Library

The Library is the brain of an institution. Our library fosters the pursuit of academic excellence. The library has an excellent collection of books. More than 250000 books, 450 Periodicals, Journals and Magazines, more than 5000 CDs/DVDs/Floppies on various subjects such as Engineering, Management, Computer Science, etc., more than 150 Indian Standards Codes, more than 1500 Bound Periodicals (Back volumes of Useful Journals) and 20 News papers are regularly subscribed by the various libraries of the Parul University.

Reference section has several Encyclopedia & Books on General Knowledge. In order to enrich the library collection, number of valuable books on varied topics of study and interests are added every year.

The library also has a growing section on digital learning resources in the form of CDs, DVD, and Floppy & INTERNET facility to collect the information from the world.

The Library has introduced the system of open access where students and staff are allowed to enter the stacks and choose books for themselves.

A library orientation Program is held for new students to make them aware of various services provided by the library and the procedure to borrow books and other reading material.

The library has a Book Bank Scheme – Text Books are lent to deserving and needy students for one academic year / Semester.

The library has a spacious stock Room, Reading Halls for staff and students. The library hours are extended for the benefit of students from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Monday to Saturday) and Sunday time 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Library has initiated the computerization of its services and activities with the implementation of SOUL 2.0 software and follows the Barcode system for issuance of books. It also provides OPAC – “ON LINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOUGE” to find the location of books and other materials in the library.

Academic displays are organized in the library for different departments; new books acquired by the library are also displayed for the benefit of students and staff.

Reprographic services are also available for the students.

The library is an ILL member of DELNET, New Delhi. Inter library loan facility is available in the campus library for the better service of students and staff.

Optimum and extensive use of these available facilities by staff, students is made feasible by a team of dedicated, well-trained and co- operative library staff.