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Brief

Central Library SKUAST-K Shalimar

The Library System of Sheri-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, comprises of ‘Central Library’ (CL) at the main campus Shalimar, and five Faculty Libraries and ten Research Centre/Station Libraries all across the Kashmir & Ladakh. The Library System supports the teaching, research and extension programmes of the University.  All the Libraries in the System have been computerised and barcoded. The services are rendered in an automated mechanism both through online and offline mode. Efforts have been made to facilitate the users with nascent information resources in the field of Agriculture and allied disciplines. A sound IT Infrastructure base and Network facility has been established in all the constituent Libraries of the System. The sources and services of the System have been made highly visible through a dynamic Webpage incorporated in the University website and has also a live Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). The Library Webpage has attracted researchers/ scholars of the valley. Details about the faculties is as under:

1. Faculty of Agriculture (FOA) Library at Wadura Sopore; 2. Faculty of Veterinary Sciences & AH (FVSc.) Library at Shuhama Srinagar;        3. Faculty of Fisheries, Rangil, Ganderbal (FOFy); 4. Faculty of Forestry, Benihama, Ganderbal; 5. Faculty of Horticulture, Wadura Sopore.

The library system though multi-campus in nature is quite adequate, and well commensurate with the number of registered Library Members. The details of Library system is as under:

Reading and Stack Space Areas

Name of Library/Destination

Total Library Area

Stacking Area

Seating Arrangement for Readers

Cabins for Research Scholars

Central Library, Shalimar Campus

15000 Sqft.

9000 Sqft.

150

35

Faculty of Agriculture, Wadura

5500 Sqft.

3000 Sqft.

48

12

Faculty of Veterinary & AH, Shuhama

9000 Sqft.

6500 Sqft.

46

10

Faculty of Fisheries, Rangil

4300 Sqft.

2500 Sqft.

30

08

Division of Sericulture, Mirgund

3000 Sqft.

1800 Sqft.

20

04

Research Centre/          Stations/          Sub Stations and KVK/ETCs supporting Libraries

10000 Sqft.

7000 Sqft.

70

10

 

 
 
 
 
 
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