Shri Vishwakarma Skill University came into existence as an autonomous body by an Act 25 of 2016 of State Legislative Assembly of Haryana. The Central Library of the University began its existence in July 2017 since then it has grown in size and contents along with the university to take the present shape. The university library is playing role as the lifeline for the academic activities. At present, it stands as a modern library with a lot of automation and networking facilities.
Library has rich collection of different subjects like Vocational and Technical Courses, Management, Public Health, Food Processing, Geographic Information System, Languages, Music and Applied Sciences in form of text, reference, online resources as e-books, e-journals, e-thesis, e-tutorials, Audio- video lectures, images, motion pictures etc.
Library has membership of Developing Library Network (DELNET), New Delhi. It is a good source of information resources and inter library loan facilities in India. More than 10,000 e-books, 5000 journals and subject databases are available on its platform for full access in library for user’s community.
Library is fully automated through E-Granthalaya library management software. It is developed by National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Library activities related to library management, services and digitalization run through this software. Web OPAC is also available for library database searching to the users through computer as well as smart mobile phone.
Library has state of the art facilities like fully air-conditioned building with modern infrastructure, equipment, digital library, computer lab, library website etc. Library subscribes national and international journals, e-books, e-newspapers, magazines in CD /DVD / online format.
To acquire, organise and update the library collection to support teaching learning process.
To encourage students to read beyond the requirements of the curriculum.
To work with faculty in integrating information skills, knowledge of information sources and the use of technology in accessing information need to strengthen their instruction, research and extension
To provide instruction and assistance in the effective use of learning resources and services
The central Library aims to become the model library in the field of vocational education and skilling.
The library extends to incorporate the latest technology and adopt users friendly approach towards students and faculty.
The intends to offer comprehensive services related to dissemination of knowledge
Library serves as a learning resource centre and aims to develop a comprehensive collection of books, journals and digital resources for students and faculty of the university and provides an efficient dissemination of knowledge.
To provide an enviable research environment and state of the art technological exposure to its scholars.
To develop human potential to its fullest extent and make them emerge as world in their professions and enthuse them towards their social responsibilities/p>
Library Committee is the governing body of the University Library System - formulates library policies for the guidance of the University Librarian / Library in Charge. This Committee has Vice-Chancellor as its Chairman and University Librarian as its Member-Secretary. Dean, Academic Affairs, Dean of Engineering, Deans of student welfare, Heads of Teaching Departments, and Registrar are its ex officio Members. One library expert is nominated as its Members by the Vice-Chancellor. The following are the members of Library Advisory Committee of HVSU Central Library.
Shri Raj Nehru, Vice Chancellor, Chairman
Dr. Ritu Bajaj, Registrar, Member
Prof. (Dr.) R. S. Rathore, Member
Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Srivastava, Member
Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Kajal, Member
Ms. Chanchal Bhardwaj, Member
Dr. Raj Singh, Member
Dr. Sanjay Bhardwaj, Member
Dr. Sangeeta Kaul, DELNET (Hon’ble V.C. nominee), Member
Dr. Dalip Raina, Member
Dr. J.K. Dubey, Member Secretary
The university Library has well qualified library staff. The staff position is reflected in the tab below:
|Post ||Strength ||Remarks |
|University Librarian ||1 ||Vacant |
|Deputy Librarian ||1 ||Filled |
|Assistant Librarian ||1 ||Vacant |
|Professional Assistant/ Lab Technician Library ||1 ||Filled |
|Library Attendant ||1 ||Vacant |
|Roster ||1 ||Vacant |
|Peon ||1 ||Filled |
Central Library is in growing stage. Collection of reading materials are adding day to day on demand of faculty members and students according to university syllabus.
Total Resources (31 November 2018)
|Category of Document ||Total |
|Printed Books ||1500 |
|Periodicals / Magazines ||15 |
|Newspapers ||8 |
|E-Books ||10671 ( full text) |
|E-Journals ||5000 ( full text) |
|E-Newspapers ||20 |
LIBRARY USER AND PRIVILAGES
Membership of this Library is open to University teachers, non-teaching staff and students.
The entitlement of borrowing books as given below:
|Category ||Number of books ||Number of Days |
|Faculty ||05 ||30 days |
|Staff ||02 ||30 days |
|PG Students ||03 ||14 days |
|UG Students ||03 ||14 days |