Department of Library and Information Science

SOPs

Dept. data last updated on :16/10/2021

Seminar Library and Computer Lab

Seminar Library


Teacher In-charge:  Dr. Mohammad Nazim


SOPs for Managing the Seminar Library

1. Acquisition Process

1.1    Recommendations for purchasing of Books and Journals are collected from the faculty members and students.

1.2      Duplicate checking is done to avoid purchasing of duplicate books and journals.

1.3     A final list of Books and Journals are prepared and sent to the Maulana Azad Library for placing order to concerned Book Distributors.

1.4     After receipt of Books and Journals, accessioning work is done in the Accession Register of the Seminar Library.


2. Technical Processing

2.1     Despite the Centralized Acquisition Process done by Maulana Azad Library, all newly purchased books are catalogued and classified in the seminar library using DDC Scheme and LIBSYS 7.0 software respectively.

3. Facilities and Services

3.1    Seminar Library offers various facilities and access services to faculty members and students, including lending service (issue and return) Current Awareness Services, Online Public Access Catalogue, Access to computer, Internet and Wi-Fi and printout facility.


Computer Lab

Teacher Incharge:        Dr. Muzamil Mushtaq

1.Software

    There are three software and one Database Management System available in the computer lab:

    a)   LibSyS
    b)   Alice for Windows
    c)   SOUL
    d)   WIN-ISIS

          SOPs for managing these software:

              i)  Checking the working of all the modules of the software in each session. 

              ii) Updating of the software (if any) from the developing agency.

              iii) Maintenance of the records, fields and entries.

              iv) Modification and deletion of dummy entries used for student's practice.                    


2. Online Databases
    The online databases provided by the Maulana Azad Library are:
a) Web of 
Science
b) Scopus
c) Emerald Insight
d) Science Direct
e) J-Gate
f) JSTOR, etc.

SOPs for managing these online databases:
i) Tracking the changes in the overall searching and browsing of the databases.
ii) 
Keeping a track of the new functions and features of these databases
iii) Participating in workshops and training programs offered by the developers of these online databases.

3.
 
Computers
     SOPs for managing these computers:
i) Authorized access is being provided for using the computers
ii) Regular Maintenance of the hardware of the computers
iii) Maintenance of the networking and high-speed internet availability
iv) Updating and checking overall working of the computers.