Library Services

A.    Browsing facility:


a)      The reading material / text-books / reference and research material has been organised on the shelves / in the almirahs subject-wise in a scientific and helpful order following the Dewey Decimal System of classification. 

b)      Users (Students, Research Scholars and Faculty) visiting the section are assisted in retrieval of their required material by using OPAC.

c)      Books are with close access system and issued to users for reference and Xerox only.

d)     Open access facility has been provided so that readers (Students, Research Scholars and Faculty) can go directly to the shelves and select the books needed by them.

e)      Bibliography of Doctoral theses of the University available in Dhanvantri Library has been compiled for providing online and offline access to research scholars and faculty. Printed copy of Bibliography has been made available in the Section for users. The effort is on to compile the up-to-date Bibliography of M. Phil research of the University.


B.     Newspaper and Magazine Reading:

The Reference and Research Section provides access to Backfiles of some local newspapers.

a)         The Chand                      -   March 1940-April 1971      

b)        The Weekly Ranbir         -   May 1924-May 1950

c)         Javeed                             -   1944-1946

d)        Daily Excelsior                -   April 1993-Feb 2011

e)         Kashmir Times                -   April 1993-Feb 2011

f)         Indian Express                -   January 1999-Feb 2011

g)        State Times                     -   January 2004-Feb 2011

Moreover, the resources are being issued to users for reference and Xerox only.


C.    Reading Halls

Sufficient reading tables and comfortable chairs are provided to for consultation of books.

D.    Book Recommendation


Book recommendation forms are made available in Acquisition Section / Reference and Research Section / Stack-1 for Students, Research Scholars and Faculty who can recommend a book of their choice and interest.


E.     Wi-Fi Access


F.     Air-conditioning


G.    Power Backup


H.    Lift Facility


I.       Facility for Disabled


J.      Property Counter


K.    Reprography Service