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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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.
Training cum User Awareness Programme on TURNITIN ORIGINALITY CHECK,7th January, 2019 at AJC Bose Auditorium from 2 pm to 4 pm
HSS (Humanities and Social Sciences ) e-journals collection of Brill is on trial till 20th July 2018
"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.
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
Central science Library reading room will now remain open till 6 P.M and Circulation will be continued up to 5.30 P.M
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
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/.
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
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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