Prof. Ram Dayal Munda Central Library

Prof. Ram Dayal Munda Central Library
"बिना ग्रंथों का कक्ष, बिना आत्मा की देह है।"


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About Library :

The University Library, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University is a Centre of information for the academic community of the University and is expected to be developed into a hub of knowledge to all the academic community and a gateway to national and global knowledge. It ensures fair access to knowledge to the academics on the campus in particular and to each individual related to the university in general. The Library started functioning in July 2009. Within a short period it could attain a considerable level of development and is moving fast towards a fully automated library. Library is using Libsys7 Software for automation.

Mission :

In keeping with the vision and mission of the University, the library has been established “to promote knowledge generation and application through its effective dissemination”. The library, therefore, acts as the main learning resource Centre of the University and provides services and facilities to meet the requirements of the University’s teaching, training, and research programmers.

Objectives :

The library operates with the following objectives:

  • • To support the learning process of the PhD/PG/UG students through provision of knowledge/information.
  • • To meet knowledge/information needs of the faculty, to support their teaching activities.
  • • To meet knowledge/information needs of the faculty and research staff to support their research activities.
  • • To respond effectively, where possible, to the knowledge/information needs of the University’s client systems.

Facilities and Services

Library collection

Total volumes – 57,427 including 1309 donated books
Online e-resources subscribed through INFLIBNET e-ShodhSindh
Taylor & Francis South Asia Archive
World e-Book Library (4 million+ e-Books)

Library timing

Monday to Friday 9.30 AM to 10 PM
Saturday and Sunday 9.30 AM to 6 PM
Closed on 06 national holidays

Library services and facilities

Book lending service
Reading room service: 500 students can be accommodated at a time
Reference service
Internet access (25 computers for accessing internet)
Current awareness service
Photocopy service by outsourcing
Separate section for Competitive exams
Separate sections for tribal studies
Separate section for reference collection
Separate reading room teachers and research scholars
Separate section for textbooks
Anti-plagiarism checking software (URKUND)


Library is a member of INFLIBNET Shodhganga, a repository of Indian Ph.D Theses & Dissertations.

Innovative activities

Library has a special scheme called ‘Earn-While-Learn’ to help needy students earn some money during their free time.
Library has presence on social media via face book for creating awareness on latest happenings in Library
Library has set up NPTEL local chapter to help students pursue online courses and obtain certification

Databases subscribed through e-ShodhSindhu Consortium of UGC- INFLIBNET

1. South Asia Archive (Taylor & Francis Publishers)

About South Asia Archives: The South Asia Archive is as a specialist digital platform delivering global electronic access to culturally and historically significant literary material produced from the Indian subcontinent. The archive comprises out-of-copyright material dating back to the start of the eighteenth century and up to the mid-twentieth century.

Access URL :

Note : The e-resource can be accessed only through User name and password. Kindly contact the following staff - Mr.Pradeep. P. Kavi ( or Mr. Mohit Garg ( for the same

2. World e-Book Library

About World e-Book Library : The World Library Foundation is a global coordinated effort to preserve and disseminate digital facsimiles of historical books, classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other heritage works in a number of languages and countries around the world. The collection consists of more than 4 million primary source eBooks & e-Documents spanning the past 1,000 years of world history. The Collection features works from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas in almost 300 different languages. In addition, the contemporary journal collections include scholarly journals and academic articles from every academic field.

Access URL :

Note : The World eBook Library can be accessed directly using the address mentioned above and all the books are available in pdf format for download. There is no need for user name and password. However, for personalizing user preferences, users need to register on the website.

Free access online journals

Free access journals by Elsevier
Free access journals by Springer (Subject -wise)
Free access journals by SAGE publisher
Free access journals by Taylor & Francis
Free access journals by Indian Academy of Sciences
Free access journals by Scientific Research: an Academic Publisher
Free access journals by Karger
Free access journals by the American Association for the advancement of Science
Free access to PLOS Publications
Free access journals by Wiley
Free access journals by Emerald publishers
Free access journals by Scientific Journals
List of the journals indexed in Web of Science
Free access journals by MDPI
Biomed Central: BioMed Central provides full text access to a range of open access (ie, free) and subscription-based journals in the fields of biology and medicine. A keyword search option allows you to locate papers already available on the website and to view them in HTML or PDF format.
Computer User: Online journal looking at the latest developments in computing and cyberspace.
The Economist :In-depth economic news and analysis from around the world. Latest issue in full text.
Electronic Journals Library: Lists free scientific and scholarly journals, plus others that are accessible for a fee.

