RAMTHAKUR COLLEGE LIBRARY PROFILE

Name of the Library 01
Ramthakur College Library
History of RTC Library 02 The Library is a Knowledge Centre which has rich resources mainly in Social Sciences, Humanities and Sciences. It is a two storied building. It is situated in the midst corner adjacent to Commerce & Economics department of the academic complex of the Institute and is the hub of all the academic activities of the Institute and provides comprehensive access to books, journals, reports, e-journal/online databases, e-books, electronic theses and dissertations. Established in 1967, The Central Library is the knowledge hub of Ramthakur College, It provides comprehensive access to books, journals, electronic theses and dissertations (NLIST/INFLIBNET), reports, surveys covering diverse disciplines. The College was established in the year 1967 by Late Pramod Ranjan Bhatta Chaudhuri at Town Pratapgarh in a six room structure with eight subjects in the Arts group and catered to the crying need of Higher Education by admitting all and sundry who could not procure a berth for himself or herself in the then degree college of Agartala. That was the beginning July the 17th, 1967 and then there was no looking back. Presently the college has Arts, Science and Commerce streams with approximately 3000 students. It caters to the aspirations and dreams of boys and girls of sub-urban areas of Agartala.
Location 03 Badharghat, Agartala, West Tripura-799003
Timings 04 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Objectives 05 To procure, organize and disseminate information in different formats.

To support and promote the use of rich and diverse collection among the users. To preserve and house the collection.. To enhance and support the academic environment by providing seamless access to information resources
Our Motto 06 User Satisfaction . Service with smiling face.
Collections 07 The Library collection is made up of over 47,000 books, audiovisual items, lots of E-journals through NLIST (INFLIBNET) offering online access. It has been developed with 2 aims: To support the academic programmes of the College. To support the teaching community and the research scholars. The holdings of the Library are particularly rich in Social Sciences and Humanities Journals Books Good Collection in Library Science
Collections 07 The Library collection is made up of over 47,000 books, audiovisual items, lots of E-journals through NLIST (INFLIBNET) offering online access. It has been developed with 2 aims: To support the academic programmes of the College. To support the teaching community and the research scholars. The holdings of the Library are particularly rich in Social Sciences and Humanities Journals Books Good Collection in Library Science.
Journals/Serials/Periodicals Collection 08 A journal or periodical or serial is a publication which is produced on a continuing basis. For instance weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually. Some journals are published irregularly. The Library currently holds: 10 nos printed journals of Indian Chemical Society. 6,328 nos subscribed E-Journals through INFLIBNET NLIST .
Books 09 The collection includes books from the various branches of knowledge Social Sciences- Natural Sciences Humanities Printed:- Total over 47,000 nos printed books are available . E-Books:- 1,38,521 nos subscribed E-Books through INFLIBNET NLIST . Special collection:- A good number of books are available in Library science subject. Collections on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Indira Gandhi, Arts & Sculpture. Rare Books:- Rare books are available in different subjects. New Arrivals :- Through Library WEB OPAC.
Theses and Dissertation 10 Shodhganga: The Library has the option to access full-text theses to browse, view, search and download from Shodhganga as it is open access. their bibliographical details and Contents pages are accessible through OPAC. (Details are available at http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in)
Library Automation With integrated Library Management Software (ILMS) 11 To E-Granthalaya Software in Cloud version-4 of National Informatics Centre, Govt. of India. The E-Granthalaya software is a government software which has cloud service with version. 4. WEB OPAC, Data Entry, Circulation, all are available. For verification kindly visit our college website & WEB OPAC Link under Library option in our college website. Year of Automation :- 13/06/2016 1. Library WEB OPAC Link :- https://eg4.nic.in/GOVCOLLEGE/OPAC/Default.aspx?LIB_CODE=RTCLIB
Online Data Bases 12 E-Granthalaya Data Base with WEB OPAC.
NLIST INFLIBNET data bases.
Shodhganga.
National Digital library of India (NDLI).

E-Journals (Fulltext)
American Institute of Physics (18 titles)
Annual Reviews (33 titles)
Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) (1 titles)
Indian Journals (180+ titles)
Institute of Physics (46 titles)
JSTOR (2500+ titles)
Oxford University Press (206 titles)
Royal Society of Chemistry (29 titles)
H. W. Wilson (3000+ titles)
Cambridge University Press (224 titles)

E-Books
Cambridge Books Online (1800 titles)
E-brary (125000+ titles)
EBSCoHost-Net Library (936 titles)
Hindustan Book Agency (65+ titles)
Institute of South East Asian Studies(ISEAS) Books (382+ titles)
Oxford Scholarship (1402+ titles)
Springer eBooks (2300 titles)
Sage Publication eBooks (1000 titles)
Taylor Francis eBooks (1800 titles)
Myilibrary-McGraw Hill (1124 titles)
World -ebooks Library (30,00,000 titles)
South Asia Archive (though NDL)
Donation / Gift 13 RTC Library receives Books and other documents from various sources like Educationists, Government Organizations, NGOs, so and so forth. Constraints of space necessitate the library to stop accepting books from any individuals. Books gifted from major institutions and other individuals may be accepted depending on their utility and physical condition.




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