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Library Timings


Monday to Friday
9:00am to 4:00pm 

9:00am to 2:00pm













The MCM Library is the hub of information services. It serves as a creative and innovative partner in supporting teaching, learning, and research activities, with a fast growing collection, both in digital and print format using state-of-the-art facilities.




The College offers a spacious, fully computersized open shelf library. The total area of the library is 5170 Sq. ft. and the area of the reading room is 2124 Sq. ft. The library has more than 35,000 books and subscribes to 32 National journals. Besides it receives 26 newspapers and 67 magazines. Library and reading room are kept open to all students from 9 am to 4 pm on all working days.  It has open access facility. The library is computerized and issue and receipt of books is carried out through the use of laser scanner.   All books have been automated with bar codes and are stored in open shelf for easy access to students.  For meritorious and economically backward students book-bank facility is available. The library also provides books to students during examination time with the collection of deposit money. The MCM Library is constantly monitored using CCTV cameras to ensure security and discipline in the library. The MCM Library has separate seating sections for the students and staff. We endeavor to further improve all our efforts to facilitate right information to the right user at the right time.

Library Services __________________________________________________________  
Open Access System  

The Library adopted OPEN ACCESS System in which the reader goes to the shelf and chooses a book from the shelves and brings it to the Circulation Desk for issuing.


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Book Bank Facility  

The library has a strong Book Bank collection, which caters to the needs of all the students . All the text books of all courses are provided by the library to the students under book bank facility.


All the books in the library have been catalogued using the most advanced technology. E-catalouging does away the hassle of physically shuffling through books available in the library by providing detailed information regarding the books in the library and their current availability.

Internet Facility  

The library is equipped with fast speed internet facility. Various internet kiosks have been setup to facilitate the use of computer and world wide web by the students and the faculty for online access of journals, e-books and other study material.


If  the  desired material is not available within the Library, the staff will be pleased to assist you in locating alternative sources. The MCM Library offers Inter Library Loan (ILL) service to its users through DELNET (Developing Library Network). The DELNET is a network of more than 2100 libraries world wide. Users may use this facility in case books, journal, article etc are not available in the library. Users can search their required materials by using DELNET website i.e.

INFLIBNET (Information & Library Network INFLIBNET of UGC)  

The MCM Library, is also a part of the INFLIBNET programme of UGC. INFLIBNET is a computer-communication network for linking Libraries and Information centres in Universities, Deemed Universities, UGC Information Centre, etc. The MCM Library provides access to the e-resources to its members through N-LIST Programme of INFLIBNET. Faculty members and the students have been provided Login ids and Passwords for accessing the e-resources through NLIST.



Print Resource ___________________________________________________________  


The Tribune English
The Indian Express English
Hindustan Times English
Times of India English
The Hindu English
Daily Post English
Yug Marg English
Business Standard Business
Economic Times Business
Business Line Business
Amar Ujala Hindi
Dainik Bhaskar Hindi
Dainik Tribune Hindi
Divya Himachal Hindi
Punjab Kesri Hindi
Dainik Jagran Hindi
Jansatta Hindi
Aaj Samaj Hindi
Satya Swadesh Hindi
Himachal Dastak Hindi
Arth Prakash Hindi
Dainik Savera Hindi
Ajit Samajachar Hindi
Ajit Punjabi
Punjab Tribune Punjabi
Rozana Spokesman Punjabi




Arya Jagat Weekly
Aryan Heritage Monthly
Bhavan's Journal Fortnightly
Employment news Weekly
Femina  Fortnightly
Health  Monthly
India today (English)  Weekly
India today (Hindi) Weekly
Inside outside Monthly
Meri saheli Monthly
Outlook Weekly
Readers digest Monthly
Sarita Fortnightly
Sportstar Weekly
Time Weekly
Vishvajyoti Monthly
Fountainhead Monthly
Chronicle Monthly
Competition success review Monthly
Competition wizard Monthly
Mathematics today Monthly
Art India Quarterly
Marg Quarterly
Deep focus cinema Quarterly
Business world Weekly
Capital market Monthly
Data quest Fortnightly
Digit Monthly
Linux for you (Open Source) Monthly
PC Quest Monthly
Ayurveda Quarterly
Down to earth Fortnightly
Economic and political weekly Weekly
Economy India Monthly
Yojana Monthly
IIPA Newsletter Monthly
Sangeet Monthly
Sangeet kala vihar Monthly
Alochana Quarterly
Hans Monthly
Kadambini Monthly
Kathadesh Monthly
Naya gianoday Monthly
Pakhi Monthly
Parikatha Bi-monthly
Vagarth Monthly
Vartman sahitya Monthly
Pushpgandha Quarterly
Hun Quarterly
Kahani Punjab Quarterly
Kalakar Sahitak Quarterly
Philhal Quarterly
Preetlari Monthly
Shabad Quarterly
Sirjana Quarterly