eLife: Publishes outstanding research in the life sciences and biomedicine, from the most fundamental and theoretical work, through to translational, applied, and clinical research.
HEDBIB HEDBIB: is a database on higher education systems, administration, planning, policy, and evaluation.
IOP Science: A selection of articles from the Institute of Physics chosen for their quality and recency.;jsessionid=B2B0208B907C40E87DF337A31D3DA783.ip-10-40-1-105
National Geographic : Excerpts and interactive features from the world famous magazine.
New Scientist: One of the world's leading general science magazines. Articles on homepage can be read for free.
Newsweek : General-interest current events. Contains the full text of current articles.
Online Serials: Page Lists freely accessible journals on the web.
Open Humanities Press : Peer-reviewed open access books and journals in the humanities.
Scientific American: Free articles and content on the homepage of this site. Not all back issues and current issues are free to view.
SciTech Daily Review: Outstanding selection of links to fulltext articles from the world's foremost online scientific publications. Fast to download. Very highly recommended

Free access eBooks

Digital Library of India

Free access eBooks by JSTOR (list of the books)

Free access to Springer eBooks

Free access to eBooks under project Gutenberg

Open access eBooks

Free online textbooks

Digital book index (subject wise)

EBooks directory

Open book project (Computer Science)

World eBook library: World eBook library provides e-books free of charge to disabled or special needs users. If you feel you qualify you can register by using this link.

Free access database

Portal of access databases (subject-wise)


IMF data

The World Factbook: provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

Free courseware/ study material

E-PG Pathshala is repository of e-content in 77 subjects at postgraduate level in different subjects across all disciplines of social sciences, arts, fine arts & humanities, natural & mathematical sciences, linguistics and languages.

eGyankosh: study material for all course by Indira Gandhi National Open University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology open courseware

Free video lectures

Free courseware/ study material

E-content by Consortium of Educational Communication (free access to E content of 89 undergraduate courses) Click Here

Online Newspapers in India

Hindi Newspapers

English Newspapers


NISCAIR (CSIR) online journals repository

Preprints: The multidisciplinary Preprint Platform

Free access Repositories

RBI content

Shodh Ganga (Thesis & Dissertation submitted to Indian Universities)

e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Science, and Economics

Digital Commons Network: Open Access articles- search by discipline.

PhysNet: Physics Documents Worldwide

Research Papers in Economics : Collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 82 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The heart of the project is a decentralized bibliographic database of working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components.



Dr.Shankar Reddy Kolle

Deputy Librarian
Qualification : M.L.I.Sc., UGC-NET, JRF., M.Phil.,Ph.D. UGC-NET
Contact No. :7649034478
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Mohit Garg

Assistant Librarian
Qualification : B.Tech(IT), MSLIS(DRTC, ISI) UGC-NET
Contact No. : 8139906073,
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Mr. Krishna Kumar Singh

Qualification : M.Lib., M.Phil., HDCA
Contact No. : 09425183715,
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Mr. Rajivaksh Tripathi

Library Assistant
Qualification : MLIS, M.Com., Six Months Computer Diploma, Lib. Software : Libsys, Alice and New Genlib,UGC NET , CG SLET
Contact No. : 09685893133, 09826113305
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Mr. Yogesh Kumar

Library Assistant
Qualification : BLIS, MLIS, UGC NET
Contact No. : 9807037059
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Mr. Alok Kumar

Professional Assistant
Qualification : MA(Geography), MLIS, PGDCA, UGC-NET, JRF
Contact No. : 9777673310
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Mr.Pravendra Kumar

Lower Division Clerk
Qualification :CCC, M.B.A.
Mobile No. : 9675889239
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Contact Us

Prof. Ram Dayal Munda Central Library
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak
Lalpur, Dist. Anuppur (M.P.) -484 887
Email id:
Phone No.07629 269725