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.

Services offered:

  • 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.
  • Journals/News Paper:

  • International: 1 No.
  • National: 2 Nos.
  • Regional: 16 Nos.
  • Local: 2 Nos.
  • News Paper:

  • 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.
  • Special Collection:

  • Dutta Barua's Collection, donated by Late Bhaben Dutta Barua's Family.
  • Vaishnavite Collection.
  • Women's Studies.
  • North Eastern Region.
  • Gandhiji's Collection.
  • Shakespeare's Collection.
  • Back Volumes Collection.