Library, Government Degree College for Women, Anantnag
Government Degree College for Women, Anantnag was
established in 1979 at K. P. Road Anantnag Kashmir J and K.
The college library is the key resource of information. The
library was housed in the main block when the college was
started. With the passage of time the number of students
increases resulting the demand in Infrastructure and
academic excellence. In order to fulfill the need of the
students the new library block was constructed. The new
library block is double story building consisting of Reading
Room ,Language Section, Career Corner, Circulation section
and Librarian room in ground floor and Reference Section,
Science Section, Arts Section and Browsing centre in 1st
Floor. Beside this another new library block is also under
The college library is fully automated using the library
software KOHA and is enriched with recent books,
encyclopedias, and reference books.
maintains a collection of more than 30,000 information
sources. Besides this, a large number of newspapers and
magazines are also on subscriptions for the reading room
library services are provided by the library staff comprised
of One Chief Librarian, One Library Assistant, One library
bearer, and 04 Local fund employees.
One OPAC terminals at the Entry serve to facilitate
searching of books.
KOHA is the first free and open source software for the
library automation package (ILS). Koha is a full featured
Integrated Library System (ILS). There is no cost for the
license. It is Developed initially in New Zealand by Katipo
Communications and is maintained by a dedicated team of
software providers. Development is sponsored by libraries of
varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies
from around the world.
The College library is open for students and staff during
the college hours on all working days.
2. Students are allowed to get issued two book at a time
which has to be returned within 15 days.
3. Complete silence is to be observed in the college library
and in the reading rooms.
4. Students are directed to handle books properly. Any body
found misusing the library books/ magazines etc. is punished
5. If a borrowed book is lost, torn or damaged, the barrower
responsible for it will be liable to replace it or pay the
cost of the book.
6. Students must mark their entries in the visitor's