday/
Gazetted holidays 9.30 AM to 6 PM

Reading Room 2nd Floor Timings

(w. e. f. 24th January 2022)

All Day 8:00 AM to 11:00 Pm



(Library will remain closed on 03 national Holidays i.e. Republic Day, Independence Day & Gandhi Jayanti )

 

Library Usage by teacher and students

Library Staff

Name

Designation

Brief work profile

Photo

Dr. Bhupinder Singh

Assistant Librarian

Day-to-Day Administration

Incharge Acquisition Section, E-resource & Plagiarism software.

Literature Search, Library Orientation,

 

Mr. Sadanand Kumar Choudhary

Professional Assistant

Acquisition Section, Braille Section, Shodhgaganga, Incharge of circulation & Biometrics and Reference Service

 

Mr. Ravinder Singh

Semi-Professional Assistant

ID card section, Cataloguing of books, No dues of students & Library Automation, Kindle issue /return.

 

Dr. Prachi Srivastava

Semi-Professional Assistant

LMS,  CUP-IRINS Faculty Profile, Off-campus access, updation on website. Periodical Section, EWYL,  Purchase of stationery items

 

Ms. Babita Yadav

Library Assistant

Faculty publications and Institutional Repository, Reference Service, Subscription of newspapers, violation of library rules, outside visitor & Library Footfall

 

Ms. Veerpal Kaur

Library Assistant

Accessioning of books (Donated Books, Purchase  and Project books ) Thesis & Dissertation. CD-DVD & Library DAK /Dispatch, Kindle issue /return.

 

Mr. Kishan Rai

Library Attendant

First floor, Computer Lab, Restoring of Books, Management of Periodicals, Reference Section, and reference services.

 

Mr. Sandeep Singh

Library Attendant

Accessioning of books, tagging, pasting, RFID Conversion, File Management, Assist in Technical Work & Library Office Work

 

Mr. Rajan Kumar

Library Attendant

Record of CL/RH, Assist the technical section, restoring the books on the 1st floor, cataloguing, serial entry, and assisting the stationary items. 

 

Mr. Jagjeet Singh (On Lien)

Library Attendant

On Lien

 

Mr. Baljeet Singh

Library Attendant (outsource)

Circulation section, Dak circulation, a record of reprographic account details, Record of daily footfall and update it on excel, assist in managing the old newspaper, Book Stack Area, Ground Floor, etc. 

 

Ms. Sapna Kumari

Library Attendant (outsource)

Reception, circulation, Book Stack Area, Ground Floor, etc. 

 

             We are at your service. Please contact the library staff for any help.

 

     Feedback, suggestions, and comments are welcome at library@cup.edu.in

 

Library Advisory Committee

  1. Hon'bl Vice Chancellor - Chairperson
  2. Registrar  
  3. Finance Officer 
  4. Dean Students Welfare  
  5. All Deans  
  6. Director 1QAC
  7. Prof. Sanjeev Kumar
  8. Dr Vipan Pal Singh 
  9. Dr Shashank Kumar 
  10. Dr. Bhupinder Singh- Member Secretary

Feedback, suggestions and comments are welcome at library@cup.edu.in Ph. +91 164-2864140