The College has a well managed, well stocked, and fully computerized central library having more than 14000 collections of text and reference books. Latest publications in the field of Economics, Education, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Literature, Commerce, Mathematics etc. are continuously added to the collection. Besides books, the Library also subscribes to a good number of periodicals and research journals pertaining to different subjects taught in the college. Popular magazines, various daily and weekly regional & national newspapers etc are also available in the reading room of the library. It also has a humble collection of digital resources in the form of CD-ROM, DVD-ROM.
The entire collections of the library have been converted in to machine readable form using sophisticated library management software SOUL 2.0, developed by the INFLIBNET Centre, an autonomous body of the UGC. The library is fully automated providing various housekeeping services to the users using computers such as automated issue & return of Books, access to online catalogues (OPAC), information retrieval using Boolean search operators, author, title, subject searching, database searching, bibliographic services, access to serial database etc. Besides, the library also provides Internet facility over a number of networked computers through LAN to the users of the library for accessing various learning resources on Internet.
The library has the facility to access various online e-resources through a UGC sponsored consortia viz. N-LIST (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content). Users of our library can access more than 3,500 online e-journals, more than 74,000 e-books covering a wide range of subjects in the field of social science, humanity etc.
The library also maintains a Book Bank Cell which has text book for the benefits of students belonging to economically weaker sections of the society. These books are issued for a full session to the bonafide students of the college. The library is also organizing user orientation programme for the freshers in order to make them familiar into the library systems and procedures.
Library remains open Monday to Saturday 9-30 AM to 5-00 PM
Book Issuing Hours Monday to Saturday 10-30 AM to 2-30 PM
There is a Library Advisory Committee which is formed as per the guidelines of the Director of Higher Education, Assam. Present formation of the Committee as per guidelines is:
Chairperson : Principal : Dr.D.Nath
Member Secretary : Librarian : Dr.D.Das
Members : Vice-Principal : Dr.S.Mahanta
One Member from Teachers: Dr.B.Baishya
The library committee extends advice and suggests new ideas to librarian from time to time for the improvement of the library facilities and services. Library matters are discussed and approved in the Library Committee meeting before implementation.
S.B.Deorah College Library provides following facilities and services for the benefit of the students and faculty members of the college:
On-line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) facility
Automated circulation of book facility
Access to online e-resources viz. e-books, e-journals through N-LIST consortia of INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad.
Collection of multiple copies of text and other recommended books of the Arts and Commerce courses offered in the college.
A good collection of reference books such as encyclopaedias, dictionaries, yearbooks, etc. including various subject reference books of economics, political science, education, social science, history, philosophy, English and assamese are available.
Selected Research Journals (printed), popular magazines and newspapers etc. are available in the reading room.
Separate Bound Periodical Section
Books for leisure reading such as fictions, biographies, short stories etc. and competitive examination related books are available for the students
Free Internet browsing facility is available for the students.
Photocopying facility for all.
Outside readers can use the library with due permission from the librarian.
The S.B.Deorah College Women’s Hostel is situated within the college campus which is under the supervision of Hostel Supervision Committee. The hostel is a 3 storyed R.C.C. building with residential complex for the Hostel Superintendent and the support staff. It has well furnished spacious and well-lit rooms. Equipped with all necessary facilities, the Hostel provides the boarders with the convenient space for study and relaxation. The food catered is hygienically prepared and nutritious. Facilities like newspapers, indoor games and a television set are also provided. At present the hostel accommodates 30 boarders who are given admission strictly on merit. The internal management of the hostel together with the supervision and care of the boarders is looked after by the Hostel Superintendent.
The Canteen of the College has been serving the students with healthy snacks.
Internet and Photocopy Facility
Unlimited Internet access and photocopy facility is available for the students in the College Library.
The College has a specious auditorium with a permanent stage for performing various academic and cultural activities.
The College has a smart classroom with modern equipments to make the teaching-learning process more interactive.
A folklore section cum Folklore Museum had been set up in 2004 to make the students and the society aware about the threat to and importance of the age-old traditions, customs, and cultural heritages of Assam and of the N.E.Region. The museum is also open for the public.
Games and Sports
All kinds of sports facilities are provided to the students to develop their skills in sports.