Central Library

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Central Library, Mizoram University is housed in an area of 4,496.62 sq.m and has a collection of 1,12,719 books, besides other reading materials; these are supplemented by e-Resources received from INFLIBNET. Library building surrounded by trees is disabled-friendly, barrier free with ramps. It has a power back-up of 100 KW stand alone Solar PV Power Plant to ensure uninterrupted power supply. The Central Library earned the appreciation of NAAC Peer Team as ‘having good facilities, good maintenance and a beautiful library’ as well as ‘one of the best libraries not only in North-East India, but Eastern India’.

The entire library holdings have been made available in machine readable catalogue since 2008; and the computerized bibliographic information of the library holdings have also been available for users’ searching throughout the campus through Local Area Network (intranet) using WebOPAC. Automated circulation system using barcode technology has been used since 1st December, 2008 which provides easy and prompt service to the users. Library has been providing lending and reprographic services, Orientation Progammes for newly admitted students of all the Academic Departments used to be conducted every academic session.

Library upgraded its existing Library Management Software by integrating with an SMS & E-mail Alert System. The new system will send SMS & Email alert for every transaction to the users i.e. issue, return, renewal, etc of books with necessary information. For overdue books, reminder will be send to the user along with the fine amount.The system has been operating since 14th January, 2016.

Library introduced Best Library User Award (Student & Teacher Categories) from the academic session 2014-2015.

COVID-19 not stop U from learning – Open Access Resources

As part of our social distancing and staying in the confines of our homes/hostels, we may utilise time productively by engaging with Open Access Resources for broadening horizon of learning. Following is the list of some best ICT initiatives (India and abroad) with their access link:

Sl. No.Name Access Link
1.National Digital Library of Indiahttps://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
2.SWAYAM Online Courseshttps://storage.googleapis.com/uniquecourses/online.html
3.National Knowledge Networkhttp://nkn.gov.in/en/
4.NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning)https://nptel.ac.in/
6.Talks to Teacherhttps://www.ted.com/playlists/182/talks_from_inspiring_teachers
8.Virtual Labshttp://www.vlab.co.in/
10.Spoken Tutorialhttps://spoken-tutorial.org/
14.Directory of Open Access Bookshttps://www.doabooks.org/doab?uiLanguage=en
15.Directory of Open Access Journalshttps://doaj.org/
16.Open Knowledge Repository - World Bankhttps://openknowledge.worldbank.org/
17.UGC MOOCshttp://ugcmoocs.inflibnet.ac.in/ugcmoocs/
18.e-PG Pathshalahttp://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/
19.e-Content courseware in UG subjectshttp://cec.nic.in/
24.Oxford Openhttps://academic.oup.com/journals/pages/open_access
25.Cambridge University Presshttps://www.cambridge.org/core/what-we-publish/open-access
27.Project Euclid Open Accesshttps://projecteuclid.org/librarians/lib_oa
29.Springer Open Journalshttps://www.springeropen.com/journals-a-z
30.Taylor & Francis Open Accesshttps://www.tandfonline.com/openaccess
31.Open Access Theses and Dissertationshttps://oatd.org/
32.Legal Informationhttp://www.commonlii.org/resources/221.html
33.The AOPEN Foundationhttp://www.oapen.org/content/
34.PubMed Central® (PMC)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/
35.Project Gutenberghttp://www.gutenberg.org/
36.HighWire Presshttps://www.highwirepress.com/
38.Southern Connecticut State University Open Accesshttps://libguides.southernct.edu/openaccess
39.Science Direct Open Access Contenthttps://www.sciencedirect.com/browse/journals-and-books?accessType=openAccess
40.LibriVox - Audio Bookshttps://librivox.org/
41.Library of Congress Open Access eBookshttps://the-digital-reader.com/2020/03/29/library-of-congress-expands-its-collection-of-open-access-ebooks/amp
42.E-Library Telanganahttps://elibrarytelangana.blogspot.com/
43.Trailhead | The fun way to learnhttps://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/home
44.CEC-UGC Youtube Channelhttps://www.youtube.com/user/cecedusat

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