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1 Welcome

2 Punjab University Library

3 Program’s 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 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 Pakistan’s largest collection having almost half a million items

5 Facts and figures about Library
Staff Professional Staff 28 Library Collection 4,50,000+ General English Books 1,53,000 Urdu Books 80,000 English Periodicals ,00,000 Urdu Periodicals 78,000 Complimentary Periodicals Manuscripts 23,000 Foreign Research Journals 54 Purchased Magazine PU Departmental Journals 42 United Nations Collection ,000 Govt. Publication & Reports 10,000 + HEC Online Journals ,000+ HEC Online Books 45,000+ Books in PDF on LAN 8,000 Reference Books Collection ,000 Persian Books ,000

6 Facts and figures about Library (cont.)
Arabic Books ,000 Theses ,500 Pakistan Collection ,000 Chinese Collection 800 CDs/DVDs Collection Micro Forms Collection ,273 AV Material News Papers (1954- ) 22 Donated Personal Collection 46,985 Annual Budget 1,23,00,000 Daily Visitors Internet Usage Daily Annual Purchased Book 10,000+ Online /Offline Reference Services 940 Daily Photocopies Daily Issuance of Books to 500 Seating Capacity in Library Computer (P3 +P4) 216

7 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 Don’t 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 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 Thank You Any Question?

10 Registration & Circulation

11 Registration Students Lists: Membership Form: Issuance Rules:
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 Circulation Desk Issuance & Return: Clearance Desk:
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 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 Thank You Any Questions?

15 Library Catalog Usage Card Catalog and OPAC

16 Selecting from shelves
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 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 Numbers to Remember (Physics)1/2
Molecular, atomic, nuclear physics Molecular physics—astronomy Atomic physics—astronomy (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 Numbers to Remember (Physics)2/2
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 Card Catalog Card catalogs are arranged alphabetically
Like a dictionary Can be browsed by Author Title Subject

21 Catalog Card

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

23 Online Public Access Catalog
Known as Computer Catalog




27 OPAC Terminals within Library
Offline at Circulation Section

28 How to open OPAC

29 4 1 2 3 5

30 Thank you Any questions

31 Reference Sources & Usage
Lets prepare for a quiz

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

General Information, Self Education, All About Something, Something About, Something on. ENCYCLOPAEDIAS General Specialized

Leading Personalities, Specialists, Professionals, Authors, Less-Known Persons. BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

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

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

Addresses, Aims, Membership, Publications, History, Structure, Names of Officials, Sessions and Semesters DIRECTORIES

39 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

Best Books, Documents on a Subject, Literature Published in a Country, Reviews, Location of a Document, Bibliographical Details of a Document. BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Diagrams, Pictures, Photographs, Slides, Films, Recordings. AUDIO-VISUAL

42 Thank You Any Questions

43 Online Resources

















60 Being a True Internet Surfer/ Searcher

61 Thank you Any Questions?

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