Sr. No. Particulars

Arthshastra Indian journal of economics & research


Beverage & Food World

3 Bhavan's Journal
4 Bioinfolet- A Quarterly journal of Life Sciences
5 Capital Market
6 Case folio
7 Current Science
8 Decision
9 Dialog : a bi-annual interdisciplinary journal (English)
10 Diviner : A Research Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences
11 Finance India
12 Fountainhead
13 Harvard Business Review
14 IIMB management review
15 Indian Economic Journal
16 Indian Economic Review
17 Indian journal of Economics and Research
18 Indian Journal of Experimental Biology
19 Indian Food Industry
20 Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics
21 Indian Journal of Health & Wellbeing (Psychology)
22 Indian journal of marketing
23 Indian Journal of Positive Psychology
24 Indian Journal of Psychology & Mental Health
25 Indian Journal of Public Administration
26 International Journal of Behavioral Development
27 IUP journal of marketing management
28 Journal of chemical science
29 Journal of Entomological Research
30 Journal of Food Science & Technology
31 Journal of Psychosocial Research
32 Journal of scientific temper
33 Journal of Social & Economic Development
34 New Horizons
35 Panjab University Research Journal (Science)
36 Political Economy Journal of India
37 Processed Food Industry
38 Resonance
39 Sociological Bulletin : The Journal of Indian Sociological Society
40 Vikalpa


Library Rules for staff members _____________________________________________  

Each book is issued for the period of one month. It is renewable again, if not in demand, at the discretion of the librarian.

The Librarian is empowered to recall any book at any time, if necessary.

Reference, text and other books placed in the restricted category are not to be lent out except in very special cases where the rule may be relaxed on the sanction of the Principal.

Books lost or damaged will be paid for or replaced to the satisfaction of the Librarian.
Two back numbers of the periodicals are allowed to be issued to each member for 2 days.

In case of loss of the Pass Book, the Librarian may be informed immediately. A duplicate Pass Book will be issued on payment of Rs. 5/-.

This Pass Book is to be deposited with the librarian when "No Dues Slip" is required.
Syllabi and question papers will not be issued.
No book will be issued on slips sent through students or peons.
No book or magazine will be issued without Pass Book.

Loan Privileges

Heads of the Departments and Senior Lecturers

20 Books

Lecturers (Permanent) 15 Books
Lecturers (Temporary) 10 Books
Demonstrators (Permanent) 10 Books
Demonstrators (Temporary) 6 Books
Library Rules for students  ______________________________________________
Carrying I-Card is mandatory every day. Entry in the Library through I-Card only.
Personal books are not allowed inside the library.
Mobile phones are not allowed in the Library.

The books will be issued to every student for a period of 14 days. The students of Post Graduate and honours classes will be issued three books.

A fine of Rs. 2 per day per volume is charged for the book returned after due date.

Reference books, rare books and periodicals shall not be issued except for consultation in the library premises.


The students are required to possess their identity card while inside the library. The defaulters will be asked to leave and their cases will be reported to the Principal.


Books issued from the library should be kept very carefully and in no case be underlined or disfigured in any form. It should be got checked by the issuing clerk or by the librarian otherwise the responsibility will be of the student herself.

The library will remain open during autumn and winter break.

The loss of books should be reported to the Librarian before the due date, in absence of which usual fine will be charged till the information is given. The borrower will be required either to replace the book or pay double the price.


The students are expected to observe perfect silence in the library and not to disturb others in any way.


The students are not allowed to bring their personal books and bags inside the Library. These are to be kept at the Library Property Counter.

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 Tel. : 0172 - 2603355, E-mail : principal_mcmdavcollege@yahoo.com

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