पुस्तकालय, रानी धर्म कुँवर राजकीय महाविद्यालय दल्लावाला, खानपुर (हरिद्वार)

Library, Rani Dharm Kunwar Government Degree College, Dallawala, Khanpur (Haridwar)

About the Library
Library Timings
Digital Library
Library Rules
Important Link's
Library Memberships

About the Library

Welcome to College Library: The Library was set up in 2015 to support the teaching-learning process in the College, and since then the library has been consistently making efforts to develop a strong collection of learning resources and to provide access to knowledge through its services. The library is broadly divided into two parts, Reading Section and Circulation Section. Both sections separately have a good number of printed documents, including textbooks, reference books. The circulation section consists of books of all the UG/PG courses covered by the different classes of the college and one can issue a designated number of books from this section.

In order to support the teaching in the college, the library is working on to subscribe both print and electronic based journals.

About e-Granthalaya

e-Granthalaya: A Digital Agenda for Automation and Networking of Government Libraries - is a Digital Platform developed and maintained by National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. Under the platform, NIC Provides Library Management Software with Digital Library Module and Cloud Hosting facility to Government Libraries on request basis. The Software is a Cloud Ready Application; and uses PostgreSQL - an Open Source DBMS as back-end solution. The Software is multi-lingual, UNICODE compliant, provides an online data entry solution and compliance with library standards.

ई-ग्रन्थालय: सरकारी पुस्तकालयों के स्वचालन और नेटवर्किंग के लिए एक डिजिटल एजेंडा - राष्ट्रीय सूचना विज्ञान केंद्र, इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स और सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार द्वारा विकसित और बनाए रखा गया एक डिजिटल प्लेटफ़ॉर्म है। प्लेटफॉर्म के तहत, एनआईसी अनुरोध के आधार पर सरकारी लाइब्रेरी को डिजिटल लाइब्रेरी मॉड्यूल और क्लाउड होस्टिंग सुविधा के साथ लाइब्रेरी प्रबंधन सॉफ्टवेयर प्रदान करता है। सॉफ्टवेयर एक क्लाउड रेडी एप्लीकेशन है; और एक मुक्त स्रोत DBMS - PostgreSQL का उपयोग करता है। सॉफ्टवेयर बहुभाषी है, UNICODE अनुरूप है, लाइब्रेरी मानकों के साथ ऑनलाइन डेटा प्रविष्टि समाधान और अनुपालन प्रदान करता है। ई-ग्रंथालय का यह क्लस्टर छात्रों और संकायों को विभिन्न ई-लाइब्रेरी सेवाएं प्रदान करने के लिए राज्य में राजकीय महाविद्यालयों के पुस्तकालयों के कम्प्यूटरीकरण के लिए समर्पित है। इस उद्देश्य के लिए एनआईसी, भारत सरकार के सहयोग से ई-ग्रंथालय 4.0 को वर्तमान तक राज्य के 5 राजकीय विश्वविद्यालयों, 02 राजकीय विश्वविद्यालय परिसर व 116 राजकीय महाविद्यालयों (37 स्नातकोत्तर एवं 79 स्नातक) तथा 05 अनुदानित महाविद्यालयों में लागू कर दिया गया है जो एनआईसी क्लाउड में होस्ट किया गया है और इसका उपयोग ऑनलाइन डेटा प्रविष्टि और संचालन के लिए किया जाता है। यह क्लस्टर MOPAC - Mobile Responsive OPAC और e-Granthalaya Mobile App का उपयोग करके पुस्तकालय सदस्यों को सार्वजनिक डोमेन और डिजिटल लाइब्रेरी सेवाओं में ई-कैटलॉग की सुविधा प्रदान करता है।

This Cluster of e-Granthalaya is dedicated to computerization of Government Colleges in the state in order to provide various e-Library services to the students and faculties. For this purpose, e-Granthalaya 4.0 from NIC has been implemented in all government colleges in the state which is hosted in NIC Cloud and is utilized LIVE for online data entry and circulation. This cluster provides access of e-Catalog in public domain and Digital Library services to library members using MOPAC - Mobile Responsive OPAC and e-Granthalaya Mobile App. The library has made significant developments in terms of integrating ICT in library services; the library is using e-Granthalaya 4.0. (Integrated Library Management Software) for its housekeeping and other activities.

Library Timings

The College library remain Open from Monday – Saturday (10-AM to 05-PM) Excluding Public holidays.

Digital Library

(i) WEB OPAC https://eg4.nic.in/ukhed/OPAC/Default.aspx?LIB_CODE=GGDCKPR

Click the Link above and see collection of RDK GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE KHANPUR LIBRARY.

Click the Link above and see collection of Digital Library of RDK GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE KHANPUR LIBRARY.

