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Netaji Subhas Open University

The premier State Open University in India
Accredited by NAAC with grade 'A'
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(HCH & ECH) Programme for January, 2023. 27.12.2022: Online Class Routine for UG Mathematics (HMT & EMT) Programme for January, 2023. 27.12.2022: Online Class Routine for UG Botany Programme (HBT & EBT) for January, 2023. 27.12.2022: Online Class Routine for UG Geography (HGR & EGR) for January, 2023. 27.12.2022: Online Classes / Remedial Sessions Schedule of HPA (Honours in Public Administration), January, 2023. 26.12.2022: Live Class Schedule (27/12/2022). 23.12.2022: Live Class Schedule (26/12/2022). 23.12.2022: Live Class Schedule (24/12/2022). 22.12.2022: Notice regarding "Change of UG CBCS History (Sem-3) Online Class/Counselling Timing on 29.12.2022 from 05:00 P.M. to 08:00 P.M. 22.12.2022: Online NSOU Research Project Colloquium 2022 on Survey of Online Learning in English as Second Language at School Level.......Detail, ZOOM Link 22.12.2022: Live Class Schedule (23/12/2022). 21.12.2022: Instruction for Online submission of Assignment for BLIS TEE, December-2022.......Bengali 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NSOU". 14.12.2022: Live Class Schedule (17/12/2022). 14.12.2022: Live Class Schedule (16/12/2022). 14.12.2022: Admission to PG Programmes, Session January 2023.......Notification, Steps to be followed (except PGZO & PGGR), Steps to be followed (for PGZO & PGGR), LFC, Prospectus 14.12.2022: Admission to BLIS and Advance Diploma Programmes, Session January 2023.......Notification, Steps to be followed, LFC, Prospectus 13.12.2022: 1st Phase of Online Classes for BDP Sociology (2nd Semester & 4th Semester) for December 2022. 13.12.2022: Routine for Rescheduling of BLIS PCP. 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Library Services
Library Profile

LIBRARY DEPARTMENT NSOU: A PROFILE

NSOU Library has been set up to provide quality information service and a convenient environment for information access to its patrons, with a view of supporting the learning, teaching and research activities of the Netaji Subhas Open University.

The fundamental role of the university library is to serve the academia. It should not be operated as a mere storehouse of books attached to a reading room, but as a dynamic instrument of education. NSOU library is no exception. The Library Department, NSOU is developing in the direction of catering service according to the needs of Academic, Administrative and Supportive staff and learners.

NSOU Library commenced the journey on 1999. It is known from previous accession records that the Library started procuring various library documents such as books, journals, dissertations, self-learning materials from the beginning (First accession date 27th October 1999).

There was a Central Library at Golpark Campus which was attached with Controller Department and restricted to a room only. Resources of erstwhile Central Library were finally shifted to NSOU Kalyani campus. Books were also purchased by various departments and schools, before establishment of present Library Department for developing their own reference libraries.

Present Library Department, NSOU started functioning from 24th September, 2015.

Location of Library Department:

It is located at the second floor of the newly constructed 3 storied Warehouse Building of lush green NSOU, Kalyani campus. Nearest railway station is Kalyani Ghoshpara Station Road. It is also well-connected with Kalyani Junction station through Auto and e-rickshaw.

Infrastructure:

  • Carpet area is 2194 sq. ft.
  • e-library cum reading room with air condition machine facility - 1.
  • Stack rooms - 2.
  • Library is well illuminated with natural day light.
  • There is a ramp stretched from ground floor to the top.
  • Computer terminal with 24 hrs high-speed internet access - 1.
  • Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Water purifier - 1.
  • Online UPS - 1.
  • Photocopier cum scanner - 1.
  • Barcode scanner - 1.
  • Barcode Printer - 2.
  • Printer cum scanner - 1.

