NU Library

Library Council

    Library council had been constituted for the purpose of smooth functioning and coordination amongst all institute libraries, faculty members, students and the management. The library council has below mentioned members:    

Members Designation
Director General Chairman
Deans of All Institutes Members
Heads of All Institutes Members
Two HODs from Institute of Technology, Diploma Studies, Management Members
One Senior Faculty Members from Institute of Pharmacy, Science, Law and Architecture Members
One Student Representative each from Post Graduate Programmes Members
Chief Librarian Member Secretary
The Main functions of the Library council are:
  • The Library Council plays a vital role in policy decisions related to
    • Collection development and utilization of the resources
    • Preservation & archiving of print & electronic resources including information generated by different institutes of university.
    • Purchase of resources
    • Library Automation
    • Building & space provision
    • Staffing
  • Every year it proposes library budget for all Institutes of NU.
  • It also discusses and deliberates on library services and activities related to information Literacy.

The major decisions taken by the Library Council are:

  • Building and maintaining Knowledge (Institutional) Repository using DSPace software for preserving and archiving ETDs, faculty publications and institutional publications.  
  • Library membership has been extended to Corporate Houses, Organizations and alumni students.
  • Remote Log-in Facility for accessing online resources is being provided to all faculty members and students of Nirma University thus making online resources available 24X7 to the users.
  • Open Source web based Library Management System KOHA is being implemented in all libraries of Nirma University.