Kiang Nangbah Government College

Government of Meghalaya

ABOUT THE LIBRARY



KIANG NANGBAH GOVERNMENT COLLEGE (KNGC) library was previously known as Jowai Government College Library. This very same library started functioning right from the inception of this college i.e., since the year 1967 and extended its services to the students, faculty and staff .At that time, even though the college was funtioning in a rented house, it really has developed an excellent collection of books, journals, magazines, government publications, and other publication sources relating to the courses of study. It has added value to its growth and development as the backbone of any modern educational system. Today KNGC Library is funtioning in the college building. It has two sections, one for textbooks and the other for reference. Its strives to achieve the relevant sources of information to meet the end-users need and expectation as well as to accomplish the mission statement of its parent organization.


OBJECTIVES: As a part and parcel of the institution, its main objectives are primarily to serve the educational programme of the college itself. It is only through libraries that the students can be properly prepared to face the challenges of the present information age, in order to cope up with the present educational structure and pressure of competition. Thus, the basic aim of this college library is to provide the relevant sources of information to end-users relating to the instructional programmes to achieve its end result.


As far as information technology is concerned, the library is on the way to automate its collection, and is still at the initial stage which may take some time more to complete the process. Besides other facilities, there is also a provision of computer facilities so that the students can access the internet. Moreover, Reprographic Service is also provided through in house photocopying for the documents available in the library subject to copyright restrictions. In this present era of information needs, it attempts to meet the entire educational needs of the teaching requirements based on the curriculum process of the institutions, as the quality of teaching and learning process depends on the resources and services of the college library activities.

LIBRARY RULES:

  1. Students will not be allowed entry to the College Library without valid Identity Cards.
  2. A student is permitted to take a maximum of three books against the ID card in an academic year.
  3. Time period of keeping possession of the issued books is 15 (fifteen) days and the same have to be returned or renewed after the said time, otherwise a fine of Rs. 5.00 per day will be levied.
  4. All books borrowed, have to be returned to the Library after the Selection Examinations so as to allow stock taking and verification.
  5. Staff members (Teaching and Non-Teaching) are permitted to borrow a maximum of eight books during an academic year.
  6. Staff who wish to continue to keep possession of the books need to renew the same after every academic session.
  7. In case of books being lost or damaged (by staff or students), the same has to be replaced. In the event of non-availability of the particular lost book in the market, one is required to pay double the price of the book.
  8. Members collecting books are required to check the state of the books taken, any damage reported at the time of return will not entertained.
  9. For statistical purpose, an attendance register is maintained by the Library for both students and staff. All are required to enter their details on each visit to the library.
  10. There is a course book section maintained in the library. Both students and staff are allotted only one book for a period of seven days.
  11. A fine of Rs. 50 per day would be charged for a course book if not returned within the said period.
  12. Mobile phones are strictly prohibited in the library as in the college campus.
  13. No personal books/belongings are allowed into the library.
  14. The internet facility in the library is to be used by the students for academic purpose only. Library staff are authorized to monitor and correct students who use the same otherwise.
  15. At a time a student is allowed a maximum of one hour on the internet, if there are others waiting for the same.
  16. Students who miss classes and are found surfing the internet in the library may be brought to the notice of the Principal and the Department concerned by the library staff.
  17. On all working days the College Library will remain opened from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Students are requested to take advantage of the facilities.

LIBRARY COMMITTEE:

CHAIRMAN: PRINCIPAL

VICE-CHAIRMAN VICE-PRINCIPAL

MEMBER SECRETARY: SMT. L. KHARPURIA

MEMBERS:

  1. SMT.B. SYIEMLIEH
  2. SMT. M. NONGRANG
  3. SMT.J.L. LAMARE
  4. SMT. P. MUKHIM
  5. SMT.B. NONGSIEJ
  6. SMT. V.S.S YIEM
  7. SHRI B. LYNKHOI
  8. SMT. M. LYNGWA
  9. SMT J. DKHAR
  10. DY. LIBRARIAN