(iii) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nic.eg4mobile
Click the Link above and you can install Android based Mobile App for e-Library

EDII Library and Information Centre - Credentials for Institutional Repository

Library & Information Centre Webpage: http://library.ediindia.ac.in/

EDI LIC Integrated Search Tool : - http://vufind.library.ediindia.ac.in/vufind/

Website: www.ediindia.org

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=lBS0GbMAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ganapathi_Batthini/publications

SSRN: http://ssrn.com/author=957277

Library Rules

1. Students are allowed to Library only on production of their authorized college ID cards.
2. No personal belongings allowed inside the library.
3. Enter your name and sign in the entrance register kept at the entrance counter while using the library.
4. Strict silence to be maintained and no group study allowed inside the library.
5. Using mobile phones is strictly prohibited in the library premises.
6. Books should be handled with care. Marking on the books, tearing pages etc are most objectionable and may lead to initiation of stringent disciplinary action on the member.
7. Issuance of library books is limited to two for students.
8. Returns of books are mandatory before the due date mentioned in the due date. A fine of Rs.2/- per day will be levied for overdue books.
9. Borrowed books are non-transferable and a borrower shall remain responsible for material issued to him/ her until it is returned.
10. Reference books, journals and magazines are only for consultation within the library and are not to be taken out of library premise.
11. The librarian may recall any book from any member at any time and the member shall return the same immediately.
12. Users should obey the library rules and regulations. Violation of rules and any act of misbehaviour to the library staff will lead to strong disciplinary action.

1. छात्रों को उनके अधिकृत कॉलेज आईडी कार्ड के उत्पादन पर ही पुस्तकालय में जाने की अनुमति है।
2. पुस्तकालय के अंदर किसी भी निजी सामान की अनुमति नहीं है।
3. पुस्तकालय का उपयोग करते समय अपना नाम दर्ज करें और प्रवेश काउंटर पर रखे प्रवेश रजिस्टर में हस्ताक्षर करें।
4. सख्त मौन रखा जाना चाहिए और पुस्तकालय के अंदर किसी भी समूह अध्ययन की अनुमति नहीं है।
5. पुस्तकालय परिसर में मोबाइल फोन का प्रयोग पूर्णत: प्रतिबंधित है।
6. पुस्तकों को सावधानी से संभालना चाहिए। पुस्तकों पर अंकन करना, पृष्ठों को फाड़ना आदि सबसे अधिक आपत्तिजनक हैं और इससे सदस्य पर कड़ी अनुशासनात्मक कार्रवाई की जा सकती है।
7. छात्रों के लिए पुस्तकालय की पुस्तकों का निर्गमन दो तक सीमित है।
8. नियत तिथि में उल्लिखित नियत तिथि से पहले पुस्तकों की वापसी अनिवार्य है। अतिदेय पुस्तकों के लिए प्रतिदिन 2/- रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया जाएगा।
9. उधार ली गई पुस्तकें अहस्तांतरणीय हैं और एक उधारकर्ता उसे जारी की गई सामग्री के लिए तब तक जिम्मेदार रहेगा जब तक कि वह वापस नहीं हो जाती।
10. संदर्भ पुस्तकें, पत्रिकाएं और पत्रिकाएं केवल पुस्तकालय के भीतर परामर्श के लिए हैं और पुस्तकालय परिसर से बाहर नहीं ली जानी चाहिए।
11. पुस्तकालयाध्यक्ष किसी भी सदस्य से किसी भी समय किसी भी पुस्तक को वापस ले सकता है और सदस्य उसे तुरंत वापस कर देगा।
12. उपयोगकर्ताओं को पुस्तकालय के नियमों और विनियमों का पालन करना चाहिए। नियमों का उल्लंघन और पुस्तकालय के कर्मचारियों के साथ दुर्व्यवहार के किसी भी कार्य के लिए कड़ी अनुशासनात्मक कार्रवाई की जाएगी।

General Rules

  • Library is open to bonafide Students of the college only.
  • Membership is automatically conferred to all the faculty members, research scholars or a student on his / her joining the College and remains valid for his/ her full tenure.
  • All faculty members, non-teaching staff, and students shall complete the Library Membership Form and submit the same to the Librarian duly recommended/signed by HOD.
  • The Member should produce his/her ID card for borrowing library documents.
  • Borrowing rights of members are not transferable.
  • Entry in Library premises is allowed only after verifying the Identity Card.
  • A member must enter his / her name and time of entry and put his / her signatures legibly in the register kept at the entrance for the purpose as a token of his acceptance to abide by the library rules.

Following articles that may cause undue inconvenience to other members are strictly prohibited inside the premises of the library:

  • Private books and printed matters other than belonging to library,
  • Mobile phones, computer stationery, compact discs,
  • Umbrella, briefcases, boxes and such other articles.
  • These may be kept outside in the property counter by members at their own risk.
  • Library shall not be responsible for any loss or damages of the personal belongings of the user.
  • All users must maintain a peaceful environment of study within and around the library.
  • Talking, eating, smoking, using a mobile phone or sleeping is strictly prohibited.
  • The Librarian reverse the right to suspend the membership of any member found misbehaving with the library staff or with any other member.

No Dues Certificate

Clearance: “No Dues Certificate / Clearance Certificate” should be obtained from the library while leaving the College. Result or degree or dues cannot be released to members unless all borrowings are returned.

