The Gandhi Smriti Library
The Library caters to the reading, research and reference needs of the Officer Trainees, Faculty Members, Staff, Research Associates and Participants of the various courses, workshops, seminars run/ organized at the main campus as well as Indira Bhawan and NIAR Campus. Trained and friendly staff are always available to answer the queries to assist the readers.
A) GLS Information Booklet & Library Rules & Regulations
B) Online Databases & Digital Archive
C) List of Newspapers/Magzines/Journals
D) List of Movies
E) List of Documentary Films
F) The Library provides the following services:-
This service is mainly available to the registered members of the Library and the guest faculty. Library members are entitled to borrow/ renew/reserve the books, Audio-cassettes/CDs and Video DVDs/CDs for a specific period of time. The List of movies (English, Hindi and Regional ) available in GSL Library.
Trained information professionals are always available to answer queries and to help the readers in locating the requisite information. The reader may also contact on telephone, email, and fax for getting information.
Keeping in view the wide range of interests of users, the Library has maintained a large number of databases e.g. database for books, journals, articles, newspaper articles, audio & Video DVDs/CDs etc. Bibliography is provided to the readers on demand. The databases are also available on our website.
Newspaper Clipping Services
In addition to the indexing of newspaper articles, the library also maintains clippings of newspaper articles.
Current Awareness Services
The services for photocopying the documents are provided to the readers on payment basis.
Literature Search & Inter Library Loan
Library & information professionals assist the readers in finding out the references and publications of their interest. Comprehensive literature search is done and the references/documents are made available to the readers. Efforts are also made to procure the material from other Libraries in the country on inter Library loan, if not available in Gandhi Smriti Library.
Indexing & Abstracting Services
The main objective is to disseminate precise information about scientific articles published in various journals/magazines subscribing in the Library regularly. The purpose of abstracts is to create awareness and to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of faculties, research scholars, teachers, students, instructors and trainees through the identification of best papers and desired outcomes on the subject. It is designed to meet mainly needs that with the help of abstracts one is able to get some idea of the information content of each of the items included.
Audio Visual Facilities
Library also possesses a good audio and video collection of lecture recordings, documentaries & Movies in regional languages.
Other Services Provided
The timings of the library are:
Working Days (During Courses) - 9.00 A.M. to 9.00 P.M
(During Exams) - 9.00 A.M. to 11.00 P.M (on demand)
(Without Courses) - 9.00 A.M. to 5.30 P.M.
Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays - 9.30 A.M. to 6.00 P.M.