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 construction

            The college library is fully automated using the library software KOHA and is enriched with recent books, encyclopedias, and reference books. Presently, library 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 facility. The 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. 

Library Software

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.  


1. 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 under rules.
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 Register







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