About Library

In 1964, when the journey of the College was started in morning section solely meant for women then a common Central Library was shared by three sections (morning / day/ evening) of the College. In 1984 the College was rechristened as Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women with separate Central Library. In recent years the college has extended its infrastructural facilities by constructing a new building to the east of its present campus with new well furnished Central Library on second floor.

The Central Library of the college is fully automated through KOHA: Integrated Library Management Software (Version: currently use . The library is spacious with journal display rack and well lighted with filtered drinking water facilities. Presently the library has two adequate reading rooms with CC Camera. It has a stock of more than 17,000 books and various journals on different discipline; e-books and e-journals are also available through N-list membership. Beside this In-house publications of college are also available in institutional repository through D-Space software. On web library site is also liked with different URL address of scholarly communication. Library also provides access of web-OPAC. It has photocopy facility for students as well.

SEMINAR LIBRARY: In addition to the Central Library, 17 departments offering honours courses have separate Seminar Libraries, for their honours students. It contains specialized books that the students can borrow with the permission from the Head of the Departments. The functioning of the Seminar Library is monitored by the departments concerned.

Library Hours

Day Start Time End Time
Monday 07.30 am 01:30pm
Tuesday 07:30am 01:30pm
Wednesday 07:30am 01:30pm
Thursday 07:30am 01:30pm
Friday 07:30am 01:30pm
Saturday 07:30am 01:30pm

Library Team

Sl. No. Name Designation Qualification View Profile
1. Tulima Dey Librarian Ph.D, M.L.I.Sc & M.A View
2. Sanjoy Datta Non Professional B.A.  
3. Payel Bhattacharya Causal Staff MA & MLISC  
4. Rinki Ghosh Causal Staff BA (Hons)