The University Library is on a rapid and consistent path of expansion and development since its inception in 2009, catering to the learning and research requirements of teachers and students of the university. Carefully designed with elegant modular furniture, the library presently has over 53149 titles and subscribes to 38 international and national print journals, the University Library subscribes to a large number of electronic journals through the e-ShodhSindhu Consortium and independently apart from subscribing to 7231 full text online journals through the e-ShodhSindhu Consortium and independently, with access to American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Annual Reviews, JSTOR, Oxford University Press, Project Muse, Sage, Springer Link, Taylor & Francis, Wiley-Blackwell etc. The University Library has access to all important full text data base including, ISID (The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development), JCCC (J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium), SciFinder Scopus, Web of Science, DELNET Online etc. It is fully air-conditioned and is located at a central place in the Academic Block with state-of-the-art seating facility, apart from a quiet and restoring ambience. The interior of the library is enabled with Wi-Fi connectivity allowing the users to work within the library by accessing both offline and online resources. This University Library is equipped with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Electro Magnetic Security System (EMSS) providing automated self-service facility for the users and high end security. It is also equipped with an advanced Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) and modern reprographic facilities.
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||Text Book Section|
||Reference Book Section|
||Regional Language Section|
||Donated Book Section|
||Thesis and Dissertations Section|
||Maps and Atlas Section|
||CUP Faculty Profiles:||http://cup.irins.org|
||Learning Management System||https://lms.cup.edu.in|
|Web Opac||http://Web Opac|
The library collection consists of Books, Reference Books, Text Books, Print Journals, Newspapers, M.Phil Dissertations, E-Journals & Databases, CD ROM/DVDs.
|05||Thesis and Dissertation||2477|
|06||Newspapers and Magazines||33|
||Reprographic services: University Library provides reprographic services to the users for photocopying library materials|
||Reference Service: It provides the users with directional assistance in locating books and resources.|
||Inter-library Loan (ILL): Assistance to access materials and resources from the networking libraries through DELNET.|
||Current Awareness Service (CAS): Updating the users with the latest information in the academic front and new arrivals to the library.|
||Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI): Provides information and updates to the interested users on specific theme/area/topic as required.|
||Binding: Provides binding service to the users for official purposes.|
|Category||No. of Title||URL||Description|
|Sage Education Collection||1290 e-Books (List of Titles)||https://sk.sagepub.com/||PMMMNMTT Project fund by Education department in the year 2018-19|
|Taylor & Francis Collection
1. Computer Science,
2. Plant Science3. Pharmaceutical Science
|https://www.taylorfrancis.com/||Library Budget in the Year 2018-19|
|EBSCO||https://search.ebscohost.com/||Library Budget in the Year 2021-22|
|McGraw Hill||22 e-Books ((List of Titles)||https://www.expresslibrary.mheducation.com/||Library Budget in the Year 2021-22|
|Publisher||No. of Title||URL|
|American Chemical Society||49||http://pubs.acs.org/|
|American Institute of Physics||19||https://www.aip.org/|
|American Physical Society||15||http://publish.aps.org/browse.html|
|Economic & Political Weekly||1||http://www.epw.in/|
|Oxford University Press||262||http://www.oxfordjournals.org/|
|Taylor & Francis||1079||http://www.tandfonline.com/|
|Science Direct Subject Collection (List of Titles )||https://www.sciencedirect.com/|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology||251|
|Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science||83|
|Physics and Astronomy||115|
|Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research.|
|ISID (The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development) http://isid.org.in/||Access to databases on various aspects of the Indian economy, particularly industry and the corporate sector and On-line Indexes of Indian Social Science Journals (OLI).|
|It is an academic database of legal studies. Specifically designed for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets.|
|Web of Science
|Web of Science is an online subscription-based scientific citation indexing service maintained by Thomson Reuters that provides a comprehensive citation search.|
How to use
SciFinder-n is world class research discovery tool designed especially for use by faculties and students to get quick and easy access to the Chemical Abstracts – a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary database with access since 1850.
SciFinder-n is essential for faculty and students in their research work, collaboration opportunities and also helps in writing manuscript for papers by providing facts and citations.
SciFinder-n covers references from year 1850 from more than 50000 Journals and full-text Patents from 64 patent issuing authorities. Additionally SciFinder covers more than 60 million value-added abstracts, 171 million organic/inorganic substances, 68 million sequences, more than 131 million chemical reactions, more than 3.5 billion property values from around 50 major global languages in the world.
