Berhampur University is having a Central Library named as R.P. Padhi Library to commemorate the memory of the Late R.P. Padhi who served the University as the Vice Chancellor from 1968 to 1972. His contributions to the Institution is highly appreciable and praise worthy. The Library was established in the year 1968 to meet the growing needs of the students, teachers , research scholars and book loving personnel. It is a 3-storey building having three main sections.
Objectives of R. P. Padhi Library
Library Facilities and Different Sections of the R.P. Padhi Library
1. Acquisition Section
The Library has about 1,30,000 books . This section deals with the procurement and allotment of accession no. to the library documents.
2. Technical Processing Section
The belongings of the library are fully processed using the popular technical tools like 18th edition of DDC for classification and AACR–II for cataloguing. The centrally exhibited library catalogue is arranged alphabetically under three sections such as author, title and subject for tracing each book by the library users.
3. Circulation Section
The Circulation Section of Library is kept open from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. The transaction hours of this Section are from 10.45 am to 2.00 pm and 2.30 pm to 3.45 pm on all working days.
FIRST FLOOR: Reference Section-I
1. Journal Section
The Journal Section is kept open from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm in all the working days of the University. The Section is occupied with Current Journals, Back Volume of Journals , Reports , Statistical Handbooks , Census Reports , Maps ,Globe, Reference Books (Encyclopaedia, Dictionary, Year Book etc.) and Ph.D Theses with reading Room and E-Content access center .
2. e-Content access centre
Apart from these , users are also accessing e-resources like Books, Journals, Reports, Coference Proceedings and Ph.D Thesis from PROQUEST database and UGC INFONET digital consortium through 30 access points.
SECOND FLOOR: Reference Section–II
1. Textbook-cum-Reading Room Section
The textbook-cum-reading room section is functioning in the 2nd floor of the R.P. Padhi Library building. This Section is kept open for use and reference from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm from Monday to Friday and 10.30 am to 4.30 pm on Saturday and Sunday except University holidays. This Section is occupied with Text and Reference Books , M. Phil. Theses, P.G.Dissertations, News Papers( Odia,English , Hindi and Telugu.) and Magazines.
Assistant Librarian(Librarian I/c)
|S No||Supporting Staffs||Designation|
|1||Ms.Puspa Ranjani Kumbha||Senior Typist|
|2.||Mr.N.Narayan Rao||Senior Assistant|
|3.||Ms.Usha Rani Pattnaik||Senior Typist|
|4.||Mr.Bira Kishore Panda||Library Attendant|
|5.||Mr.Surendra Purohito||Library Attendant|
|6.||Ms.Ranjita Nayak||Library Attendant|
|7.||Mr.N.Ramesh Kumar||Library Attendant|
|8.||Ms.Surya Prabha Pandit||Peon|
|9.||Ms.Golap Devi Panda||Peon|