Sunday, August 19, 2018
CENTRAL LIBRARY
(BRIDGES THE GAP OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH NEED)

In 2009, the Central library came into existence along with the establishment of the Central University of Rajasthan. The library possesses hybrid collection (print and electronic) of learning resource materials in the field of science, engineering, management, social science, language and humanities. The central library which acts as a reservoir of knowledge can be accessed by entire community of Central University of Rajasthan through intranet and internet environment.

The Central library has automated all its routine activities through library management software “LIBSYS” along with web based OPAC and Institutional Digital Repositories.

  Library Timings

Library Hours

Issue, Return & Renew of books

Monday to Friday         : 8:00 A.M to 12:00 Midnight
Saturday & Sunday      : 10:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M

 (Library will be closed during Central University of Rajasthan declared gazetted holidays)

Monday to Friday : 9:30 A.M to 6:00 P.M

  Print Resources

Sr. No.

Resources

Total

1

Print Books

31150+

2

Print Journals

National

71

International

20

3

Newspapers         

14

4

Magazines

35

5

Bound Volumes

523

  E-resources

The Library purchased/subscribed to a number e-resources in the field of sciences, engineering, management, social science, language and humanities, that are accessible through CURaj Campus network on 24×7 basis.

  • E- books (New)

SN

Publishers

URL

No. of Titles

CURaj Purchased

1

Elsevier

http://www.sciencedirect.com/

57 titles

2

Taylor & Francis

For TFE titles http://www.tandfebooks.com/

59 TFE Titles

For CRC titles: http://www.crcnetbase.com/

32 CRC titles

3

Cambridge University Press

https://www.cambridge.org/core/

35 titles

4

Pearson

http://lib.myilibrary.com/Browse.aspx

304 titles

National Digital Library

5

World e-Book Library (September 2017 to August 2018)

http://community.worldlibrary.in/?AffiliateKey=NDL-KX1170

6

South Asia Archive (SAA)  [National Licensing –Perpetual]

http://www.southasiaarchive.com/

  • E-Journals        

SN

E-resources

URL

No. of Titles

CURaj Subscription

1

Bentham Life Science E-journal Collection

http://benthamscience.com/

57

2

EBSCO Art & Architecture  E-Journal Collection

http://search.ebscohost.com/

884

3

EBSCO Business Source Elite  E-Journal Collection

http://search.ebscohost.com/

2404

4

IEEE - IEL Online Growth Plan

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp

28991+

e-ShodhSindhu Consortium

5

American Chemical Society

http://pubs.acs.org/

49

6

American Institute of Physics

http://aip.scitation.org/

19

7

American Physical Society

https://journals.aps.org/browse.html

13

8

Annual Reviews

http://www.annualreviews.org/

43

9

Economic & Political Weekly

http://www.epw.in/

1

10

JSTOR

http://www.jstor.org/

3165

11

Oxford University Press

http://www.oxfordjournals.org/

262

12

Springer Link

https://link.springer.com/

1700

13

Taylor and Francis

http://www.tandfonline.com/

1076

To know more about the consortia e-resources please visit -

https://www.inflibnet.ac.in/ess/eres.php? memID=240

    • E- Databases

SN

E- resources

URL

University Subscription

1

Scopus (Abstract & Citation Database )

https://www.scopus.com/

e-ShodhSindhu Consortium

2

Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) Database

http://isid.org.in/

3

JGate Plus (JCCC)

https://jgateplus.com/search/

4

MathSciNet

http://www.ams.org/mathscinet/

5

Web of Science Lease Access (20-year backfiles)

http://apps.webofknowledge.com/

   Licensing Restrictions

Electronic resources listed on the CURAJ library website are restricted by license agreement. They should be used only for the purpose of research, teaching, and private study. Commercial use, systematic downloading, copying or distributing of information is prohibited. The users are requested to strictly comply with these terms.