Objective of the Library Department, NSOU:

  • To develop collections both printed and electronic on various disciplines for satisfying the needs of the diverse users.
  • To provide reading, lending, reference, information and documentation facilities to all categories of Learners, Academicians, Officials, Various personnel of NSOU.
  • To cater need based services to the learners of ODL situation.
  • To provide comprehensive reference/information services to the users.
  • To reach almost all learners and users of NSOU community scattered in all over West Bengal with the help of ICT.
  • To provide personalized service to those who are in special need.

Library Hour:

Library Hour: 11:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., from Monday to Friday.
At the time of PCPs and practical classes at the Kalyani campus the Library remain open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Library Resources:

  • Printed Resources:
    • Text books, monographs, handbooks on various subjects such as Bengali Literature, English Literature, English Language, Bengali Language, Linguistics, History, Geography, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, Library and Information Science, Research Methodology, Commerce, Management, Education, Sociology, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology, Mathematics, Computer Science etc.
    • Question booklets of previous year term end examinations of NSOU.
    • Dissertations.
    • Selected PH. D thesis/dissertations.
    • Journals on various subjects.
    • Reference books, such as, encyclopedias, handbooks, yearbooks, biographies, both language and subject dictionaries etc.
    • Large number of collections of various Bengali and English writers such as novelist, poets, drama writers etc. are procured in the Library.
    • Various Government as well as other reports are procured in the Library.
  • E-Resources:
    • E-books available in perpetual mode of Cambridge University Press, Sage Publications (Sage knowledge), EBSCO collection.
    • World e-book Library is providing access to NSOU.
    • E-access of Employment News.
    • Library is subscribing JSTOR e-aggregator.
    • Library has access in Web Dewey.
  • Other Resources:
    • The library is a member of DELNET.
    • The members of the Library also can access the British Council Library, Kolkata resources through institutional membership of NSOU.
    • NSOU has 7 study corners Govt. libraries throughout the West Bengal. Learners can access the documents of those libraries also.

Library Activities from 2015 onwards:

  • A detailed library manual has been prepared for the users and Library personnel. Library activities are conducted following the Manual.
  • Library information is uploaded in NSOU website under the heading Library Services.
  • An authority file has been prepared which is guiding Library personnel for technical processing of books, journals, dissertations etc.
  • Automation activities started by installation and customization of KOHA (version 3.22 released on November 2015) which was solely done by the Library personnel. After that KOHA has been upgraded to (version 18.11.10 which was released on September 2019). At present meta data are incorporated in the database which is in KOHA (version 19.05.06 released on December 2019) software.
  • Recently KOHA database has been hosted to cloud supported by L2C2 Technologies. Both the staff client and OPAC is now available in 24x7 basis.
  • Online catalogue is available in NSOU website (www.wbnsou.ac.in) under the heading Library Services. Above seven (7000) thousand books are incorporated in KOHA.
  • The Library Department has received MARC organizational code (In-KoNSO) from Library of Congress in free of cost. This code will help union cataloguing in future. Also this will provide an identity of library meta data. If any other organization copies the data this code will be shown there as an identical mark.
  • Stock verification of library resources are done with the help of hand held bar code scanner time to time on regular interval.
  • Index is maintained for printed journals subscribed in the library.
  • Library is subscribing various e-journals. A list of journals subscribed by Library Department has been prepared and uploaded in the NSOU website.
  • Library professionals provide career guidance to the learners with the help of competitive examination books and newspapers like Employment news (online version).
  • Meta data of e-books (which are having perpetual access) of the Library have been incorporated to the Library OPAC.
  • E-books and E-journals have been arranged for access through dedicated IP ranges provided by NMEICT for Kalyani campus.
  • Library Committee meetings are being arranged regularly as and when required.
  • Library expert’s opinion and support was taken while upgrading KOHA.
  • Library Department organised an awareness programme on e-resources of NSOU to aware faculty members of NSOU Kalyani Campus.
  • Library Department regularly interact with 7 NSOU study corners and place printed report about the status of these study corners to the authority for information.
  • Library Support information was incorporated for the first time in the NSOU Prospectus 2019-2020 in point 20.1 in Bachelor Degree Programme (BDP) and M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., MSW, MLIS course prospectus 2019-2020.
  • Library Department provide necessary input to the Academic Council, Executive Council, NAAC Committee of NSOU etc. as and when required.
  • The Library Department is maintaining a good cooperation with other Regional centre libraries and seminar libraries of NSOU.