SciFinder-n is useful for departments like Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical sciences, Life Sciences, Biosciences, Nano sciences, Material sciences, Physics, Environmental sciences and many others.
EPWRF India Time Series (EPWRFITS)
EPWRF India Time Series is an online database with its comprehensive coverage of Indian economy for a fairly long time period and it comprises over 30,000 variables capsuled in 16 modules.
States of India Database
|India consists of 37 states and union territories, or more importantly, it consists of 724 districts. States of India provides comprehensive data and news on these. There are over 139 million time-series in States of India. All information is available in a clean and easily useable form|
|Socio economic statistical information about India|
|Prowess for Interactive
Most Comprehensive Database on Indian Companies
How to Use
Step 1> For access to the ProwessIQ database user need to register from the mentioned link https://register.cmie.
Step 2> Download exe file from ProwessIQ website:https://prowessiq.
Step 3> While installing that application, do not change any default option, just do next next and install it. During installation it may ask "User Name" and "Company Name", then write "XYZ" in both the boxes.
Step 4> Once the application is installed on your laptop or PC. The "ProwessIQ icon" will be created on users desktop.
Step 5> Open ProwessIQ application from the Desktop icon and enter your login credentials which you have received by firstname.lastname@example.org for accessing the service. Make it sure, user is in the IP range of your institution and connected with Wifi of your campus for accessing the service.
National Digital Library of India (NDLI)
|National Digital Library of India (NDLI) is a virtual repository of learning resources which is not just a repository with search/browse facilities but provides a host of services for the learner community. It is sponsored and mentored by Ministry of Education, Government of India, through its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT).|
World e-Book Library
|World Library Foundation is the world's largest collection of Books and Articles in electronic format. Founded in 1996, the World Library Foundation is a global coordinated effort to preserve and disseminate digital facsimiles of historical books, classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other heritage works in a number of languages and countries around the world.|
South Asia Archive (SAA)
The South Asia Archive is a specialist digital platform providing global electronic access to culturally and historically significant literary material produced from within - and about - the South Asian region. It is not merely a repository, but a vehicle for targeted research, and one which has been intelligently structured to ensure efficient content discovery.
E Books & Resources from 2015-2020
Inter Library Loan
|Promotes resource sharing among the libraries through the development of a network of libraries. Enables accessing data from the libraries in the network.|
|JCCC (J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium)
|JCCC provides a one point access to journals subscribed under UGC INFONET Digital library consortium as well as university libraries designated as Inter Library Loan (ILL) Centers.|
Plagiarism Prevention & Writing Assistance Tool
ShodhShuddhi provides access to Plagiarism Detection Software (PDS) to all universities/Institutions.
Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, deter plagiarism, and improve student outcomes.
PROMOTION OF ACADEMIC INTEGRITY AND PREVENTION OF PLAGIARISM IN HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS - REGULATIONS, 2018
Writing assistance tool
The users who are interested in having their account on the Grammarly software, kindly send an email at email@example.com
It is an automated grammar tutor and revision support tool. Grammarly works one-on-one with a researcher /student to develop essential writing skills, reinforce proper revision habits and prevent plagiarism.
Trial access is activated till July 2023.
Grammar Checker, Translator, Paraphraser, Plagiarism Checker, Summarizer, Citation Generator and Co-writer
Library IT Infrastructure
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|04||Photocopier for Library Users||01|
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The University Library is fully automated with Library Management Software SLIM21 which functions from cataloging to security protocols are integrated. The acquisition, cataloging, circulation, serials controlling, catalog access and security protocols come under the purview of automation.
The Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) system in the University Library is enabled with LMS which allows cataloging of diverse resources such as books, journals, articles, slides, maps, audio/video, films, cassettes, texts, drawings, clippings, serial publications, softwares and so on. OPAC enables searching through clusters like Author, Keyword, Subject, Class, Title, Publisher, Place of publication, Main entry, Material type, Place of conference, Subject name, ISBN / ISSN, Series titles, Serials title and Year of publication. It also supports circulation, acquisition, front desk operations, Serials Control and data entry in vernacular languages.
