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VSSD College

Vikramajit Singh Sanatan Dharma College, Kanpur

V.S.S.D. College Library offers an extensive range of recourses and services to support teaching and learning. Institutes library is a three storied building of a total carpet area of 11272 sq.ft. The library was established in the year 1925 and its first librarian and forst Prof. incharge library were Mr. K.C.Gupta & Mr.K.S.Bhatnagar respectively. The library is open between 08:00Am to 6:00 Pm on every working day.
Till December 2015 total collection of books in the library was 128755. A library member also gets online access to Questa online Library which has 70,000 Books and 12,000 Journals. One can also access N-List online Library with 98000+ebooks and 7000+e journals

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Library Committee

VSSD College has a library commitee which includes heads of all departments, administrative staff, Prof. Incharge and a chairman. They all work in coordination for the welfare of the library and take decisions on all major issues related to institute library.

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Library Staff

Library at VSSD has a team of 22 library staff members in total. Library staff is very much active and plays an important role in the management of library. They can also be called as the backbone of library.

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Library Rules and Regulations

Strict rules and regulations are followed at library for its smooth functioning.

  • Books are issued for 30 days
  • Reference books and periodical are not issued out of library building.
  • Dissertation/thesisare to be consulted within library premises only these cannot be Xeroxed
  • Issued books returned after due date attract fine/overdue charges.dents
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Services/ Facilities

Library offers great services & facilities for all faculty, staff & students of the college.

Services for Faculty
The library has very good collection in the field of English, History, Hindi, Sanskrit, Law, Religionetc.Our Library has good number ofrare reference books of Law, Encyclopedia Britannica, Encyclopedia Education &Sociology Encyclopedia Religion & Ethics Encyclopedia, Science & Technology Encyclopedia etc.
We have preserved the very old books, Dictionaries, rare collection of Gandhi sahitya and Vedas, Puranas & religion etc.It is a state of the art, high-tech library with a language lab and Internet facilities and printing facility. We arrange Book Exhibitions on special occasions.
In the stack room books are arranged according to DDC.Classification code, each and every row has its name of the subject and each & every section has its classification number. The booksfor book bank are also kept in the stack.

Book Bank System
A Book Bank System was started in the year 1976,There are 8039 textbook on various subject. Student can borrow 2 books, and 4 Books are issued to SC/ST students.

PG Reference Section
PG department reference collection is housed in the library. New arrivals also displayed in this section. All the journals and periodicals are kept according to subject. Thesis, Reference books and bound back volumes of periodicals are placed for the current reference. All of our subscribed journals/periodicals are separatelydisplayed.

Competition Oriented Books
A separate section for competition oriented books is there to help students prepare for various competition like, NET, SLET, CLAT, B.ED, SSC, CSAT, CTET, IBPS, CMAT, NTSE, LIB.SCIENCE, IIT JEE, RLY.(T.T., T.C). UPTET, CDS, NDA. Etc.

Library Automation
In the year 2007 our college library was modernized with the help of Research IT by using VITAL.

Library Membership
All students, faculty members and non-teaching staff of the college are eligible for membership of the library. The registered students are issuedidentify card.


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Best Practices

  • Separate reading room for physically challenged student at the ground floor.

  • The library follows both open and closed access system (open for PG and closed for UG)

  • Membership registration and Books Issue-return are centralized on ground floor centers.

  • Inter Library Loan facility is available through local libraries only.

  • Text books on all disciplines are centralized and kept at the stack room section (1st  floor).

  • OPAC/Internet/INFLIBNET facilities are specially arranged.

  •  Xerox Facilities available at our library.

  • EARN AND LEARN SCHEME for the students

  • Various Competitions  :Essay writing and Poster Presentation

  • Best Library User Award

VSSD Library at a glance

Started 1925


  • Three Storied Building

  • Total Carpet Area of 11272 sq.ft.

Reading Hall Available Facilities

  • Seating capacity of 150

  • Career Related Information Displayed on Display Board.

  • News Papers on Reading stand

  • Magazines/Periodicals Issued By I-card

  • Cold Filtered Drinking Water Available


  • Borrowing/Circulation

  • Interlibrary Loan

Librarian & Books

  • Smt. Meena Srivastava is the current Librarian.

  • There are 128755 books in total.

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