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Maulana Azad Library

Maulana Azad Library

Library Membership for PhD students only.                                                                                                  Registration for AMU e-library
ICAL-2022:  
6thInternational Conference of Asian Libraries, 
November 24-26, 2022


Maulana Azad Library (ISO 9000:2015) is the Central Library of the Aligarh Muslim University which is famous for its invaluable collections of manuscripts, rare books and artifacts. M.A. Library currently holds about 14 lakhs volumes of books and subscribes to popular research journals and databases. The library meets the needs of its students, academics and research scholars with a wide range of library services provided by more than 110 college and departmental libraries including Engineering College Library, Medical College Library, Social Science Cyber Library and Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College Library.

Vision

The Maulana Azad Library’s vision is to cater to the informational, academic and research needs of the University fraternity, primarily and global community in general, thus, enabling the Aligarh Muslim University to achieve excellence in teaching, learning and research.

Mission

The Mission of Maulana Azad Library is to provide user-oriented library services to enhance the teaching, learning and research activities of the Aligarh Muslim University by providing them with high quality academic and research resources.

Objectives

To achieve the vision and mission of the library, the Maulana Azad Library has the following objectives:

  • Select, acquire and organise high quality, relevant and up to date information resources according to need and requirement of the university fraternity;

  • Select and depute qualified, experienced and dedicated library staff to offer high-quality library services to the users;

  • Develop, maintain and promote a wide range of library services to optimize the use of library resources;

  • Organise frequently user orientation and staff training programmes for optimum utilization of the resources of the library; and

  • Adopt the latest tools and technologies to provide library services to the users more effectively and efficiently.


News & Updates
  • publication 
    Call for papers & participation 6thInternational Conference of Asian Libraries on Information, Knowledge & Research: Changing Role of Libraries Jointly Organized by Dept. of Library & Information Science, AMU, Aligarh Maulana Azad Library, AMU, Aligarh  Asian Library Association (ASIALA), New Delhi during November 24-26, 2022 (Thu-Sat).

    For  Sub-themes of the conference, Registration and Submission Deadlines, please Click on the following link: 


  • Free access of Quillbot Premium, a paraphraser, summarizer and grammar checking tool. For more details CLICK HERE. (Please Note:- Currently, Faculty members, research scholars and students may avail the facility of Quillbot Premium who have email at amu.ac.in or myamu.ac.in domain).
  • Maulana Azad Library is going to launch e-library on Refread library platform (https://amu.refread.com) to access all subscribed and useful open access e-resources from anywhere, anytime on one platform. AMU eLibrary provides access of e-resources including e-Books, e-Journals, Video Lectures, Theses, Dissertations, Expert Talks, Literature from world-renowned publishers to serve diverse reading, learning and research needs. CLICK HERE to register.

  • The footfall (users/visitor counting) in the library is of paramount importance as it helps in judicious decision making for the betterment of the library and to supply data to all the external ranking agencies. Since the department has opened for offline for Research Scholar and UG, PG students (final years). Therefore, all are requested to prepare footfall report of their respective college/seminar library/reading rooms on monthly basis and submit through online google form given below to the office of the undersigned on the last date of every month. Click Here to submit monthly data.
     
  • Media Assets | Grammarly
    Maulana Azad Library has subscribed Grammarly, an English writing assistance tool. Faculty members (
    click here) and
    
    research scholars
    (click here) 
    may submit their request for creation of account in Grammarly.
     
  •  
    publication
      
    Maulana Azad Library is providing access to 
    plagiarism detection facility Turnitin to faculty members and research scholars of the university to check their research articles, dissertation, book chapters, reports etc. for plagiarism by their own. For creation of Turnitin account,
    faculty members (
    click here) and research scholars (click here) may 
    submit their for creation of account.
     
     

  • How to Access Online Library Resources:- Here is a video which guides on how to access available e-Resources within the campus network or from outside the campus. 

  • publication A product of Elsevier is the largest abstract and citation database of peer reviewed literature including journal titles from many international publishers as well as some other sources such as Books, Book Chapters, Conference paper and Reviews etc. in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. CLICK HERE to access Scopus.

Awards & Achievements


Miscellaneous

  • INFLIBNET Centre has developed a statistical data repository of socio-economic and industrial data. The repository's aim is to provide access to wide range of unit level ASI and NSS datasets generated by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), New Delhi seamlessly to the users across the country. New datasets, as and when released by MoSPI are also made available through the repository. All these datasets are provided free-of-cost to the researchers. The repository can be accessed from www.icssrdataservice.in/.
Repositories
  • River Ganga Repository :- A repository consisting of printed as well as digital literature on or about the River Ganga available through M.A. Library. Mirror Link 

  • Dara Shikoh Collection
  •    Students may avail the Library Membership by filling up the online membership form to use library               resources, facilities and services.

You can suggest a book for the library to add to the collection. (Note:- M.A. Library will review your suggestion and can take up to three months for new titles to become available).

 
 
 
 
 
Updated on 05.08.2022
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