North Bank College Central Library
North Bank College Central Library is an academic library situated at Ghilamara, Lakhimpur, Assam. It was established simultaneously the parent organization, in 1961. Late Kesharam Changmai was the founder librarian and Late Niran Handique was the founder library bearer. It has been serving its members for 61 years. The library remains open from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM on all working days. Now its collection has 8062 books and 1560 users along with a good number of Journals, Magazines, News papers, Pamphlets etc. In addition to this, there are more than 2000 books available in different departmental libraries of the college. The library is providing various services and trying to expand the wings of the services. The library aims to increase readers day by day. Computerization of the college library has been done with “SOUL” software.
The library has connected with INFLIBNET’s N-LIST programme. It provides 1,99,500+ e-books and 6000+ e-journals. The library uses AACRZ for cataloguing and DDC 19Th edition for classification.
Establishment Year: 1961
Reading Hall Capacity: 29 Students at a time
Total Collection of Books: 8062
Library Staff: 03
Name of the Librarian: Mrs. Hima Jyoti Deka. M.A., M. Lisc., M. Phil
Library: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM on all working days.
Issue Counter: 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM
Reading Hall Available: All Working Days from 9.00 Am to 5.00 PM
• Stock Room Section
• Reference Section
• Periodicals Section
• Reading Hall for Students
• News Paper Section
• Reference Services
• Information Services
• News Paper Clipping Services
• Library Orientation Programme
• Internet Service
• Book Bank Facility
• Current Awareness Service
• INFLIBNET N-LIST
• Free Book Support for One Academic Year to 10 Numbers of Selected Meritorious but financially poor students.
All students of the college are members of the college library by virtue of the library fees, they pay at the time of admission/ registration. Library provides Library Card and Identity Card. library provides two books on loan to each member/students of Secondary level & Diploma/Certificate Course students and four books to each U.G. & P.G. students.
Book Bank Facility is provided to the four meritorious students. In this service, the library facility provides two books for a period of one month to the selected poor meritorious students.
E-Journals and E-Books information available in electronic form can be accessed by the students from the library.
Library organizes and displays books collections on different occasions.
Information Literacy Programme:
Library arranges orientation programmes for students to familiarize them with the library collection, the section-wise arrangement and services available at the library.
New Book Section:
New addition to the library collection is displayed and the lists are circulated and displayed on the notice board.
Library Advisory Committee:
1. Chairman: Dr. Jugal Saikia (Principal)
2. Co-ordinator: Mrs. Hima Jyoti Deka. (Librarian)
3. Members: Dr. Laba Ram Sonowal (Vice Principal)
Mrs. Kalpana Kalita (HOD, Dept. of Education)
Mr. Naranarayan Buragohain (HOD, Dept. of Physics)
Librarian: Mrs. Hima Jyoti Deka, M.A., M. LISc., M. Phil.
Library Assistant: Mr. Debasish Gohain, B.A., B.LISc
Library Bearer: Mr. Nitul Sonowal
General Rules for North Bank College Central Library:
The Rules and regulations of North Bank College Central Library are displayed on a Notice Board inside the library and it is also available on the College Rule Book.