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About the Library
    

 

History

The University Library was started in Kalsia House with Sanskrit books and later on continues to be housed at two places i.e the main library in the College of Education and Indic Studies Section in the top floor of the Administrative Block.

The foundation stone of the present building was laid down on 17th July, 1967 by the then Chief Minister Rao Virender Singh and ultimately library was shifted in its new building in July 18, 1972 having plinth area 33000 Sq ft in three storeys’ Later on during 1984-85 due to shortage of space the building was extended and presently has plinth area 49230 sq. ft. 

            In order to provide adequate reading space  57500 sq ft. area was added in the golden jubilee year of the university. This reading area now known as  Golden Jubilee Reading Hall. After adding this library has area of 1,06,730 sq ft. Library reading capacity has increased from 470 users to 1270 users. Library has 1270 reading seat capacity.

Vision & Mission

The mission of the JLN Library system is to facilitate creation of new knowledge through the acquisition, organization and dissemination of information resources and providing for value added services.

The main thrust of the library is to continue to improve the quality of services and facilities, achieve high degree of users’ satisfaction and endeavor to facilitate right information to the right user, at the right time.

Library Governance

The Library Governing Body - Library Committee – formulates library policies for the guidance of the University Librarian. The constitution of the committee is given below:

1.             The Vice –Chancellor (Chairman)

2.             The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Vice –Chairman)

3.             The Dean Academic Affairs

4.             The Chairpersons of Departments

5.             One Person nominated by the Executive Council

6.             The President Kurukshetra University Students Association

7.             Deputy Director Libraries, Haryana

8.             The Librarian (Ex-officio member & Secretary)

Budgetary Provisions

The Library receives Budget Provision (recurring and non-recurring) out of University Grant. In addition to the above UGC Grant/State Grant also received for enhancing collection and services. Modernization Budget of Library, including books and journals is

allocated to meet need based requirement of Departmental Libraries including Central Library.

Budget Allocation (INR)
University
UGC
Year
Books
Periodicals
Books
Periodicals
2000-01
50,000
30,00,000
6,34,321
-
2001-02
75,000
35,00,000
33,42,439
-
2002-03
75,000
40,00,000
2,18,459
-
2003-04
5,00,000
45,00,000
11,00,000
-
2004-05
5,00,000
40,00,000
Nil
-
2005-06
6,00,000
40,00,000
50,00,000
-
2006-07
6,00,000
40,00,000
6,00,031
-
2007-08
6,00,000
40,00,000
Nil
-
2008-09
6,00,000
80,00,000
25,00,000
-
2009-10
5,10,080
21,25,000
53,30,000
 
2010-11
10,00,000
40,00,000
26,88,226
-
2011-12
10,00,000
40,00,000
Nil
-
2012-13
10,00,000
40,00,000
1,70,00,000
-
 

Print Resources

Thecollection building is one of the important function of the library that supports academic and research work of the students, faculties and other users. The growth of learning resources since the inception of the University is tabulated as below:

Year
Books/Bound Volumes/Theses
M a n u s c r i p t s
Journals
1961
7353
1000
6
1971
121930
1000
1345
1981-82
170000
1000
1100
1991-92
232923
5074
600
2001-02
284580
5074
450
2002-03
285776
5074
450
2003-04
288553
5074
450
2004-05
297074
5074
450
2005-06
310954
5074
450
2006-07
311964
5074
430
2007-08
314942
10771
430
2008-09
339817
14165
430
2009-10
353574
14165
350
2010-11
354758
15160
302
2011-12
368328
15328
250
2012-13
375030
15328
250