Rules for the use of Library Materials

  • Reading materials may be used within Library premises or borrowed for external use.
  • Magazines, Journals, Newspapers, Reference Materials and rare books will be issued only for reading within the library.
  • Borrowers are requested for safe & careful use of Library documents and must ensure that the library documents borrowed by them are maintained in sound condition. The borrower will be held responsible for any damage of the document(s) and he / she may have to replace the same or pay the damage as per rules of the library.
  • In the case of loss / damage of a Library book, it has to be replaced by the latest edition of the same or double cost of the entire volume must be paid. In the case of loss of a single part of a multi-volume publication, entire set will be recovered /replaced from the borrower.
  • No user shall write, or make any mark upon, fold or damage any document of the library if found doing so necessary action shall be taken as per rule.
  • The borrowed documents must be returned by the member on or before the due date or earlier if demanded by the library.
  • It is the sole right of the library to issue or not issue or not re-issue any book. No document shall be returned on the day of issue.
  • Any violation of these Library Rules shall lead to forfeiture of the membership of the concerned member. Appropriate disciplinary action may also be imposed.
  • These rules are subject to revision/updation from time to time without assigning any reason.

Important Link's

1. Digital Libraries

The patrons have access to vast number of digital contents from several digital libraries across the globe. Some of the digital libraries are given below:

1.1. World Digital Library (WDL): WDL is Launched by UNESCO and 32 partner institutions in 2009. WDL Makes available free of cost multilingual digital material from different countries and cultures around the world. Has 19,147 items from 193 countries. Includes maps, rare books, sound recordings, photographs etc. To Access WDL please click World Digital Library

1.2. National Digital Library of India (NDLI): National Digital Library of India is hosted by IIT Kharagpur, its project under Ministry of Human Resource Development. NDLI integrates all existing Digitized/digital content of the nation and provides one single window access with e-learning facility. It provides free/open access to learning resources and has User Group from primary to higher education, includes • Study at home, Books in Science, Humanities, Mgt, Engineering, law, literature. • School /CBSE Board Books and learning content • Covid-19 Research Repository • Featured Collections: Talks / Webinars Ancient Indian Art You can access the national digital library here NDLI.

1.3. National Science Digital Library: National Science Digital Library (NSDL) aims to provide comprehensive S & T Information to students of science, engineering and technology in the country. It’s a project of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). NSDL provides curriculum-based content to address the information needs of the undergraduate students of science and Technology. The content creation and development for NSDL has gone through rigorous procedures to make available quality content for the students. Authored by eminent teachers and validated by renowned faculty in Indian universities and colleges. To access National Science Digital Library please click NSDL.

2. E-Books: Patrons have access to several e-books in different subjects on various platforms, some of which are mentioned below.

2.1. Project Gutenberg: Online library of free e-books: Is Online library of open access e-books. Founded by Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg in 1971 its mission is to encourage creation & distribution of e-books. Patrons can easily access, and no special Apps are required to read the e-Books. Searches can be made by Author, Title, Subject, Language, Type, and even popularity. You have options to explore frequently downloaded top 100 books, or recently added new e-books. This library has Offline catalogue: A handy e-book listing. To explore free e-books please click Project Gutenberg

2.2. Hathi Trust: E-books: Hathi Trust is a Partnership of Academic and Research institutions, it offers collection of millions of titles of books in different subjects digitized from libraries around the world. To explore interesting e-books please click Hathi Trust.

2.3. Google books: The Google Books Library Project offers many Free Books available on public domain. It aims at scanning and making searchable the collection of several major research libraries, along with bibliographic, snippets of text from a book are often viewable. Books out of copyright and in the public domain is fully available to read or download. To Access books from Google please click Google books.

3. References Sources

3.1. Directories

3.1.1. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): DOAJ is a directory of open access journals, launched in 2003. It is an independent nonprofit organization managed by Infrastructure Services for Open Access (Community interest company) based in UK. DOAJ database contains over 15,000 peer reviewed Open Access Journals covering all areas of Science, Technology, Medicines, Social science arts and humanities. To access DOAJ journal please click here DOAJ.

3.1.2. Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): DOAB is a directory of Open Access Books; it is non-profit legal entity under Dutch law established by OAPEN Foundation and Open Edition in 2012 in close cooperation with DOAJ. The Foundation is based at the National Library in the Hague. It is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services and data is freely available. To access please click DOAB.

3.2. Thesaurus and Dictionaries

3.2.1. Merriam Online Dictionary and Thesaurus: Online Merriam Dictionary and Merriam Thesaurus, is Thesaurus/Dictionary by Merriam –Webster, it searches more than 2,75,000 related words, synonyms/ antonyms, gives Meanings and Sample sentences on how words are used etc. To access this dictionary and thesaurus please click Merriam Online.

3.2.2. Your Dictionary: Your Dictionary brings 16 authoritative sources of definitions and meanings including Webster’s New World College Dictionary and The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language and The American Heritage Dictionary of English language. Your Dictionary Thesarus can also help you to find right word for a letter or essay or synonyms from trusted sources like Webster’s New World Roget A to Z Thesaurus. To explore please click Your Dictionary.