About Library

The GMN College Library has a long and glorious history since its establishment in 1948 with an extraordinary and diverse collection of the different variety. The Library named officially as “JASWANT RAI MEMORIAL LIBRARY” after the name of an illustrious founder Principal Jaswant Rai (1899-1958) on September 12, 2017.

Library Committee

Session: 2017-2018

  • Dr. Geeta Salwan
  • Dr. Anju Jain
  • Dr. V. K. Jain
  • Dr. V. K. Bindal
  • Sh. Sajjan Singh
  • Mr. Deepak Kumar
  • Dr. Dharamveer Saini

Session: 2018-2019

  • Dr. S.K. Gasso
  • Dr. S.K. Pandey
  • Ms. Neelam
  • Dr. Surender Kumar
  • Dr. Bharti Vij
  • Mr. Deepak Kumar
  • Dr. Shikha Jaggi

Session: 2019-2020

  • Dr. S.K. Gasso
  • Dr. S.K. Pandey
  • Ms. Neelam
  • Dr. Surender Kumar
  • Dr. Bharti Vij
  • Mr. Deepak Kumar
  • Dr. Shikha Jaggi

Session: 2020-2021 (July 1, 2020 - May 16, 2021)

  • Dr. S.K. Gasso
  • Dr. S.K. Pandey
  • Ms. Neelam
  • Dr. Surender Kumar
  • Dr. Bharti Vij
  • Mr. Deepak Kumar
  • Dr. Shikha Jaggi

Session: 2020-2021 (May 17, 2021 to June 30, 2021)

  • Dr. Anju Jain
  • Dr. V. K. Jain
  • Sh. S. K. Bathla
  • Dr. S. S. Nain
  • Ms. Upinder Kaur
  • Dr. Bharti Vij
  • Dr. Shikha Jaggi

Session: 2021-2022

  • Dr. S. K. Pandey (Convenor)
  • Dr. Deepak Kumar (Librarian & Secretery)
  • Sh. S. K. Bathla
  • Dr. S. S. Nain
  • Dr. Anuradha
  • Dr. Bharti Vij
  • Dr. Shikha Jaggi
  • Dr. Rajinder Deswal

Session: 2022-2023

  • Dr. S. K. Pandey (Convenor)
  • Dr. Deepak Kumar (Librarian & Secretery)
  • Sh. S. K. Bathla
  • Dr. S. S. Nain
  • Dr. Anuradha
  • Dr. Bharti Vij
  • Dr. Shikha Jaggi
  • Dr. Rajinder Deswal

Session: 2023-2024

  • Mrs. Neelam (Convenor)
  • Dr. Deepak Kumar (Librarian & Secretery)
  • Dr. Ritu Gupta
  • Dr. Neena


