About Library

Welcome to Presidency University Library, a Gateway to knowledge resources. At present the library has a collection of over 37000 books and subscribes to 321 National & International Journals, 44 magazines and 32 newspapers. The Library subscribes to 24 online databases covering Engineering, Law, Management, Design and Humanities areas. The collection of the library is growing continuously on an everyday basis. Other collections in the library include CDs, question papers and periodicals. The library has automated all its routine activities through library management software KOHA along with web based OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) and Institutional Digital Repositories. The RFID security System has already been installed for surveillance circulation and other operations.

In achieving this goal, the library has been providing services to its clientele such as WEB OPAC Services, automated circulation using RFID Technology, email alert services, cyber lab services and other services required for the smooth functioning of a modern library.

PU Library Vision:

The Library has a mission to be well-managed and act as the knowledge hub of the entire University.

PU Library Mission:

The mission of the PU Library is to gather, organize, preserve and provide access to the information resources to achieve its educational, research and service goals. To improve and expand access to information in all forms, using innovative technology thereby having a good collection, to assist in meeting the needs of Students, Faculty and Staff of Presidency University.

Library staffs are committed to provide and maintain a study oriented research environment, protecting the rights of users and sustaining the integrity of collections.

The Library’s mission is accomplished through the following goals:

  • Identify, acquire, organize, preserve and provide access to pertinent recorded knowledge to support teaching, research and creative activities.
  • Offer formal and informal instruction to promote information literacy.
  • Provide an easily accessible, user-friendly and safe environment that fosters teaching and learning for the users.
  • Apply appropriate technological innovations to achieve productivity and efficiency, as well as provide library services to the users.
  • Communicate library services to create awareness and promote partnerships with universities, other libraries and educational institutions and local communities.
  • Continue to improve the effectiveness of the Library through systematic, ongoing outcome assessment, evaluating the collections, services and programs on a continual basis.

Access to Online resources

SNDatabases Description
1IEEE ASPP OnlineContains 192 journals, more than 5 million abstract records and back-file to 2017.
2EBSCO CS & ITIncludes 399 full-text, non-open access journals and magazines, 297 full-text, peer-reviewed, non-open access journals.
3Science Direct Provides access to 643 current journals and back-files of 122 journals.
4JSTOR Provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.
5Lexis Nexis 5 Lexis Nexis Provides access to billions of searchable documents from more than 45,000 legal, news and business sources.
6Manupatra Access to legislative, regulatory contents, commentaries, treatises, digests, editorial enhancements, cases, judgements, etc.
7SCC Online7 SCC Online SCC Online covers 3.4 million documents from over 20 different countries.
8Hein OnlineContains 198 million pages of periodicals, government documents, international resources, case law, and much more.
9Capitaline Provides fundamental and market data on more than 35,000 Indian listed and unlisted companies.
10CMIE ProwessIQ ProwessIQ is an interactive querying system to find companies from the Prowess database.
11Emerald insightEmerald Management eJournal Portfolio provides access to 221 journals and 188047 articles.
12IndiaStat IndiaStat provides secondary level socio-economic statistical information about India, its states, regions and sector.
13ProQuest Access to 4000+ full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, reports, etc.
14SPSS AMOS14 SPSS AMOS IBM® SPSS® Amos is powerful structural equation modeling software.
15EBSCO - eBook academic collectionEBSCO eBook Academic Collection offering more than 180,000 e-books.
16Scopus bibliographical database Scopus uniquely combines a comprehensive, expertly curated abstract and citation database.
17DELNET17 DELNET Provides 3,00,00,000+ Books, 45,000+ Journals, 5,000+ Full-text E-journals, 1,00,000+ Thesis/Dissertations.
18NPTEL Videos 18 NPTEL Videos Access to video lectures from NPTEL, MIT, Stanford, etc.
19ShodhgangaA reservoir of Indian e-Theses and Dissertations.
20South Asian Archives20 South Asian Archives Global electronic access to culturally and historically significant literary material.
21TurnitinPlagiarism Software to check the originality of your manuscript/article/theses etc.
22Ouriginal (Urkund)Plagiarism Software to check the originality of your manuscript/article/theses etc.
23Knimbus23 Knimbus Knimbus is a rich content platform for institutions to build their customized eLibrary portal which provides their users all the knowledge available through the library on any device from anywhere.

New Journal Issues added to our Library collection during April - 2022