Arrangement of Books:

  • Books of the erstwhile NSOU library are arranged according to accession numbers in open access stack system.
  • Newly purchased books from April 2016 are arranged according to call number and kept in close Wall to wall Cabinets.

Services provided by the Library Department to the Users/Learners:

  • A reading room with a sitting arrangement of eight users has been arranged.
  • Open access to the stack browsing facility for faculty members only.
  • Information Retrieval Service.
  • Online Public Access Catalogue service.
  • Lending service to the Faculty members only.
  • Online search services to the subscribed e resources.
  • Digital Scanning of selected portions of printed documents.
  • Photocopying service (only for faculty and NSOU employees).
  • Inter library loan facility (with DELNET).
  • Access of documents of BCL, Kolkata.
  • Reference service both in face to face contact mode and over phone/e-mail.
  • Linked Open Data service.

Contact Person:

  • Madhusri Ghosh Upadhyay, Ph.D (Deputy Librarian), (dylibrarian@wbnsou.ac.in).
  • Sri Anupam Ghsoh (Assistant Librarian), (asst.librarian@wbnsou.ac.in).
  • Sri Subhajit Mandal (Junior Library Assistant).
  • Sri Sourav Ghosal (Junior Library assistant).
  • Contact No. - 033 2582 2248

PCP Schedule/Notice
  • 02.02.2023: Notice of SLP for 2nd year (4th Semester) UG Zoology learners......Detail
  • 02.02.2023: Notice for SLP for 1st year UG (BDP) AECC-2 (ENVS) learners......Detail
  • 02.02.2023: Notice for SLP in 1st year 2nd semester B.Sc. Honours in Mathematics (HMT)......Detail
  • 02.02.2023: Notice for SLP in Botany for 3rd year UG Botany (BDP) and 2nd year (4th Semester) UG Zoology (HZO), Chemistry (HCH) learners......Detail
  • 01.02.2023: Notice for the Face to Face Special Off-Line classes for Sociology (Honors) for February, 2023......Detail
  • 03.01.2023: Notice for the Face to Face Special Off-Line Classes for 1st and 2nd year of Sociology (Honors)......Detail
  • 02.01.2023: Schedule of SLP for remedial classes of B.Com./HCO (1st & 2nd Year) (under CBCS) at Durgapur RC......Detail
  • 29.12.2022: SLP/ECS for learners of MSW Part-I at Jalpaiguri Regional Centre......Detail
  • 29.12.2022: SLP/ECS for learners of MSW Part-II at Jalpaiguri Regional Centre......Detail
  • 11.11.2022: PCP for MSW Part-I (Batch: January 2022) and MSW Part-II (Batch: January 2022) at Burdwan Raj College......Detail
  • 09.11.2022: PCP Notice for PG Economics, 1st Year, Paper- 2 & 8, January 2022 Batch at Basanti Devi College......Detail
  • 09.11.2022: Notice for rescheduling of PCP PG Economics class which was cancelled on 10.04.2022 at Basanti Devi College......Detail
  • 04.11.2022: PCP Schedule of PGJM, Part-1, Paper-5A & 5B, January 2022 Batch at Durgapur Regional Campus......Detail
  • No Schedule/Notice.
  • 13.12.2022: Routine for Rescheduling of BLIS PCP. PCP Centre: Basanti Devi College (A-02) & Burdwan Raj College (C-01)......Detail
  • 07.12.2022: Routine for Rescheduling of BLIS PCP. PCP Centre: Bijay Krishna Girls' College SC (C-08)......Detail
  • 30.11.2022: Routine for Rescheduling of BLIS PCP. PCP Centre: Bijay Krishna Girls' College SC (C-08)......Detail
  • 29.09.2022: PCP Schedule (F2F) for B.Ed. Spl. Ed. (MR/HI/VI)-ODL & Practical Placement in 2nd Phase 1st Semester in 2022-2024 Batch for Kalyani-SEMH-02......Detail
