Women's College, Calcutta

Women's College, Calcutta

P-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue,
Kolkata - 700003

About the Library

The Library of Women’s College, Calcutta pays homage to the rich heritage of its locality, that is, the well-known Baghbazar. It acts as the knowledge hub of the entire institute and has a comprehensive high-quality list of information resources in the field of Humanities along with Arts, Social Sciences and Science. It was founded in 1937 at 204, Cornwallis Street, Kolkata-6. The library shifted with the shift of the campus to the present address of P-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue, Kolkata-3.

The library is located on the first floor of the main building of the college and the carpet area of the Central library is around 138 sq. metres. Additionally, each department has a departmental seminar library maintained by their respective faculties. The college also has a separate PG wing library housed at the top floor of the new building of the college which caters to the specific need of the post-graduate students maintaining collection of post-graduate dissertations.

Layout of the College Library:

Layout of the College Library

Membership criteria

All teaching staff and non-teaching staff of the College are the members of college Library after joining in the institution.

All regular students of the college are eligible for membership of college Library. By producing money receipt students can get membership card. Students must renew their membership card for each academic session with commencement of regular classes. Students must get library clearance at the time of form fill up prior to University Examination.

Library Hours

UG section

10 am to 5 pm(Monday to Friday)

10 am to 2 pm(Saturday)

PG section

3 pm to 7 pm(except Thursday)

Additionally the library remains open during the summer recess between 12 pm to 4 pm.

Library Advisory Committee

Dr. Mahua Das, Principal (Chairperson)
Lopamudra Dey Dutta, Librarian (Convenor)

Dr. Madhumita Das (Faculty)

Susmita Mitra (Faculty)

Kakali Munshi (Faculty)

Dr. Jhumpa Biswas (Faculty)

Dr. Debamitra Kar (Faculty)

Dr. Shukla Ghosh (Faculty)

Dr. Avijit Bannerjee (Faculty)

Himanshu Chakraborty (Accountant)

Student Representative

Library Staff

Name Qualification & Designation
Mrs.Lopamudra Dey Dutta MA,MLIS,B.ED, Librarian
Mr.Ajoy Dey B.Com, Library Clerk
Vacant Library Attendant