Collections at a Glance

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Library Collections at a Glance:

 

Types of Resources

Green Road Campus

Mohakhali Campus

Books

9306  

3306 

Current Periodicals

   8

   4  

Back Volumes of Journals

100

20

Theses and Dissertations

1200+

400+

Magazines and Newspapers

80

20 

CDs

210

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

1000 sft

500 sft

c.

Current Periodicals Area  

300 sft

100 sft

d.

Reading Hall

2400 sft

1200 sft

e.

Issue Counters

03 persons

02 persons

f.

Office & Store

200 sft

200 sft

g.

Teacher’s Corner

08 seats

04 seats

h.

Baggage Counter

80 pigeon holes

-

i.

Computers

12 pcs

06 pcs

j.

Reading Tables

16 pcs

08 pcs

k.

Reading Chairs

60 pcs

30 pcs

l.

Details of Online:

Library Facilities

Member: Research4Life, UDL Consortium Member

Campus Access

Member: Research4Life, UDL Consortium Member

Campus Access

m.

Air Conditioner (05 tons each)

04 pcs

02 pcs

 

SU Library Information at a Glance:

Established: 2012

Librarian: Md. Fazlul Quader Chowdhury

Collections of Books: 12,612

Current Periodicals: 62

No. of Thesis: 1600

Staff: 10

Working Hours: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm (all working days)

Membership: 6000+

Library Management Software: KOHA

Resource Repository Software: DSpace

Contact No:  01992077256; 01955544983

 

 

 

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES:

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

At present, SU library is subscribing through Research4Life, UDL covering almost 20,000+ electronic journals, books, and other important documents.  At present SU library has access to the following renowned databases: HINARI, AGORA, OARE, ARDI, and GOALI. These databases are accessible through the library webpage Research4Life.

 

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 journals 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 and project reports written by final year students of SU from across all disciplines.  Beginning in 2012, Thesis papers, and project documents have been collected in hard and soft copy as CD format. This collection now contains over 1600 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 the 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 daily newspapers are 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 collections including 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.