About Deshbandhu College Library

The Deshbandhu College was established in 1952, the college has one of the largest libraries in terms of space and collection in South Campus Colleges of Delhi University. The college library has provided impetus to library services with the introduction of new and modern ICT infrastructure. The library is connected with Delhi University wide area campus networking system and provides access to electronic resources to its users from Delhi University Library System (DULS) and UGC-INFONET Consortium. The college library also subscribed NLIST (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content) which provide access to e-resources to its members. The library is providing various services such as reference service, circulation service, question bank, syllabus bank, Audio service for visually challenged persons, book bank service, and Open access to book shelves. The orientation programme is conducted at the commencement of new academic session every year. The library is computerized and books are bar-coded and made easily accessible through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue). The library has a massive collection of 1,05,878 Books on sciences, social sciences, literature and languages(Sanskrit, Hindi, Sindhi, Punjabi, Bengali, English). The college library is functioning with mantra of:-

“The right book to the right user at the right time”

The college library has various sections such as:

The College library is using Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme (23rd Edition) for classifying the documents. The library users with the help of given ten main classes are able to find out the required document.

The Ten Main classes are

000 Computer Science, Information & General Works
100 Philosophy & Psychology
200 Religion
300 Social Sciences
400 Languages
500 Science
600 Technology
700 Arts & Recreation
800 Literature
900 History & Geography