  • 29.09.2022: PCP & Workshop Schedule for B.Ed. Spl. Ed. (MR/HI/VI)-ODL, 5th Semester, Session 2020-2022 & 3rd Semester 2021-2023 for Kalyani-SEMH-02......Detail
  • 25.07.2022: Notice regarding suspension of PCP Classes of BLIS, MSW and M.Com. on 31.07.2022 at Bijoy Krishna Girls' College Study Centre......Detail
  • No Schedule/Notice.
  • 03.11.2022: Offline PCP Schedule of ADJMC, Paper-VIB & VIC, January 2022 Batch at Sarojini Naidu College......Detail
  • 07.09.2022: Offline PCP Schedule of ADJMC, Paper-VA & VB, January 2022 Batch at Sarojini Naidu College......Detail
  • 25.07.2022: Offline PCP Schedule of ADJMC, Paper-III & IV, January 2022 Batch at Sarojini Naidu College......Detail
  • 10.06.2022: Offline PCP Schedule of ADJMC, Paper-I & II, January 2022 Batch at Sarojini Naidu College......Detail
  • 02.06.2022: Offline PCP Schedule of ADJMC, Paper- I-VI, January 2022 Batch at Sarojini Naidu College......Detail
Examination Notices
  • 08.02.2023: List of Examination Centre for PG & BLIS Theory Term End Examination, June 2022 / December 2022......Detail
  • 02.02.2023: Notice for download Admit Card of BLIS, Term-End Examination December-2022......Detail
  • 01.02.2023: Notice for download of Admit Card for PG TEE, June-2022/December-2022......Detail
  • 30.01.2023: Schedule of ADPR (1 year Advance Diploma) Term End Examination, 2022......Detail
  • 30.01.2023: Schedule of ADEL (1 year Advance Diploma) Term End Examination, 2022......Detail
  • 20.01.2023: Theory Examination Schedule of PGDJMC and ADJMC, Term-End Examination December-2022......Detail
  • 20.01.2023: Theory Examination Schedule of BLIS, Term-End Examination December-2022......Detail
  • 18.01.2023: Examination Schedule for Post Graduate (Theory) Term-End Examination, June-2022/December-2022......Detail
  • 17.01.2023: Instructions for Online submission of Paper-VA Assignment for PGDJMC Online TEE (Theory & Practical), Dec-2022 and ADJMC Online TEE (Theory & Practical), Dec-2022.....Detail
  • 16.01.2023: Reset Notice for Online Submission of Assignment for PG TEE, June-22 Dec-22, BLIS TEE, Dec-22, PGDJMCADJMC TEE, Dec-22, ADEL & ADPR TEE, Dec-22.....Detail
  • 16.01.2023: Notice for EXTENSION of dates of Online Submission of Assignment for PG TEE, June-22 Dec-22, BLIS TEE, Dec-22, PGDJMCADJMC TEE, Dec-22, ADEL & ADPR TEE, Dec-22.....Detail
  • 10.01.2023: Instruction for Online Assignment Submission for ADPR, Term End Examination December-2022......Detail
  • 10.01.2023: Instruction for Online Assignment Submission for ADEL, Term End Examination December-2022......Detail
  • 09.01.2023: Instructions for Online Submission of Assignment for PGDJMC / ADJMC, TEE Dec-2022.
    in Bengali | in English
  • 05.01.2023: Notice for Online Submission of Assignment for Post Graduate TEE, June-2022/ Dec-2022 and Bachelor of Library & Information Science (BLIS) TEE, Dec-2022 regarding Registered and Alternative Mobile Number......Detail
  • 04.01.2023: Assignment Submission Slip for ADJMC, TEE December-2022......Detail
  • 02.01.2023: Notice for uploading Assignment Submission Slip of ADEL and ADPR, TEE December-2022......Detail
  • 02.01.2023: Assignment Submission Slip for ADELT & ADPR, TEE December-2022......Detail
  • 02.01.2023: Notice for Download Assignment Submission Slip for PGDJMC/ADJMC TEE December-2022......Detail
