Infrastructure

Library

Overview

The University Library occupies a place of pride in Galgotias University and is an essential component of the Institute's outstanding research and education mission. It serves as a creative and innovative partner in supporting teaching, learning, scholarship and research activities of the Institute. It is the most lively place on the campus providing a conducive environment that enables learning and advancement of knowledge and promotes discovery and scholarship. The pleasant ambience and the well-furnished library with spacious reading rooms create an atmosphere of serenity and thereby inspire intellectual stimulation and research.

Mission

The library aims to empower the teaching mission and intellectual culture of the University community through availability of an organized collection of information, as well as instruction in its access, relevance and evaluation. It seeks to nurture the budding scholars to instill confidence in dealing with increasing amount of information in an ever-changing array of formats.

The mission of the University Library is to enrich and advance learning and discovery by providing access to a broad array of resources for education, research and creative work to ensure the rich interchange of ideas in the pursuit of knowledge.

Objectives

Vision

The central library is the intellectual heart of Galgotias University. It aspires for excellence in support for the learning, teaching and research mission of the university with an aim:

Collection

With the fast growing collection, both in digital and print form using the state-of-the-art facilities, the Library is contributing to the University's mission of becoming a world class Institute.The collection of the Library is rich and diverse, especially in terms of the breadth and depth of coverage. Collection encompasses subjects in Communication technology, Computer science, Electronics, Information technology, Medical and Allied sciences, Humanities, Social sciences and related areas. This collection includes books, Research Journals, conference proceedings, Project reports, CDs etc. The library has committed itself to provide the best possible core collection. Its collection development policy is formulated keeping in view of the University's mission statement and strategic plan in mind.It is linked very closely to the general and specific programs of the varsity and is in conformity with the information needs of the user population.

The rich collection of the library comprises of the following resources:

Electronic Databases & Online Journals

Digital Library

The university has a well equipped digital library consisting of 30 PC nodes / laptop, includes IBM INTEL Core based servers connected on a high speed Gigabit Ethernet Fibre Optic/UTP based network in a distributed Windows and Linux environment. All these nodes have access to the Internet through a 100 MBPS leased line. Application software like MS Project, SPSS, SQL Server, is extensively used. Facilities for Scanning & printing include high speed Laser Jet Network printers are available in Library

Lab Facilities

Galgotias University is completely connected with excellent Wi-Fi network. It has advanced IT facilities with adequate systems loaded with licensed Operating Systems and Software Packages. The network infrastructure is being served by HP Servers, Servers including Domain Controllers, DNS Servers, Mail Server, Proxy Server, Database Server and Print Server. The power infrastructure is supported with heavy duty uninterrupted power supply for all systems and servers to avoid data loss. The university library has a well equipped Digital Library having 30 terminals in it for student’s access, where they can access the following open online resources:-

Projects/Activities Undertaken

The University library provides excellent academic ambience for its clientele ie. The faculty members, research scholars, students and other staff of the university where they can access thousands of research and learning resources in print and online, and derive benefits from the libraries commitment of providing high quality resources and services.

The university library is an active member of many of the resource centers across the country being maintained and operated by MHRD, UGC etc. It also achieves maximum benefit from various the various programmes to its uses. A brief write-up of such initiatives is furnished below:-

Services Provided

The University library provides the following services to its clientele:-

Message from the University Librarian

Welcome to the Galgotias University Library. Our mission is to enhance teaching and learning at Galgotias University through the provision of flexible, diverse, and user-centered information services and resources.

The library staff strives to create an organization that is receptive to innovation, recognized for efficient management, and focused on continuous improvement in our services, resources, and facilities.To that end, we value your comments—user feedback is reviewed that results into service / resource enhancements.

I invite you to take full advantage of the services and resources, we offer.

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