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Notification Booking of Rooms at University Guest House & K.V. Niwas, Shimla
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Two Days Workshop on Case Writing
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Notification Regarding Wheat Loan to University Employees
Notification Regarding Wheat Loan to University Employees
MOOCs (Massive open online Courses)
MOOCs (Massive open online Courses)
Notification for Call of Papers - Journal of Business Wisdom published by the Department of Commerce,
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Apply Online for post of Clerk(Budgeted) Advt. No. 1/2019
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Invitation letter for National Seminar in deptt. of Public Administration
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National Level Declamation contest 2019
National Level..
Result of the National Essay Writing competition- IOL Incognosco 2019 organised by Institute of Law
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ONE WEEK INTERDISCIPLINARY CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME ON PEDAGOGY: TRANSACTION AND ASSESSMENT
ONE WEEK INTERDISCIPLINARY CAPACITY BUILDING..
Application Form ONE WEEK INTERDISCIPLINARY CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME ON PEDAGOGY: TRANSACTION AND ASSESSMENT
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ONE WEEK INTERDISCIPLINARY CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME
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ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on Organic Farming
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Invites Online Applications from the eligible candidates for recruitment of Clerks on 198 Budget posts
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Regarding Meeting Notice - Dr. Radhakrishan_Foundation Fund Scholarship 2018-19
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POSTPONEMENT OF THE FACULTY INDUCTION TRAINING PROGRAMME
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Brochure of workshop - USOM
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Notification of Centre for the Ph.D. Entrance Test of Physics on 21.02.2019
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Notice for S E L E C T I O N of partner in MOES Microzonation Project
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Interview List for the post of Assistant Registrar
Interview List for the post of Assistant Registrar
Invitation for Basant Utsav
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Two-Day International Conference on 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi - I
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Two-Day International Conference on 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi - II
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TENDER NOTICE FOR APPOINTMENT OF AGENCY FOR PROVIDING WEB BASED PORTAL FOR INVITING ONLINE APPLICATIONS
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Announcement - Faculty Induction Training Programme
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Induction Training Programme
 Induction Training Programme
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Applications are invited for the purely contractual project positions in the research project
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Call for research paper Law
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Regarding extension of date of written submission and registration Moot
Regarding extension of date of written submission and registration Moot
Schedule for Profession Skill Test for the post of Controller of Examinations and Assitant Registrar
Schedule for Profession Skill Test for the post of Controller of Examinations and..
Regarding Interaction of Hon b;e Prime Minister with Students
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Notification regarding inclusion of name of (i) Institute of Integrated & Honors Studies and (ii) Institute of Teacher Training & Research
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Notification regarding amendments to statutes 8, 10, 12, 17, 20, 26, 27 & 28 of the KU Act ,1986
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Sh. Guljari lal Nanda declamation contest 2019
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Revised date for Registration in National Moot Court - Deptt of Law
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Corrigendum Ph.D. Admission Entrance Test 2018-19 (Schedule, Amendments)
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Notification award of University Research Scholarship (URS)
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Regarding Antyodaya Saral Kendar
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Provisional List of S e l e c t e d Candidate for 10 Days Research Methodology Course
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Declamation Contest on the teaching and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda
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Two-Day International Conference on 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi on 7th -8th March 2019 Organized by Department of History
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REVISED TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR ORGANIZATION OF VARIOUS REFRESHER COURSES
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National Moot Court Competition
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Library

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