  • 21.12.2022 : Instruction for Online submission of Assignment for BLIS TEE, December-2022.
    Bengali Version | English Version
  • 20.12.2022 : Instructions for Online Submission of Assignment for PG TEE, June-2022 / December-2022.
    Bengali Version | English Version
  • 16.12.2022: Notice regarding download "Assignment Submission Slip" for BLIS Term End Examination December-2022......Detail
  • 06.12.2022: Schedule of Term End Examination December, 2022 for the Vocational Programs......Detail
Admission/Renewal/Merit List
Results
  • 18.10.2022 : Notice for Result of M.Ed. Special Education Term End Examination December 2021 & June 2022.....Detail
  • 18.10.2022 : Notice for Result of BDP Online Term-End Examination Dec-2021 & June-2022......Detail
  • 18.10.2022 : Notice for Result of Advance Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication [ADJMC] for Online Term End Examination December 2021......Detail
  • 18.10.2022 : Notice for Result of Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication [PGDJMC] for Online Term End Examination June 2021 / December 2021......Detail
  • 18.10.2022 : Notice for Result of B.Ed. Special Education (M.R./H.I./V.I.) - ODL - Term End Examination December 2021 & June 2022......Detail
  • 18.10.2022 : Notice for Result of 1 Year ADEL for Online Theory & Practical TEE December 2021.....Detail
  • 18.10.2022 : Notice for Result of 1 Year ADPR for Online Theory & Practical TEE December 2021.....Detail
  • 12.05.2021 : Result of BDP Term End Examination DEC-19 & JUNE-20.....Detail
  • 14.01.2021 : General Instruction for 1st Round of Counseling/Seat Allotment Process for PG Geography and Zoology, Session January 2021.....Detail
  • 14.01.2021 : Provisional 1st Merit List of Post Graduate Geography and Zoology Courses, Session January 2021.....Detail
  • 05.01.2021 : Result of 2 Years Advance Diploma Programme in Tailoring & Dress Designing Course for the Term End Exam June 2020.....Detail
  • 05.01.2021 : Result of 2 Years Post Graduate Diploma Course in Needle Work and Knitting for the Term End Examination June 2020.....Detail
Recruitments
  • 31.01.2023: Recruitment for the Posts of Deputy Registrar (Finance) and Secretary to Vice-Chancellor.
    Notice | Application Format for Officer Post(s) | Application Format for Non-Teaching Post(s).
  • 27.01.2023: Walk-in-Interview for engagement as Publication-in-Charge (Strictly on a temporary basis)......Detail
  • 09.01.2023: Advertisement for the engagement of one full time faculty position, completely on temporary basis in the Department of Zoology, School of Sciences, NSOU......Detail
  • 09.01.2023: Advertisement for contractual faculty position under School of Humanities.
    Detail | Application Format
  • 05.01.2023: Advertisement for the Junior Research Fellow (One) in a Research Project at School of Sciences (Computer Science), NSOU......Detail
News and Events
  • 07.02.2023: One-Day Seminar on "Skill Development of Learners of Library and Information Science through Internship Programme".....Banner
  • 07.02.2023: International Seminar on "IKS for LIS & Allied Disciplines (IKS-LISAD:2023)".
    Brochure | Registration Link
  • 07.02.2023: Faculty Lecture Series.....Banner
  • 06.02.2023: Workshop on Preparation of PPR......Banner
  • 02.02.2023: "Sensitization Programme" for UG & PG Learners of Science Discipline.
    Banner | Notice
