Development Policy

Collection Development Policy

Selection of Information Resources:
  • For the selection process, there is a Library Committee comprised of Principal, Senior faculty member as convenor, a few teaching faculty members and student representatives as members with Librarian who is responsible to place before the committee the list of publisher’s catalogues, book reviews etc.
  • After going through these tools, the committee draws up recommendations for the procurements of books and journals to be acquired.
  • While selecting the Information Resources, the needs of the users are considered.
  • The selection of the books is done keeping in view the subject relevance.
  • The budget is also taken into consideration while making selection.
  • After going through all these, the list of the books and the journals recommended by the Library committee, is presented before the principal for final approval after which the books are to be acquired by contacting various publishers for the purchase.
Organization of Information Resources:
  • After selecting the resources, they are to be organized.
  • Organization is done subject wise and DDC is used as a tool for classification.
  • The resources are further organized as Text books, General books, Reference books and some Rare collections.
  • A computer based catalogue is also available for the users. A user can approach through author, title, subject etc. while selecting.