गुरु घासीदास विश्‍वविद्यालय, बिलासपुर

Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur

A Central University established by the Central University Act 2009 No. 25 of 2009
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Central Library

The Central Library was established on 26th Oct. 1984 as a part of the University to meet the academic needs and requirements of the students, teachers and research scholars. It is housed in a spacious building, having seating capacity of more than 500 at a time. Its collection comprises 1,52,033 books, 5258 e-books, 4567 back volumes of Indian/ Foreign scholarly journals and 1433 Ph.D. theses. Library uses SOUL 2.0 software for automation and to porvide RFID based services to its users. Free Internet and Wi-Fi facilities have been made available to the users inside the Library and campus to access e-resourcse. Reprography, Current awareness service (CAS) and Selective dissemination of information (SDI) were also made available on demand.

e-Shodh Sindhu: Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resource

List of Resources made available through INFLIBNET

S.No. Resource Name Resource URL No. of journals
01 American Chemical Society http://pubs.acs.org/ 50
02 American Institute of Physics http://journals.aip.org/ 18
03 American Physical Society http://publish.aps.org/browse.php 13
04 Cambridge University Press http://journals.cambridge.org/ 224
05 Economic & Political Weekly http://epw.in/ 1
06 Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/ 133
07 Institute of Physics http://iopscience.iop.org/journals 46
08 ISID http://isid.org.in/ Database
09 J Gate Plus(JCCC) http://jgateplus.com/ Database
10 JSTOR http://www.jstor.org/ 2500+
11 Nature http://www.nature.com/ 1
12 Royal Society of Chemistry http://www.rsc.org/ 29+6 database
13 Science Direct (10 Subject Collection)* http://www.sciencedirect.com/ 1036
14 SIAM http://epubs.siam.org/ 14
15 Springer Link http://link.springer.com/ 1389+
16 Taylor & Francis http://www.tandfonline.com/ 1079
17 Wiley-Blackwell http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ 908

E-Resources Made Available from University Budget

S.No. Resource Name Resource URL No. of journals
18 Business Source Elite-EBSCO News Paper Source Plus-EBSCO http://search.ebscohost.com/ 1016
19 Indiastat.com (Statistical database) http://www.indiastat.com
20 Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics e-journal package (Elsevier Publication) http://www.sciencedirect.com 88
21 IEEE e-journal package http://www.ieeexplore.ieee.org 169
22 ASME e-journal package http://www.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org 28
23 ASCE e-journal package http://www.ascelibrary.org 38

E-Books Made Available from University Budget

S.No. Resource Name Resource URL No. of journals
24 Oxford University Press Social Sciences Package (9 Subject Collection) ** http://www.oxfordscholarship.com No. of Books : 716
25 World Technologies (all subject collection ) *** http://ebooks.wtbooks.com No. of Books : 4542