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Collections at a Glance

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Library Collections at a Glance:

Library collection overview is given below:

Types of Resources

Green Road Campus

Mohakhali Campus

Books

12306  

6306 

Current Periodicals

   30 

   24  

Back Volumes of Journals

1,000

500

Theses and Dissertations

1500+

500+

Magazines and Newspapers

121 

30 

CDs

100

53

E-Books

5,000+

5,000+

E-Journals

20,000+

20,000+

 

Library infrastructure and service information are given below:

Sl No.

Description

Quantity: Green Road Campus

Quantity: Moha-khali Campus

a.

Seating Capacity

120 seats

60 seats

b.

Stack Room

8000 sft

5000 sft

c.

Current Periodicals Room Area

500 sft

300 sft

d.

Reading Hall

2400 sft

1200 sft

e.

Issue Counters

05 persons

03 persons

f.

Office & Store

200 sft

200 sft

g.

Circulation Desk

02 prs

01 prs

h.

Teacher’s Corner

08 seats

04 seats

i.

Baggage Counter

80 pegion holes

-

j.

Computers

10 pcs

05 pcs

k.

Reading Tables

16 pcs

08 pcs

l.

Reading Chairs

60 pcs

30 pcs

m.

Details of Online Library Facilities

Staff Members Research4Life, UDL Consortium Member, Campus Access

Member Research4Life, UDL Consortium Member, Campus Access

n.

Air Conditioner (05 tons each)

04 pcs

02 pcs

 

SU Library Information at a Glance:

Established: 2012

Librarian: Md. Fazlul Quader Chowdhury

Collection: 12,000

Current Periodicals: 62

No. of Thesis: 1143

Staff: 10

Working Hours: 8 am - 10 pm (all working days)

Membership: 6000+

Library Management Software: KOHA

Resource Repository Software: DSpace

Contact No:  01992077256; 01955544983

 

 

 

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES:

Recognizing the ongoing need of the resources, SU library continued efforts to enrich its Electronic Resource along with hard copies of books. Through the E-library services, it provides access to an ever widening range of digital library and services, including e-booksfull-text online databaseselectronic journals articles, E-Magazinesfaculty research, dissertations and thesis papers. 

At present, SU library is subscribing through UDL covering almost 20000 electronic journals, books and other important documents.  At present SU library has access to the following renown databases: HINARI, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI. These databases are accessible through the library webpage and SU network only.

 

PERIODICALS:

SU library’s periodicals collection consists of a variety of scholarly journals, popular magazines, periodicals and newspapers. The library uses more than 20000 electronic journal and periodicals through UDL and different online database resources.  

 This collection also contains newspapers, magazines, leaflets, loose issues of popular magazines and academic brochures. These are arranged by title in folders. These are non circulating items, but may be viewed in the periodical section.

 

THESES/ DISSERTATIONS: 

SU Library collects and preserves thesis papers, project reports written by final year students of SU from across all disciplines.  Beginning from 2013, Thesis papers, project documents have been collected in hard and CD format. This collection now contains over 1214 titles starting from 2012 to date.  

 

REFERENCE: 

The SU Library has a corner of reference collections.  The reference collection contains various sources of information, such as encyclopedias, atlases, handbooks, yearbooks, almanacs, directories, subject specialist dictionaries, English dictionaries, thesauruses and other specialist resources. This also includes government documents, publications of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, reports and documents of national and international organizations. Items of reference collections cannot be borrowed but may be studied in the library.

 

NEWSPAPERS:

The SU library maintains collections of daily print copies from the major English and Bengali national newspapers. Online access to national newspapers is available.

 

Subject Strengths:

The Library has comprehensive collections to meet the needs of its users. The Library provides a variety of services designed to support students, faculty members, researchers, and staff members of SU University. The SU Library develops and maintains extensive print and e-resources to support the research, teaching and learning activities of the University. The core collections encompass studied subjects namely: materials, civil, mechanical, computer, electrical and electronics, naval architecture and marine engineering, textile, Apparel manufacture and technology, architecture, business administration, banking, accounting, literature, law, humanities, fashion design, etc.

The Library has extensive holdings including print collections (collections are mostly open access), e-resources collection includes electronic journals, e-books, and theses, student projects, research reports, etc. in full text. The information sources are easily accessible, relevant, reliable and of high quality.