   Open Access Resources

Open and free access to scholarly information has been gaining ground among the academic circles throughout the world. These materials can be excellent resources to supplement online library materials. The library is happy to provide a set of hand-picked open access e-resources which include e- journals, e-books, Electronic Theses & Dissertations, Directories, e-print archives, digital repositories, open education resources, search engines and blogs etc..  All these resources are scholarly and useful to support our academic and research work and are available on the web.

 

  Institutional Digital Repository(IDR)

Library has recently introduced the ‘Institutional Digital Repository’ service which act as a platform for hosting and archiving the scholarly content such as Theses and Dissertation, books, book chapters, journal articles, conference papers, presentations and other intellectual materials generated by CURaj community. The repository contains the metadata and abstracts of publications and accessible on CURaj campus network only. Full text of each document will be uploaded after clearing copyright issues from the respective authorities.

We request the faculty and students to browse through this repository and give us your valuable feedback to improve it further. You may email us your feedback atlibrarian@curaj.ac.in

To access the Institutional Repository, please click the URL http://10.0.2.230:8080/jspui/   

   Library Services

  • WEB OPAC

The University Central Library has fully computerized catalogue search facility of On-line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) available to users through intranet. One can search a book by author, title or subject. In case of any difficulty library personnel may be contacted for assistance. For accessing Web OPAC, please use the links:http://10.0.0.16:8380/opac/

  • New Arrivals (New Service)

This is a new Library Service launched by the Central Library. Under this service you will be informed about the recent additions to the Library. This service will be available as follows:

Books

Print Journals

Magazines

Financial Year 2016-17

2017:June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec

2017:June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec

Financial Year 2017-18

  • Book Borrowing Service

Book borrowing facility is available to all faculty, researchers, students and staff of the university. Only general books will be issued, but reference books, rare books, theses, dissertations, loose/bound issues of periodicals and such other reading materials are marked only for consultation within the library.More Details

  • Inter-Library Loan and Document Delivery Service

The library offers an Inter-Library loan service (ILL) and Document Delivery Service (DDS) which provides access to materials which are not held by the Central University Rajasthan. Users are most welcome to make an Interlibrary Loan request for the item not held in the central library to have the item supplied by another Library.

If an item you require is not held in the central library please contact at the circulation counter, we will arrange the book, journal article/book chapter through the ILL/DDS arrangement from DELNET (fee basis) and Jgateplus.com.

All faculty, staff and students who are members of the Central Library are authorized to use ILL/DDS service.

  • Current Awareness Service

The service provided users are to keep you up-to-date with the most the recently acquisition /updates /content /news in the library.

  • Pathfinders(Bibliographic Services)

In order to promote academic and research activities among the CURaj community, the library is extending the pathfinder facility. Pathfinders list various resources available in the library on different topics that are compiled and handover to the requester.

  • Plagiarism Checking Services (Through )

Library offers Plagiarism Checking Service using ‘Turnitin’ tool to its registered library members. Turnitin is a leading originality checking web tool which compares the contents against the massive databases to ensure the work is original or not. To check plagiarism of your research papers, registered library members may send their research paper(s) to Librarian through email at librarian@curaj.ac.in get the reports of Turnitin within 24 hours. Research Scholars may kindly check plagiarism of their research papers in the department itself under the faculty whom he/she guided.

  • Computer Lab

The library extends computer facility to every user for easy access to wide variety of electronic information resources. Right now CURaj library has provision of 15 computer systems, which may increase in successive years in order to get maximum utilization of library subscribed electronic resources.

  • Library Literacy

CURaj Library extends it library literacy programme through orientation, training, and others to all students, research scholars, faculty and staff on one to one basis and one to many basis throughout the every academic year. Through this program, an effort is made to familiarize every new member with the library resources, services, facilities etc. to maximise the usage and its use policies to avoid the misuse.
(i)Events
(ii)Orientation
(iii)Training 
(iv)Workshops

  • Ask a Librarian

Visit

Visit library help desk for immediate in-person assistance.

