Midnapore City College Central Library
Library Collection

The Library is having a collection of more than 30 thousand print documents, subscribing to 87 print journals. The collection consists of Books, Back volumes Periodicals, Conference Proceedings, Standards, Reports, Microforms, and CD-ROM Databases and Audiovisual materials.


The Library uses Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) scheme to classify its documents. DDC groups the Universe of Knowledge into ten broad categories like General works and Computer Science and Information; Philosophy and Psychology; Religion; Social Sciences; Languages; Pure Science; Technology; Arts& Recreation; Literature; and History and Geography. Each subject is assigned to a classification number to locate book on shelf. Books are arranged on the racks in the ascending order of classification numbers.

Current Periodicals

The Library subscribes to 87 print journals. The current issues of these periodicals are kept in the Current Periodical Display Room. They are arranged department-wise. Within each department the periodicals are arranged in the alphabetical order of their titles. A list of ‘Recent Arrival of Print Journals’ is pasted on the notice board adjacent to the Current Periodical Display Room and is also circulated via ‘Gmail’ on weekly basis. The current periodicals are not issued out. Users are urged to read them inside the Room. They can, however, take them out of the Room for photocopying articles of their interest.

Magazines Available In the College Library
  • Achievers
  • Biology Today
  • Current Affairs .Com
  • Civil Service Time
  • Chemistry Today
  • Computer Refreshers
  • Computer Success Review
  • GK Today
  • Kurukshetra
  • Master in Current Affairs
  • Mathematics Today
  • Physics for You
  • Science Reporter
  • Yojana
  • Desh (Bengali)
  • Jnan o Bijnan(Bengali)
  • Pratijogita Darpan (Bengali)
  • Safalya (Bengali)
Newspapers Available In the College Library:
  • The Anandabazar Patrika (Bengali)
  • The Employment News
  • The Karmakhetra (Bengali)
  • The Krmasansthan (Bengali)
  • The Telegraph
  • The Times of India
  • Youbakristi

E-Resources: Electronic Resources are of various forms.e.g.electronic journals(e-journal),electronic books(e-book),on line databases in varied digital formats, adobe acrobat document(.pdf),web pages(.htm,.html,.asp etc.) and more. Here, Library shares few e-resource links that could be helpful for the students beyond the campus for their self study.

Koha is the world's best open source library automation software. It is used in organizing our library management software. Our library uses the version Koha has all the modules you would expect in fully-functional library software – acquisition, serials, members, circulation, cataloguing, reports, and tools.

N-LIST National Library and Information Services (INFLIBNET)

Midnapore City College member of N-LIST programme. Under NLIST programme, you will have access for the e-resources (6,000+ e-journals and 31, 35,000+ e-books. Library members are requested to contact LIBRARIAN to login and access content.CLICK HERE

Full-text Electronic Resources

Sl. No.E-resourcesPublishing CountryNo. of JournalsBack-files from
1American Institute of PhysicsUSA18Ten yrs.
2Annual ReviewsUSA33Ten yrs.
3Economic and Political Weekly (EPW)India11966
4Indian JournalsIndia1862007
5Institute of PhysicsUK46Vol. 1+
6JSTORUSA2500Vol. 1+
7Oxford University PressUK2621996
8Royal Society of ChemistryUK29Ten yrs.
9H. W. WilsonUSA30751982
 Total 6150 
Electronic Books

Sl.No.E-book NamePublishing CountryBooks
2Cambridge Books OnlineUK1800
3EBSCO Host-Net LibraryUSA936
4Hindustan Book AgencyIndia65
5Institute of South East Asian Studies (ISEAS) BooksIndia382
6Oxford Scholarship OnlineUK1402
7Springer eBooksGermany2300
8Taylor & Francis eBooksUK1800
9Myilibrary-McGraw HillUSA1124
10Sage Publication eBooksUK1000
11Open Access (Net Library) 3500
12World eBook Library 3000000
 Total 3164309
Midnapore City College Digital Repository

Welcome to the digital repository of Midnapore City College Central Library. The aim of this digital repository is to provide free service to academics, researchers, and students. It is a digital service that collects, preserves, and distributes rare digital material. Repositories are important tools for preserving an organization's legacy; they facilitate digital preservation and scholarly communication. This service is hosted from the Server at the Central Library, Midnapore City College.

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Midnapore City College Library
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Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India

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Email: library@mcconline.org.in