ADP College

About the Library

The Central library which is the heart of the college was established in 1959. It is well equipped library, centrally located with open access system and does provide right impetus for the intellectual growth of the students, teachers, research scholars and other around. The library is in a three storied building with 700 floor area.

The library has a collection of 51345 number of Textbooks,Reference and other books.The library has some special collection of books on Gandhian thoughts, Vivekananda studies, Ambedkar studies, Human rights, Women studies, Tribal studies, Sankardeva studies, Publication by faculty members, College publication, award winning books etc. Apart from these special collections the library has a good collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, books on competitive examinations and a good collection of manuscripts and rare books.

The library is fully automated with Integrated Library management system(ILMS) named SOUL 3.0. SOUL 3.0 is installed for automating inhouse activities and services of the library along with barcode facility. The Online Public Access catalogue (OPAC) is made available for library users to know the status of availability of books and documents in the library. The library uses Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system for classification of books.

The library has set up an Institutional Repository( http//: in 2018 by using D-Space digital library software where college publications, question paper of previous years, rare books and reports are kept in digitized form. The repository can be accessible over library LAN and library wifi.

The entire library complex in wifi enabled. Students can use internet facility in the digital library. The all computer systems are equipped with power back facility available through online UPS system(5 KVA). The library is an active member of INFLIBNET centre and NLIST consortia.

The library offers various services to its users like automated circulation of books, Online public access catalogue(OPAC), Reprography, library orientation, book bank facility for poor and differently able students. C.C. cameras are installed inside the library for strict surveillance.

  • Name of ILMS software: SOUL 3.0
  • Nature of automation: Fully
  • Version: 3.0
  • Year of automation: 2010
  • Name of the Digital Library software: D Space
  • Online Digital library Link:
  • Collection:

    The central library of the College has the following collection as on 31 March 2023::

    S. No. Name of Resources Total Number
    01 Books 51345
    02 Print Journals 26
    03 Electronic Journals N-LIST, DOAJ
    04 News Paper 10
    05 Bound Volumes 635
    06 CD-ROMs 113
    07 Dissertation 20
    08 Thesis 9(Soft copies)
    09 Minor research Project Report 15
    10 Manuscript 53
    11 Rare Book 65
    12 Documents in Institutional Repository 1934