Year of Establishment: 1944
Name of the Library: Mahendranath Maihangdang Dekaphukan Library
History of the Library:
The Nowgong College Central Library, named Mahendranath Maihangdang Dekaphukan Library came into being along with the establishment of the college on 7 th August, 1944 . The college library has played a significant role for the development of higher education in central Assam . The library has around 52000 nos. of books, 20 nos. of journals/ magazines and many news papers and periodicals. The library has a distinctive blazon of its own and it has played a significant role in the intellectual development of the student community in particular and the society in general.
A maximum of 4 books are issued to the students of Major Course and 2 books are issued to the students of Pass Course & HS classes, for a duration of 15 days. Renewal facility is also available for the students.
A maximum of 20 books are issued to the faculty members for a period of 2 months. Journals and periodicals are also issued to the faculty members as per their requirements.
Consultancy service is also offered to both students and faculty members if required.
Spacious reading room and reprographic services are available in the library
At present the college library is fully equipped with digital technology. The digital library facilitated the students/teachers to have easy accessibility to e-documents in different corners of the globe.
Details of Collection:
Reference Books: 5000 Volumes
Text Books: 47000 Volumes
Rare Books: 48 Volumes
Thesis: 20 Volumes
Compact Disks: 20 Nos.
International: 1 No.
National: 2 Nos.
Regional: 16 Nos.
Local: 2 Nos.
National: 5 Nos.
Regional: 10 Nos.
Local: 2 Nos.
Library At A Glance:
Total Collection: 52000 Volumes
Access System: Open Access
Managerial System: Digital System
Classified Code: Dewey Decimal Classification 19 th & 22 nd Edn.
Catalogue Code: AACR II
Software used : SOUL, developed by InfLibNet, Ahmedabad.
Users : 2700 Nos.
Working hours : 10-00am to 7-00pm.
Automation Status : Fully Computerised Digital Library.
Dutta Barua's Collection, donated by Late Bhaben Dutta Barua's Family.
North Eastern Region.
Back Volumes Collection.