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Central Library

INTRODUCTION ABOUT THE LIBRARY

The university library was started in 2013 with the existing college library building in Jobner. The university library has an existing area of about 14000sq. feet which is mainly scattered in different units with environments to all readers and ventilated spacious air-conditioned reading rooms to provide dedicated services.

Mission and vision

The primary mission of the university library is to provide adequate support for teaching, research, and extension programs by maximizing digital information resources to teachers, scientists, students, researchers, farmers, trainees, agricultural officers, and other users of different units of SKNAU, Jobner. The vision of the university library is to make a Digital Resource Learning Center for all constituent colleges, institutes, and other units of the university.  The objectives behind the university library is to create a digital learning environment adhering to teaching, research, and extension programs of the university along with comprehensive collections of conventional documents and a digital learning environment thatincludes, modern ICT infrastructure facilities wellequipped with RFID  system,CCTV, UPS, AC, Xerox Machine, Dehumidifiers, Printers and computers providing Internet Surfing with 24x7 hours high-speed Wi-Fi Internet Laptop zone facility in the library, campus & hostels. Online Public Access Catalog (Web-Opac, CeRa online Journals and, online theses, lifetime e-books access,and Digital database services also provided.

Achievements of 2023

During July 2023 Appointments of Assistant Librarians have been made to the University and constituent colleges of the university which will help in digitizing all the libraries and make a uniform data access facility to all the students of different constituent colleges of SKNAU, Jobner.

An Upgraded new Koha on Cloud (Version 23.05) was installed for Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University and constituent colleges so that every user can access the database available on our all campuses.

More than 2500 university theses have been added to ICAR Krishikosh for access facilityamong students and faculty members of SKNAU, Jobner.

ONLINE- RESOURCES/ CeRa ACCESS FACILITIES

1.

Online E-Resources Services /CeRa Access

Web link/IP address / Library resource links

http://www.sknau.ac.in/en/student/resources/central-library

2.       

J Gate Journals (ICAR)

http://jgateplus.com/search/

3.       

ICAR open-accesse-journals

http://epubs.icar.org.in/ejournal/

4.       

ICAR IDEAL E-Granth (Union Catalogue)

http://ideal.egranth.ac.in/cgi-bin/koha/pages.pl?p=1

5.       

Koha Cloud OPAC online Library (SKNAU)

URL: https://sknca-opac.kohacloud.in

6.       

MOPAC (Android I-Mobile)

Download the KOHA Access MOPAC Android App 

Add I-Mobile facility for MOPAC

7.       

Lifetime E-Books access

https://www.asapglobe.com/Search.aspx?q=PurchasedBooks&type=keyword

8.       

India Agri stat database

http://www.indiastatagri.com/

9.       

SKNAU - Krishikosh (ICAR)

http://krishikosh.egranth.ac.in/handle/1/84614

10.   

Francis Taylor eBooks

http://www.sknau.ac.in/Content/pdf/List%20of%20Accessible%20titles%20-%20SKN%20Agricultural%20University.pdf

Important Glimpses

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Students Orientation Programme
Training of RFID system

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Digital Book Transaction System
Main Reading Hall

AVAILABLE BOOKS, PERIODICALS, etc.

S.No.

Particulars

Available nos. (as on 30.06.2022)

Available nos. 01.07.2023

Total

1.

Books

54338

25

54363

2

Print Journals

34

-

34

3

Newspapers

10

-3

7

4

Magazines

18

18

 

5

Government Publications (Reports)

2998

-

2998

6

Theses

2565

82

2647

7

CDROM Database

121

-

121

The University library has highly specialized collections of 54363 books in Agriculture and Allied Sciences which include Books, Theses, Bound Journals, Government Publications, Book Bank Textbooks, and CD-ROMs. etc. Central Library subscribes to 34 Indian print journals, 7 Newspapers, and 18Magazines. In addition to this,a 24x7-hour online access facility of 53eBooks (lifetime access), e-journals (CeRA access), and ICAR e-journals are also available on campus.