E-mail

Email at librarian@curaj.ac.in will respond ASAP, often within 24 hours.

Call

For general inquiries, call +91-463-238540/238572

    Institutional Membership

The CURaj library tie-up with other institutions to fulfill the needs of the library users

  • DELNET

The CURaj Library is a member of Developing Library Network (DELNET),a leading library network in India, established with the prime objective of promoting resource sharing among the libraries through Inter-Library loan & Document Delivery Services to its member libraries. Even it offers some e-resources to its members. DELNET has been actively engaged with the compilation of various Union Catalogues of the resources available in member-libraries.(Certificate enclsoed)

  • Current Science Association

The CURaj is a life member of Current Science Association from April 2016 onwards. The Current Science Association, in collaboration with Indian Academy of Science publishes “Current Science (fortnightly), which is leading interdisciplinary science journal in India. With this institutional membership is CURaj library receives a copy of the journal on life time basis. (Certificate enclosed)

  General Library Rules

  Do's

Don'ts

  • Be a registered Library User
  • Do not carry bags, inside the Library
  • Always carry your student ID/ library card
  • Don't disturb others with chatting and telephone conversations  in the Library
  • Leave your personal belongs at property counter
  • Don't bring food/drink to the library
  • Keep your valuables with you at all times
  • Don't bring any valuables in the library & library staff will not responsible for the loss of same
  • Keep your cell phone in silent mode
  • Don't  ignore the fire alarm
  • Silence shall be maintained as far as possible
  • Do not write upon, damage or mark any property belonging to the Library
  • Bring only water in covered container
  • Don't lost hoping: you will find what you need, you can contact library staff
  • Show your library user/ student  card on entry or borrowing books
  • Do not sleep inside the Library
  • Use personal memory sticks or thumb drives to save your books
  • Don't download/install  any software in library computer lab
  • Gather items and exit library building when closing bell sounds
  • Do not use the computer lab for unethical purpose's
  • Calmly evacuate the building, if the fire alarm sounds  
  • Do not remove any library electronic peripheral devices
  • Contact help desk if you have any queries
  • Do not carry/move any item out (chairs, tables, books, etc.) without permission from Library
  • Use suggestion box (for your ideas)
  • Don’t replace the books on the shelves, keep the books on table after reading
  • Respect Library Rules and Regulations
  • Don't expect any instant service may it be "No due" or others.

Library Team

 

Name/ Designation

Section/Division

Contact Details

Dr. Vijayakumar M

Librarian

Administration

ICT Services

User Services

librarian@curaj.ac.in

Ph. +91-463-238540

Mob.  +91-9430702887

Ms. Sobhagyawati Gupta

Assistant Librarian

Periodicals (Print + Online),

User Services

shobha.library@curaj.ac.in

Ph. +91-463-238572

Mob. +91-9828339440

Mr. Saroja Kumar Panda

Assistant Librarian

Books (Print + Online)

ICT Services

saroj.library@curaj.ac.in

Ph. +91-463-238572

Mob. +91-9587634428

Dr. Deepak Meena

Professional Assistant

Technical Section

Circulation Section

deepak.library@curaj.ac.in

Mob. +91-9930625520

Mr. Dibakar Sen

Semi  Professional Assistant

Book Stack Section

Circulation Section

dibakar.library@curaj.ac.in

Mob. +91-9591718353

Mr. Somyajeet Dey

Library Assistant

Book Stack Section

Circulation Section

somyajeet.library@curaj.ac.in

Mob. +91-9433060255

Mr. Manoj Pareek

Library Assistant

Assist to all activities of Book  (Print + Online)

manojpareek@curaj.ac.in

Mob. +91-9602792119

Mr. Nitesh Yadav

Library Attendant

Assist to all activities of Library Office

nitesh.library@curaj.ac.in

Mob. +91-9887986938

Priya Sharma

Library Attendant

Assist to all activities of Book  (Print + Online)

priya.library@curaj.ac.in

 

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