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1 PU Library Welcome

2 Punjab University Library Orientation

3 PU Library Programs Summary Introduction to library and basic rules Library membership & services How to search a book? Reference sources & usage Online resources Basic searching techniques Library visit

4 PU Library Introduction to Library and basic rules Established in 1873 as Punjab College Library Converted to Punjab University Library in 1882 Started its collection from 2000 Shifted to Quaid-e-Azam Campus in 1988 Pakistans largest collection having almost half a million items

5 PU Library Facts and figures about Library Staff 128 Professional Staff 28 Library Collection4,50,000+ General English Books1,53,000 Urdu Books80,000 English Periodicals 1,00,000 Urdu Periodicals78,000 Complimentary Periodicals 143 Manuscripts23,000 Foreign Research Journals54 Purchased Magazine 23 PU Departmental Journals 42 United Nations Collection 25,000 Govt. Publication & Reports 10,000 + HEC Online Journals 23,000+ HEC Online Books45,000+ Books in PDF on LAN8,000 Reference Books Collection 22,000 Persian Books 15,000

6 PU Library Facts and figures about Library (cont.) Arabic Books 30,000 Theses 5,500 Pakistan Collection 4,000 Chinese Collection800 CDs/DVDs Collection 1500 Micro Forms Collection 20,273 AV Material156 News Papers (1954- ) Donated Personal Collection46,985 Annual Budget1,23,00,000 Daily Visitors700+ Internet Usage Daily 400+ Annual Purchased Book 10,000+ Online /Offline Reference Services940 Daily Photocopies500+ Daily Issuance of Books 400 to 500 Seating Capacity in Library 800+ Computer (P3 +P4)216

7 PU Library Some Important rules Timings 8:00am. To 9:00 pm. No entry without digital card Guests are not allowed No bags and belongings allowed Keep cell phones silent Printed material not allowed No edibles are allowed Dont reshelf the books Beware of book security system Meetings and group discussions not allowed Watch the flex signs and notice boards Cooperate with library staff In case of any problem contact front desk of library

8 PU Library Internet Lab. Membership Internet Lab Membership 100 Rs. per annum Library is not responsible for any data loss due Every activity at your computer is being monitored so be careful Messengers, Facebook and Youtube are not allowed

9 PU Library Thank You Any Question?

10 Punjab University Library Registration & Circulation

11 PU Library Registration Students Lists: Registration is being started on arrival of Complete Students Lists along with Expiry Dates Membership Form: Fill your profile Attestation & Signature Current Picture Issuance Rules: Text Books for 3 days only (One at a time) General books for 14 Days Max 3 books for B category & 4 for C category One Month for Teachers Students will be responsible for any damage to the book 1 Rupee Per book per day is charged on overdue A price of three times is collected on lost books

12 PU Library Circulation Desk Issuance & Return: Find books & Bring at Circulation Counter Show PU Library Card Signature on Borrower Card Receive t he Gate Pass Note: torn, distorted & reference books are not issued Clearance Desk: Defaulter List, Over due books, Fines and Clearance Thesis & Text Books Desk: Not available at Open Shelves Theses can not be photocopied

13 PU Library Library Services Chat Reference Service ( Anti Plagiarism Service (M.Phil & Ph.D.) Multilingual OPAC Reference Services Photo Copy, Scanning, Printing SDI (Selective Dissemination of Information) for Research Scholars & Faculty members CAS (Current Awareness Service) News Paper Index (Library Publication) TOC (Table of Content Service) Internet facility at internet lab only for one year Informative Library website HEC E-Journals HEC E-Books 45,000 PDF E-Books 8,000+ Different Library Programs (Seminars, Orientation, Exhibitions Book Fair etc.)

14 PU Library Thank You Any Questions?

15 Punjab University Library Library Catalog Usage Card Catalog and OPAC

16 PU Library Library Catalog How to locate reading material Browsing Selecting from shelves Numerically arranged by classification or call number Searching Looking in the catalog Card Catalog or Online Public Access Catalog

17 PU Library Browsing explained Classified according to DDC 21 Major 10 Classes Generalities (knowledge, computer etc.) Philosophy, Psychology Religions, Christianity, Islam etc Social Sciences and Humanities Languages, English Urdu, grammar etc Pure Sciences, Biology, Physics, Chemistry Applied Sciences and technologies Arts, Entertainment, sports Literature, English Urdu, Novel, Fiction, poetry History, Geography, Travel

18 PU Library Numbers to Remember (Physics)1/ Molecular, atomic, nuclear physics Molecular physicsastronomy Atomic physicsastronomy (astro physics, Cosmology) 530 Physics (Pure Physics) Materials Theories and mathematical physics Relativity theory Quantum mechanics (Quantum theory) Matrix mechanics (Heisenberg representation) Wave mechanics

19 PU Library Numbers to Remember (Physics)2/ Statistical mechanics Field and wave theories Mathematical physics States of matter Solid-state physics Liquid-state physics Gaseous-state physics Plasma physics Instrumentation Measurement

20 PU Library Card Catalog Card catalogs are arranged alphabetically Like a dictionary Can be browsed by Author Title Subject

21 PU Library Catalog Card

22 PU Library How to locate the Book in the Shelf Books can be located through Call No.

23 PU Library Online Public Access Catalog Known as Computer Catalog

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27 OPAC Terminals within Library Offline at Circulation Section

28 PU Library How to open OPAC

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30 Thank you Any questions

31 PU Library Reference Sources & Usage Lets prepare for a quiz

32 PU Library Which are Reference Book? Dictionaries Encyclopedias Biographical Sources Yearbooks, Almanacs Geographical Sources: Gazetteers, Guide Books, Atlases Directories Current sources: hand books and manuals Bibliographies Audio-visual sources

33 PU Library LANGUAGE Definition, Spelling, Pronunciation, Abbreviations, Usage of Terms, Foreign Terms, Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Signs, Symbols, Slang, Dialect. DICTIONARY General Specialized

34 PU Library BACKGROUND General Information, Self Education, All About Something, Something About, Something on. ENCYCLOPAEDIAS General Specialized

35 PU Library PEOPLE Leading Personalities, Specialists, Professionals, Authors, Less-Known Persons. BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

36 PU Library TREND Current Events, Significant Developments of the Past Year, Trends in a Particular Field of Activity or Study. YEARBOOKS

37 PU Library PLACES Location, Description, Distances, Identification, Time Zones, Cultures, Statistics about geographic areas. GEORGAPHICAL SOURCES

38 PU Library ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDING SOCIETIES INSTITUTIONS Addresses, Aims, Membership, Publications, History, Structure, Names of Officials, Sessions and Semesters DIRECTORIES

39 PU Library FACTS AND ACTIVITIES Events, Statistics, Formulas, Curiosities About Traditions, Customs, Superstitions, Etc. Allusions, Identification of Plots. and Characters, Quotations, Record of Activities, How to do or how to Make or How to Conduct or How to Perform CURRENT SOURCES

40 PU Library LIST OF DOCUMENTS Best Books, Documents on a Subject, Literature Published in a Country, Reviews, Location of a Document, Bibliographical Details of a Document. BIBLIOGRAPHIES

41 PU Library ILLUSTRATIONS Diagrams, Pictures, Photographs, Slides, Films, Recordings. AUDIO-VISUAL

42 PU Library Thank You Any Questions

43 Punjab University Library Online Resources

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60 Punjab University Library Being a True Internet Surfer/ Searcher Click

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