About The Library
The MANUU Library was established in the year 1998. The Library has shifted to its newconstructed independent building in Dec. 2008. The New Library Building has G+1 with 3300 sq.mts. of built up area and Seating capacity of 200. The Central Library is most modular, functional and uses modern technology for its operations and Paging system for announcements.
- Fully Computerized
- Uses NewGenLib Software for day to day operations It is an open source Software MARC 21 format, Unicode based and Web enabled, has Linux Operating System Virus free
- Has CD/DVD Mirror Server
- Library has:
- 2 Linux Servers
- 1 Windows Server
- 1 Store-edge,
- 20 TFT Panel systems
- Bar Coded Technology for Issue and Return of Books
- 3M Security System for controlling theft of library documents
- Biometric Device for Employees Attendance
- Fire alarm
- Paging System for public announcements
The Library comprises of the following sections:
- Circulation section
- OPAC/Internet Hub
- Text Book Section
- Reprography section (Outsourced)
- Stack room section
- Newspaper & Periodicals Section
- Reading Room
- Reference Section
- Institutional Repository Section
- Binding Section
- Stack Section
- Research Cubicles
- Audio Visual Section
- Technical Section
- Digital Library
Apart from the above sections, the Library has a beautiful Auditorium equipped with all modern amenities, with a seating capacity of 200, and book exhibition area, wherein book sellers and publishers are invited for exhibiting their collections/publications.
The Library has rich Urdu collection comprising of monographs, reference works etc.
The Library is subscribing around 35 current periodicals in Urdu, 135 in English, 9 in Hindi and 17 popular magazines apart from 13 Newspapers in four languages i.e. Urdu, English, Telugu and Hindi.
Library conducts student's orientation classes for students of each department every year regularly, soon after the academic admissions are over.
All sections of the Library are computerized and the documents can be searched on OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) within the Library.
Holdings of the Library as on 31-3-2010 is as under:
|Audio & Video CDs
|Journals (back volumes)
||13 (5 Urdu, 5 English, 2 Hindi & 1 Telugu)
|Timings: 9.00 am - 6.00 pm*
*extended up to 8.30 pm during examination period.
Library collection is totally automated with Library Software, Bar code and theft detection system using 3M tattle tape technology.
It has CD/DVD Mirror Software, by which Encyclopedias, Directories, Hand books, etc., can be stored on the Server, and can be accessed on all the nodes on Intranet on the Campus.
The audio visual section of the Library has TV, MP3 system, Video cassettes, VCD's, Audio cassettes of ELTS, TOEFEL, GMAT, etc.
Library has shifted to web-enabled user friendly 'NewGenLib' Library Software which is based on Unicode, by which documents data can be entered and accessed in Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Hindi and all regional languages. The Software is based on Linux, which does not have virus effect.
Future Plans :
The Central Library is planning to go for CCTV Surveillance Cameras.
It is further planning to host its collection on Web, through which a user can view all the collection of the Library i.e. books, journals etc., from his place, without actually visiting Library.
UGC - INFONET- Internet connectivity with 10 MB lease line
E- Journals through INFLIBNET, an Inter University Center of UGC.
Library Committee comprising of the following has been constituted to transact purchase of books, department-wise allocation of funds, ratification of purchase of books etc.
||Vice-Chancellor / Pro- Vice-Chancellor /Registrar
||Deans of Schools
||Prof. Amina Kishore (A.C. Member)
||Prof. Mohd. Zafaruddin Prof., Trans. Dept.
||Member / Convener
The Committee meets twice a year, preferably in the month of December and June.