Book Bank Facility

A Computerized Book Bank facility is open to all students and staff of this college for their selection,issue along consultations of reading materials. An open access system has been adopted for consultation and selection of books. In this scheme books are issued to all SC/ST students free of charge and all other general categories of students are given textbooks on a rental basis (Rs 10 per book). The books are issued for complete one semester through a single window system i.e.  RFID KIOSK system. More than 15000 UG/PG collections of textbooks are available to all students.The books are issued to students with10 books from the book bank and four books fromthe library.

DIGITIZATION OF LIBRARY

The library is fully computerized with KOHA - RFID SYSTEM under library automation services. More than 54344book collections of the library have been tagged with Radio Chips for computerized checkout/check-in services on RFID KIOSK.  KOHA (library software) online catalogue (webspace) facilities have also been provided to all users. It includes about 60000 books consisting of books, theses, journals, and other textbooks, etc.

COA, Lalsot (Dausa) is computerized & and enabled with an RFID system

LIBRARY FACILITIES OF CONSTITUENT COLLEGES            

Besides main campus, the library infrastructure facilities/ e Resources / Inter Library Loan Services have been provided to the constituents colleges of  the university . presently College of Agriculture  located at, Lalsot (Dausa),  Bharatpur , Fatehpur Shekhawati, (Sikar),,Basedi (Dholpur), Kotputli , RARI Durgapura , Jhilai   Bhusavar , Neem ka Thana Sikar  , Navagaon (Alwar ), Kishangarhbaaas (Alwar) and S.K.N. College of Agricculture, Jobner  and .More than 69681 collections of books have been uploaded on koha database software  which can be accessed through webopac facility (http://14.139.51.38/webopac):  COA , Lalsot Dausa is also computerized  & enabled with RFID system

SKNAU  Constituent Colleges

Koha Webopac Digital records

COA, Kotputli

100

COA, Kishangarhbass Alwar

117

COA, Basedi Dholpur

502

RARI, Jaipur

549

COA, Navagaon Alwar

1405

 COA, Fatehpur

3474

COA, Lalsot

4936

COA, Bharatpur

5163

SKNCOA, Jobner 

53435

Total

69681

FACILITIES UPDATED DURING THIS YEAR

A separate Reading room (VACHNALAY)has been provided in the library to enhance better reading facilities forstudents.Planningfor one more VACHNALAYwith 24x7hours high-speed Wi-Fi Internet Laptop zone facilities.

A surplus number of purchased textbooks and other desired books have been provided through inter-library loan services (on a loan basis) to constituent colleges of SKNAU,Jobner

OTHER INFORMATION

More than 5000 catalogue records of the university library have been digitized and uploaded on kohaWebopac Opac Login URL: https://sknca-opac.kohacloud.in/.

More than 500 digitized materials (including Theses, Reports/ Question Paper / Manual/ Research Papers, etc.) have been uploaded on ICAR- Krishikosh Portal (under Instuitional Repositories) (https://krishikosh.egranth.ac.in/handle/1/84614).  Free / Open Access e- Journals (ICAR) is also available to all constituent colleges of SKNAU, Jobner through a web link (http://epubs.icar.org.in/ejournal/ ).

The other leading online central library resource services of the university can be accessed through the web page HTTP://www.sknau.ac.in/en/student/resources/central-library).

 Staff Information:

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NAME OF LIBRARY STAFF/ DESIGNATION

EMAIL / CONTACT NUMBER

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Dr. B.L. Jat

University Librarian
University  Central Library, SKNAU, Jobner
librarian@sknau.ac.in
01425-254022
M: 7357105495

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Dr Vineeita Chauhan

Asstt.Librarian

incharge.libskncoa@sknau.ac.in

8619077003

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Dr. Charat Lal Bairwa

Asstt.Librarian

incharge.libskncoa@sknau.ac.in

9460047836

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Shri Puranmal

ASO ( Accounts)

9269764581

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Shri Himmat Singh 

Peon

himmatsingh.library@sknau.ac.in

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Smt Kanchan  Tak 

Peon

8058496496

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIANS (2013 ONWARDS)

Year

Central Library Officer In charges

2014 -15

Prof  Ashok K Sharma

2015-16

Prof  Neelam Yadav

2016-17

Prof O P Sharma

2017-2019

Prof Madhuri Joshi

2019-2021

Prof B L Jat

2021  to 2023

Prof Sunita Gupta