  1. There will be no separate Membership card for the library. The ID card of the College will be considered as a library membership card. One should carry a Library Membership card while entering the library.
  2. All the students/teachers entering the Library shall put their bags and other belongings at the property counter.
  3. All the readers are advised not to leave their valuables at the Check Point. The library is not responsible for any loss of personal belongings.
  4. The library is an academic area. It is always expected to seat in a decent, disciplined, and dignified way and maintains a good ambiance for reading. Any type of violation like keeping legs on Chairs, Tables, Sofa, making noise, damaging and stealing library infrastructures / Property, may lead to disciplinary action.
  5. All the users are directed to verify the issued items/checked-out items at the security counter by the library staff. Violation of this rule may lead to disciplinary action.
  6. All readers advised to check and carry their belongings like laptops, personal books, etc. while leaving the library. The Library will not be responsible for the loss of personal items or left behind by readers in the library
  7. No material from the Library should be taken out without proper issue/ recording. Any type of violation may lead to disciplinary action.
  8. If any reader found taking the book out from the library without following the formal procedure, with intention/ by mistake will be considered as an unauthorized act, s/he will be penalized as per library disciplinary procedure.
  9. All the users will present themselves in “Q” for a Check at the 'Check Point' while going out of the library to ensure that they take out only checked-out documents from the library.
  10. The borrowing facility can be restricted or suspended in case of misbehavior or misuse of the Library facilities/materials
  11. Readers should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate or damage library resources in any way. If anyone is found doing so, he will be charged the full replacement cost of the resource.
  12. Borrowers, faculty, staff going on leave with or without salary, deputation, study leave will have to return all borrowed material before leaving the station.
  13. On the loss of library Book, the matter has to be reported to the Librarian immediately.
  14. On the loss of ID card/ Library membership Card has to be reported to the concerned authority immediately.
  15. Borrowers are advised not to issue Books to others on their names / Card. The membership card is not transferrable.
  16. Reference Documents like Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Year Books, Journals (Loose & Bound), Theses, Project Reports, Census, Handbooks will not be issued out.
  17. All users are requested to keep their mobiles switched off / keep on silent mode in the Library.
  18. Conversation and discussion disturb library ambiance. Therefore, all are requested to maintain a dignified silence.
  19. Smoking is not permitted in the Library.
  20. Beverages and Eatables are not allowed inside the library.
  21. No visitor or guest is permitted to use the Library without the prior permission of the Librarian. She/he is required to produce a proper introduction letter from the concerned Institution/Organization to which he/she is attached.
  22. Books Borrowed should be protected from RAIN, DUST, INSECT, etc.
  23. Books removed from the shelves by students, if not required for reference, should be kept on the book trolley or on the table nearest to them. Please do not try to shelve them yourself. Please remember that a book misplaced is a book lost.
  24. The Librarian reserves the right to call back any issued book/item at any time from any user.
  25. Feed Back forms are available at the circulation counter.


Circulation Privileges

The Library is committed to circulating its resources to the bonafide members for maximum use and in this regard, the following circulation privileges have been granted to the different category of the users as follows:


Sr. No. Users’ Category         Max. No. of Books to be issued             Loan Period
1 Teachers 15 28 Days
2 UG/PG Students 6 14 Days
3 Non-Teaching Staff 2 14 Days
4 Retired Teachers 5 28 Days


  1. Reference books, rare books and Print Journals/periodicals shall not be issued. Such collection must be consulted inside the library premises only.
  2. Books shall strictly be issued only on the user’s personal Library Membership ID.
  3. Fine for overdue books will be collected as mentioned on the due date slip.

Library Services Provided to Users

  • Circulation Services
  • Reference Service
  • Newspaper Clipping Service
  • Reprographic Facilities
  • High-Speed Lease Line Internet Facility
  • Database Search through N-List Click Here
  • Document Delivery Service (Electronic & Print) •
  • Current Awareness Services
  • KOHA ILMS Web- OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) Click Here
  • Subscribed E-books (S. Chand 51 titles), EPWITS Database (24 Modules) and e-Journals (Sage) Click Here
  • Print and scan facilities
  • Book Bank facilities
  • Open Access E-resources Click Here
  • Open Access Text Book Section
  • Mobile Web-OPAC Searcing through QR Code. Scan below to search in Web-OPAC


Library Facility for Users

  • Fully Automated Library (Barcode) with KOHA Integrated Library Management Software (ILMS) Version 19.05
  • Fully Air-Conditioned Reading Hall fitted with Study Carrels (Capacity 100 Users)
  • Separate Reading Section for Teachers (Capacity 20 Users)
  • Electronic Library with 14 Core i3 Computers with High-Speed Lease Line Internet for accessing E-resources
  • 24*7 CCTV Surveillance
  • Newspaper Reading Section
  • Barcoded Document Circulation with KOHA Integrated Library Management Software (ILMS)
  • Open Access Text Book section with 32385 volumes High-Quality Text Books
  • Reference Section with more than 4056 volumes Reference collection
  • 24*7 available Mobile-friendly Web-OPAC searching at different places in the Library via QR Code Scan. Users can log in with their credentials and check their circulation status, due dates, reserve document, etc.
  • Classification in text/reference book section by Internationally Adopted Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) 23rd Edition
  • 576 CDs/DVDs/Video cassettes Available on variety of Content
  • In-House Publication Section contains College Publication such as Faculty Publication, Annual Reports, College Newsletters, College Magazine
  • Security Counter at Library Entrance

