The Presidency University Library has a very unique and rich collection of books, periodicals and manuscripts as well as multimedia resources built over nearly two hundred years. This includes some of the rarest reference materials along with thousands of important documents and journals.
The University Library comprises two main units - i.e., - the Arts Library, the Science library alongside the individual departmental libraries. With the vast stock of old and rare books as well as the growing maintenance demands, plans for further infrastructural development and expansion are underway.
MissionThe primary mission of the library is to support the educational and research programs of the University by providing access to rich physical and digital repositories of learning resources. With its rare archives and the most current databases, the University library is designed to cater to the University's current and future teaching and research interests.
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Revised notice for library clearence
Notification for temporary change in Library opening
Notification for issuing books during Pandemic period (New)
Book Issue Form-Science Library
Book Issue Form-Arts Library
Notification for returning of library books during Pandemic Period
Notification regarding Suspension of Library Circulation Service during the Pandemic period
Notification for issuing books during Pandemic period
Book Issue Form-Science Library
Book Issue Form-Arts Library
‘Resurgence’ - an international webinar on the return of audience to museums on July 25th, 2020
Presidency University Library, Kolkata is organizing a Workshop on "New Paradigm Shift of Research and Learning with ProQuest" on 6th December, 2019 (Friday ) from 2 pm to 3 pm. at A.K. Basak Auditorium.
Workshop "Discover your e-Library" on 20th September Friday , 2.30 P.M at A. K Basak Auditorium.New
Library Orientation programme-2019 Notification and Programme schedule
Training cum User Awareness Programme on TURNITIN ORIGINALITY CHECK,7th January, 2019 at AJC Bose Auditorium from 2 pm to 4 pm
Library Orientation programme Notification and Programme schedule
World Scientific Press trial access till 26th September 2018
De Gruyter Online trial access till 14th October 2018
HSS (Humanities and Social Sciences ) e-journals collection of Brill is on trial till 20th July 2018
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"Students/Faculty/ Researchers (who are yet to register with National Digital Library of India, NDL) are hereby requested to fill the following Registration Form before 10th January 2018 to get the access to National Digital Library of India (NDL). For details of NDL, please visit https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
Scopus, the world's leading citation database is now on Trial
Bloomsbury Drama Online: Phase - II trial access till 30th October 2017 ,
Multidisciplinary resources useful for History, Philosophy, English and Performance Arts departments.
USER AWARENESS PROGRAME SHEDULE
This is to inform you that ProQuest E-Book Central, the premium Ebook database “E-Brary Academic Complete” (1,30,000 Books) is now available on complementary access from our University campus up to 4thSeptember, 2017. Access URL: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/presiuniv
McGraw-Hill Education has given a trial access on "Access Science" online resource till 11th June 2017 , Access Science : www.AccessScience.com
World e-Book Library , South Asia Archive (SAA)
Bloomsbury Drama Online trial access till 30th April 2017
Central science Library reading room will now remain open till 6 P.M and Circulation will be continued up to 5.30 P.M
EBSCO Discovery Services , World's highest use academic search gateway is now on trial
LIBRARY ORIENTATION PROGRAMME -2016
Awareness Program on Academic E-Resources at E-Class Room - Ground Floor, Science Library (Central Library Building) on 2nd September, 2016 (Friday) from 3 pm to 5 pm
Notice for Library Membership
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Online Products trial access till 31st August 2016
SAGE Knowledge trial access till 19th August 2016
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global (Trial up to 30th May 2016).
Proquest E-Book Central (Trial extended up to 30th May 2016).
Library, Presidency University, Kolkata cordially invites you all to
A One Day Training CUM User Awareness Programme on
‘Turnitin: Anti-plagiarism Web Tool’
Date: 5th April, 2016 (Tuesday).
Venue: AJC Bose Auditorium, Presidency University, Kolkata
Time: 11 am to 1 pm.
Proquest E-Book Central, the premium Ebook database is now available on trial from our University campus upto 10th April, 2016
8th March, 2016 1.30 PM -5.30PM.
The Library is going to organize a program on
e-Resources@Presidency: Developing better research environment
at AJC Bose Auditorium
Students/Faculty/ Researchers are hereby requested to fill the following Registration Form before 28th February 2016 to get the access to National Digital Library of India (NDL). For details of NDL, please visit https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/ and http://webcast.gov.in/nkn/iitkgp/.
Ten Nature Group of Journals
are now accessible from Presidency University Campus.
Search by keyword "Nature" from Campus Access e-Resources to get the details of the ten NPG journals
Scopus , the Premier Citation and Abstracting Database from Elsevier Science
is now accessible from Presidency University Campus.
NCCO: British Theatre, Music, and Literature
Publisher: Gale Cengage
Science (1997 to Current Issue) from AAAS is now accessible
from Presidency University Campus
Freedom Collection of Science Direct is accessible
from Presidency University Campus till 30th December 2015
Early English Books Online™, 1475-1700
21st August 2015
NOTICE FOR LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP
(For 1st Semester Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students)
Date of submission: 25th August, 2015 (Tuesday) to 11th September, 2015 (Friday).
6th April 2015
Notice for rare books
No rare books will be issued from the library for borrowing purpose.
It will be issued for the purpose of reading.
Last Update: 19th Aug 2019
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