  • 01.02.2023: Celebration of "World Wetland Day 2023"......Banner
  • 31.01.2023: Workshop on "Career Opportunities for Women Learners in NSOU History Programmes: A Case Study of NSOU".
    Flyer | Detail & Registrtion Form | Google Form (Registrtion)
  • 25.01.2023: Schedule for Workshop on Dissertation Guide Meet on 27.01.2023......Detail
  • 24.01.2023: National Webinar cum Leaners Sensitization Programme on "National Voter’s Day".
    Detail | ZOOM Link
  • 24.01.2023: Two-Day International Seminar on "Sustainable Development: From the Perspective of Nature and Nurture"......Detail
  • 20.01.2023: National Awareness and Sensitization Program on 'Identifying and Preventing Sexual Harassment in Workplace'.
    Flyer | Program Schedule
  • 18.01.2023: "The National-level Research Week, 18-20 January 2023 (Day-2).
    Detail | ZOOM Link
  • 18.01.2023: 2nd Swami Vivekananda Memorial Lecture......Detail
  • 17.01.2023: Seven-Day Workshop on "Research Methodology in Behavioral and Social Sciences".
    Brochure | Workshop Schedule | Registration Link
  • 17.01.2023: "The National-level Research Week, 18-20 January 2023 (Day-1).
    Detail | ZOOM Link
  • 17.01.2023: Online Workshop on Dissertation (5th & Final Phase) of MSW Part-II (Batch: January, 2021 and Before)......Detail
  • 17.01.2023: 3rd Phase of Online Workshop on Field Work, MSW Part-I (New Syllabus, Batch: January, 2022)......Detail
  • 10.01.2023: Online Workshop on "Career Counseling" for learners of MSW (Part-I and Part-II)......Detail
  • 10.01.2023: Online Workshop on "Psychological Counseling and Well-Being" for learners of MSW (Part-I and Part-II)......Detail
  • 10.01.2023: 10th Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Memorial Lecture......Detail
  • 09.01.2023: Library Internship Programme (LIP)......Detail
  • 09.01.2023: Faculty Lecture Series.
    Banner | Joining Link
  • 05.01.2023: A Research Project Colloquium "Freedom of Press in India"......Detail
  • 04.01.2023: 19th Lecture of Partition Lecture Series under CLTCS, SoH......Detail
  • 03.01.2023: Awareness Programme on Mental Health & Wellness......Detail
  • 03.01.2023: State Level Webinar on "Digital Learning & Blended Learning (Students' Week)".
    Banner | ZOOM Link
  • 03.01.2023: Career Counselling (Online) (Students' Week).
    Banner | ZOOM Link
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Tenders
  • 06.02.2023: Notice Inviting e-Tender for supply and fittings & installation of various items for two Gurest House one at Durgapur RC, NSOU and other at Jalpaiguri RC, NSOU......Detail
  • 06.02.2023: Notice Inviting e-Tender for supply and fittings & installation of various Electrical Appliances/items for two Gurest House one at Durgapur RC, NSOU and other at Jalpaiguri RC, NSOU......Detail
  • 06.02.2023: Notice Inviting e-Tender for supply and fittings & installation of various Furnitures/items for two Gurest House one at Durgapur RC, NSOU and other at Jalpaiguri RC, NSOU......Detail
  • 06.02.2023: Notice Inviting e-Tender for supply and fittings & installation of Air Conditioner Machines for two Gurest House one at Durgapur RC, NSOU and other at Jalpaiguri RC, NSOU......Detail
  • 18.01.2023: Tender Notice for 'Top Sheet cum DR' and 'Distribution Book'......Detail
  • 13.01.2023: e-Tender Notice for Printing of SLM......Detail
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