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LIBRARY

The Library’s mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Waymade members and to sustain and preserve the collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.

Waymade library has more than 7000 resources which include books, journals, dissertation/theses, audio/video materials etc. The library collection covers educational subjects like Education, Psychology, Philosophy, Educational Management, commerce, ICT, Sanskrit, Hindi, Gujarati, Fictions, Poetry, and Reference, etc.

16 periodicals/magazines are subscribed to keep the users updated with the trends in the field.

User-friendly library software called SOUL (Software University Libraries) has been adopted at the Library. This is popular software facilitates automated circulation (issue & return) of the books and speedy access to bibliographies, locations and availability information of the books stocked in the library. Bar-coding on books and the automated issue and return facility of books reduce the waiting time.

Library has their own Institutional Repository with the help of DSpace software (an Open Source Software), which is having more than 80 online dissertation/theses within the campus. Moreover college library also has Online E-learning software installed called Moodle.

Library has database of content based search engine, which contains contents of journals/periodical. By this search engine students/faculty can save the time to search the content.

Details of Resources:

S.N.

Kinds of Materials

Quantity

Total

1

Books*

 

 

 

 

a.  General Books

3490

 

 

b.  Reference Books

526

 

 

c.  Text-books

1821

 

 

d.  Book Bank

555

 

 

e.  Reading Club

64

6456

2

Audio-visual

 

 

 

 

a.  CD ROM

236

 

 

b.  Audio Cassette

76

 

 

c.  Video Cassette

22

334

3

Periodical/Magazine

16

16

4

Newspapers

5

5

5

E Books

890+

890

6

Dissertation/Thesis

373

373

 

Total Collection

8074 



List of Periodical / Magazine:
Sr. No.   Name of the Periodicals/Magazines
1.            “V”- Vidanagar
2.           Shilshrutam
3.           Down to Earth
4.            India Today
5.            University News
6.            Quest in Education
7.            Madhyamik Shikshan Ane Parikshan
8.            Sambhasan Sandeshah
9.            ELT Quarterly
10.            Dimdima
11.            Dev Sayujyam
12.            Jan Saksharta
13.            Shiksak Jyot
14.            Suganitam
15.           EDUTRACKS
16.            Competition Success Review

M.Ed.
17.           Indian Education Review
18.           Indian Educational Abstracts
19.           Journal of Indian Education
20.           Primary Shikshak (Hindi)
21.           The Primary Teacher
22.           School Science
23.           Bharatiya Adhunik Shikshan (Hindi)

Library Services:
• Circulation Services
• News paper Clipping Service
• Reprographic Service
• New Arrivals Service
• Landing Library Loan Service (When needed)
• Reference & Information Service
• E-queries
• SDI (Selective Dissemination of Information)
• Current Awareness Services (CAS)
• Book Bank
• E-Books (890+ In-House)
• Search Engine for Contents of Journal
• Institutional Repository (80+ online Dissertation)
E-Learning by Moodle (On-line Learning Software)

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