The Teesta-Indus Central Library, the heart of the University, is dedicated to provide materials to supplement teaching and learning. The Central Library is having a floor area of about 1000 sq. ft and capable of accommodating about 70,000/ books. University right from its inception has a priority to build up a good university library equipped with the adequate resources and services which takes care of any academic and research work. The central library has met the vision of the university and presently provide all the resources and services which are essential for any teaching, learning and research process. Currently the library has two divisions, the Teesta-Indus Central Library and Science Library.
Library Automation and Value Added Services
The library is fully automated, modernized with latest IT Infrastructure such as Integrated Library Automation System (KOHA), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for material management and movement, Institutional Repository for management of inhouse publication, theses and dissertations, Faculty Publication Profile (IRINS) for showcasing the research strength, Remote Access for accessing resources off campus, and Plagiarism Detection System. Library is comparable to any other old university library of the country so far as modernization and infrastructure facilities are concerned. The library is quite active in extending research support services through adopting web based services and system.
Up-to-date Online Public Catalogue is web-enabled with the facilities on-line reservation, renewal of issued books, recommendations for purchase of books, and daily notification of new arrival of books. All collection is RFID tagged to facilitate users to be independent in returning and issue of books. Whole library premises is Wi-Fi enabled with good speed of connectivity. For security purpose, all the floors of the library are fitted with CCTV with electronic exit gate which prevents any unauthorized document to be taken from the library.
“To act as a resource hub which facilitate in the achieving the intellectual, Academic and Cultural goal of the people at the Sikkim University“.
“To provide quality resources and services which facilitate lifelong learning”
Curate, Communicate and Connect