http://cupserver4/w27/ (Web OPAC)
The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
RFID system installed in the University Library is with the latest technology and configuration in this regard. It ensures efficient service delivery and security with minimum human input. It is defined by the following features:
||Durable RFID tags with 1,024-2,048 bits memory to enable cataloging and circulation.|
||Tattle Tapes security strips providing covert security to the library resources.|
||Pad Staff Workstation (PSW) which can be operated as a circulation desk or tag programming station.|
||Digital Library Assistant (DLA) to simplify shelf management tasks and making physical verification of resources easy.|
||Electromagnetic Detection System (EDS) offering state-of-the art protection to help secure valuable library materials marked with Tattle tapes security strips.|
||Self-Check system facilitating self-issuing, self-return and self-renewal by the users themselves.|
The students, teachers and staff of the university are entitled for membership in the University Library. University library published library manual that deals with the important functions of University Library and delineates policies about its activities such as collection, development, provision of information services and management of other academic support facilities. It is expected to bring clarity and uniformity in procedures and practices of the library and improve its efficiency, utility and services. The Manual link is given below:-
The University Library has a separate Braille section for the visually challenged users. Books from various subjects like history, literature, religion, etc. are available in Braille script.
Kibo XS is a multi-lingual scanning & reading device that can seamlessly connect with any PC/Computer/Laptop as well any Android smartphone to read any printed or handwritten documents in audio across 11 Indian- English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Sanskrit and multiple overseas languages.
NVDA Screen reader allows blind and vision impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third party applications
Wireless over-ear headphones with minimal latency
Wheel Chair for needy user.
Open Culture Audiobook Podcast Collection
Internet Archive: Audio Archive
(w. e. f. 13th March 2021)
Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 8:00 Pm
Saturday and Sunday/ Gazetted holidays 9.30 AM to 6 PM
Reading Room 2nd Floor Timings
(w. e. f. 24th January 2022)
All Day 8:00 AM to 11:00 Pm
(Library will remain closed on 03 national Holidays i.e. Republic Day, Independence Day & Gandhi Jayanti )
Library Usage by teacher and students
|Name||Designation||Brief work profile||Photo|
|Dr. Bhupinder Singh||Assistant Librarian||
Incharge Acquisition Section, E-resource & Plagiarism software. Literature Search, Library Orientation,
|Mr. Rupinder Singh||Assistant Librarian||Incharge of Library Computer Lab, Book stacks, reading area at 1st Floor, CUP Institutional Repository, LMS Server, Biometrics/RFID Card, and effectuation of IT applications in Library.|
|Mr. Sadanand Kumar Choudhary||Professional Assistant||Acquisition Section, Braille Section, Shodhgaganga, Incharge of circulation & Reference Service|
|Mr. Ravinder Singh||Semi-Professional Assistant||ID card section, Cataloguing of books, No dues of students & Library Automation, Kindle issue /return.|
|Dr. Prachi Srivastava||Semi-Professional Assistant||Management of LMS, CUP-IRINS Faculty Profile, Off-campus access, updation on website. Periodical Section, EWYL, Purchase of stationery items|
|Ms. Babita Yadav||Library Assistant||Faculty publications, Reference Service, Subscription of newspapers, violation of library rules, outside visitor & Library Footfall|
|Ms. Veerpal Kaur||Library Assistant||Accessioning of books (Donated Books, Purchase and Project books) Thesis & Dissertation. CD-DVD|
|Mr. Kishan Rai||Library Attendant||Ground floor, Restoring of Books, Circulation Section, and reference services.|
|Mr. Sandeep Singh||Library Attendant||Accessioning of books, tagging, pasting, RFID Conversion, File Management, Assist in Technical Work and stationary items. Library DAK /Dispatch.|
|Mr. Rajan Kumar||Library Attendant||Cataloguing of books, Serial entry and updation. Reference service to users. Assist the technical section, Managing the books on the 1st floor.|
|Mr. Jagjeet Singh (On Lien)||Library Attendant||On Lien|
|Mr. Baljeet Singh||Library Attendant (outsource)||Circulation section, Dak circulation, a record of reprographic account details, Record of daily footfall and update it on excel, assist in managing the old newspaper, Book Stack Area- Ground Floor, etc.|
|Ms. Sapna Kumari||Library Attendant (outsource)||Reception, circulation, Book Stack Area -Ground Floor, etc.|
We are at your service. Please contact the library staff for any help.
Feedback, suggestions, and comments are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org
Library Advisory Committee
- Hon'bl Vice Chancellor - Chairperson
- Finance Officer
- Dean Students Welfare
- All Deans
- Director 1QAC
- Prof. Sanjeev Kumar
- Dr Vipan Pal Singh
- Dr Shashank Kumar
- Dr. Bhupinder Singh- Member Secretary
Feedback, suggestions and comments are welcome at email@example.com Ph. +91 164-2864140