RGNUL - Library
A library is an array of sources, services and resources organized for use and maintained by an institution, private individual or a public body. Library has immense value in students' educational career. Library is said to be a treasure of knowledge. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law has good and well equipped library. A library has an important place in the field of any education. It's true that no goal of any educational institution can be achieved without the help of library. A library is just like sanctified place where students prepare for their better future.
RGNUL came into picture in 2006 and to everyone's surprise within a short span of time; the university has set up a well-equipped library on the campus. In order to serve for the aims and objectives of the Law University, the library has been planning to come up as one of the best resources by way of providing an ample array of books, journals, periodicals, etc. Since the library is well equipped with a number of facilities, it is divided into five major sections which are:
- Periodical Section
- Technical Section
- Reference Section
- Photocopy Section
- General Section
The RGNUL consists of more than 14, 000 volumes which cover a wide range of general as well as special subjects including reference books, text books, reports, volumes of journals, and the current legal periodicals. At present, the RGNUL library subscribes almost 35 Law Journals and 25 magazines. The library subscribes two law journals and 14 newspapers. It also subscribes online journals with the intention of keeping the students and faculty in touch with the current global scenario. There are two separate reading rooms for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The library has computer availability. With the help of this facility, the library authority manages to fulfill the requirements of library users. By availing computer facility, students can find a particular book. It's made easier for students to access the library from outside by way of digital access which is normally available in form of electronic information resources like CD-ROMS/DVD/OPAC and internet. RGNUL uses LIBSYS package for Library Automation and housekeeping maneuvers.
Everything in the library has been kept in a fine way and neatly. There is online catalogue database which is arranged in a bibliographic way as to find any book with no difficulty. There are old issues of periodicals too. In addition, the LIBSYS OPAC users can access and search the Library Online Catalogue by title, subject, author and keywords. The Online Library also makes user know about the most recent additions of periodicals. Lastly, students can reserve the books online.