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Library

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Diwan Gopaldas Jhamatmal Advani Law Library

It is located in a spacious and airy hall on the fourth floor of the college building. It houses a valuable collection of law books, journals, reports, etc. Daily newspapers and magazines are also kept in the library. The library has approximately 10,000 books and journals in its collection. It includes a rare and valuable collection of back files of case reporters for the second half of the 19th century. The library has maintained print AIR right from its first volume of the year 1914.

The library also contains Moot Court memorials as guide to students. Prospectuses of foreign universities are maintained in order to help the students in their further education. Access to the library collection is through a catalogue which is computerized using SLIM software. Books are arranged subject wise and classified using the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme.

Services offered by the library are:-

Reading

The library provides Reading room facility to the students and faculty.

 

Leading

The Lending section has prescribed textbooks and related material which is issued to students for a period of ten days at a time. Teachers can also avail of the lending facility.

 

Reference Service

Reference service is provided to faculty and to students doing research for various competitions like the Moot Court, Client Counselling, Debates, etc.

 

News

News paper clippings of law related news are displayed on the notice board on a weekly basis and also are filed subject wise for reference. A process of digitization of these clippings for LAN access is going on.

 

Electronic Resources

The library has acquired four databases namely AIR on DVDs, Manupatra online, Law Suit and AIR Web World. Together they provide computerized access to Supreme Court reports from 1950 and High Court reports from 1965 up to the latest judgments along with Privy Council cases from 1930 to 1950.

 

Internet

Students and teachers are provided with free Internet access for academic purposes. The library also has a blog at www.library-kclaw.blogspot.com where all library related issues are discussed and library activities are published regularly.

 

Book Bank Facility

1. To scholars
2. To Reserved Category Students