Library

Library

The MGCL library is located in the ground floor of the main building. The students and faculty members of the Institute have access to a library well stocked with a varied collection of books, journals, online and CD-ROM databases and covering case reports. The fully automated library with library management software enables students easier access to search facilities, leading international and national legal databases such as Westlaw, Manupatra, which are indispensable for research requirements and preparation for competitions. The libraries are easily navigable thanks to the digital catalogue and the computerized library procedures. In addition to relevant law books, the collection of books in the library comprises a wide range of genres such as fiction, autobiography, and travelogue. The library provides separate space for reading, reference and photocopying. The library committee, constituted with  the Principal as Chairman, the librarian as member secretary and select faculty members, monitors the functioning of the library.

 

Library Rules & Regulations

The college has a library with a varied collection of books as well as an online library with access to reputed online legal databases such as Westlaw, a U.S. based online legal research database, Manupatra etc. Students can avail of the usage of the online library only with the permission of the person in-charge of it. This legal database has been a tremendous help for students and faculty members in their pursuit of research in law and legal studies.

1. Students are expected to use the library in their free time and after class hours. Students will not be permitted to use the library during class hours except with prior permission of the authority concerned.

2. The identity card is a must for all library transactions.

3. Users are expected to maintain silence in the library.

4. The use of mobile phones in the library is prohibited.

5. Users should fully co-operate with the librarian and the library staff.

6. Users must replace a book from where it is taken.

7. Users of the library should avoid taking out several books or volumes at a time.

8. Undergraduates may borrow 3 books at a time for a period of 14 days. Post-graduate students may borrow 5 books and teachers may borrow 7 books at a time for a period of 14 days.

10. Books must be returned on or before the due date.

11. If borrowed books are not returned on time, each day shall entail a penalty of a certain amount of money.

12. Reference books are not to be issued, and should be referred to within the library itself.

13. Uncatalogued and unnumbered books, current journals/periodicals etc. will not be issued.

14. Books for the next semester will not be issued to the students who have not returned the books taken by them in the previous semester.

15. Printed matters, Books, Bags, Files, Mobile phones and other personal belongings should be kept outside the library.

16. If any book is lost, damaged or mutilated the borrowers shall be required to replace the book with fine fixed by the Director.

17. Students should clear all dues to library before submitting their application for end semester University examinations. They should obtain a No dues statement from the librarian.

18. Photocopying facility is available in the library.

 

Working Hours:

8.00 am to 4.00 pm on all days except on Sundays and Public Holidays

9.30 am to 3.00 pm on Saturdays except on Second Saturdays

 

For any query:

mail to library@mgcl.ac.in