Print Resources of the Library

Text Books 32530
Reference Book 4056
CD/DVD 601
Journals 21
Magazines/Periodicals 26
Newspapers 7

Journals (Print) Subscribed by Library

Sr. No. Name of Journals                                                                 Periodicity        Publisher

1          Third Concept                                                                          Monthly          -

2          ISDA Journal                                                                           Quarterly           ISDA

3          Aryabhatta: Indian Journal of Mathematics & Informatics       Half Yearly     -

4          Studies in History                                                                    Half Yearly        Sage Pub.

5          Sociological Bulletin                                                                Quarterly           Sage Pub.

6          Journal of Asian security & International Affairs                       Tri-Annually      Sage Pub.

7          NHRD Netwok Jounal: An Acadmic Jornal for HR.                    Quarterly          Sage Pub.

8          Indian Quarterly: Journal of International Affairs                      Quarterly          Sage Pub.

9          Higher Edu. For the Future                                                       Half Yearly       Sage Pub.

10        Asian Journal of Management cases                                        Bi-Annually      Sage Pub.

11        Arthniti: Journal of Economic Theory & Practice                       Half Yearly       Sage Pub.

12        Vision: The Journal of Bussiness Pespectives                         Quarterly          Sage Pub.

13        Psychology & Developing Societies                                         Bi-Annually       Sage Pub.

14        Science Technology & Society                                                  Tri-Annually      Sage Pub.

15        Vikalpa: The Journal for decision makers                                  Quarterly          Sage Pub.

16        Studies in Indian Politics                                                            Bi-Annually      Sage Pub.

17        Indian Historical Review                                                             Bi-Annually      Sage Pub.

18        Bhartye Samajshaster Samiksha                                                Bi-Annually     Sage Pub.

19        Samajik Vimash                                                                           Bi-Annually     Sage Pub.

20        Jornal of Asian Development & Research                                   Bi-Annually     Sage Pub.

21        India Quarterly Hindi Journal                                                       Quarterly         Sage Pub.

Magazines (Print) Subscribed by Library

Sr. No. Name of Magazine                              Periodicity

1          India Today (English)                         Weekly

2          Outlook                                               Weekly

3          Frontline                                             Fortnightly     

4          The Week                                            Weekly           

5          Reader Digist                                      Monthly         

6          Femina                                                Fortnightly     

7          Yogna (English)                                  Monthly         

8          Kurukshetra                                        Monthly         

9          Women’s Era                                      Monthly         

10        Main Stream                                       Weekly           

11        India Today (Hindi)                            Weekly           

12        Meri Saheli (Hindi)                             Monthly         

13        Sarita (Hindi)                                      Fortnightly     

14        GarhiSobha (Hindi)                            Fortnightly     

15        Kurukshetra (Hindi)                            Monthly         

16        Yogna (Hindi)                                     Monthly         

17        Civil Services Cronical (Hindi)          Monthly         

18        Parikatha (Hindi)                                Bimonthly      

19        Shabad Boond (Punjabi)                     Monthly         

20        Careers 360                                         Monthly                     

21        PC Quest                                             Monthly

22        Partiyogita darpan (Hindi)                  Monthly

23        Success Mirror (Hindi)                       Monthly

24        Vanita (Hindi)                                     Monthly

25        Down to Earth                                    Fortnightly

26        Down to Earth (Hindi)                        Monthly

27        Employment New (English)               Weekly                       

Newspapers Subscribed by Library

Sr. No.                         Name of Newspaper                              

1                                  The Hindu      

2                                  The Tribune

3                                  Dainik Bhaskar          

4                                  Dainik Jagran 

5                                  Amar Ujala     

6                                  Punjab Kesri              

7                                  Employment News