Five Laws of Library Science
Books Are for Use
Every Book Its Reader
Every Reader His Books
Save The Time of the Reader
Library is a Growing Organism
RIE Library Bhopal
A Library with Life
The Institute Library is regarded as one of the bet libraries in Bhopal especially in view of the size and nature of collections acquired by it over the years and the nature of services extended to a large number of clientele. The library started its functioning since the session 1964-65 when the college was established
It assumes a significant place in the teaching learning programmes of the Institute Preliminary it caters to the needs of the staff and students of the Institute, research students & participants of the In-service programmes such as Workshops, Refresher Courses and Seminars etc. It is rapidly emerging as Resources and Consultancy on Education of the Western region of the country.
.The library block is situated at the north-west part of the main building of the Institute with its back faced towards the panoramic view of the upper lake. It has a floor area of 10,000 sq.ft, spread over 4 halls having izes 60’X40′,80’x40′,80’x40′ and 40’x30′. It has adopted open access system for access to books and other reading materials since its inception in 1964-65.
Through the main entrance of the library, the Library users enter the first hall(Hall No.1) where he important sections Reference, Text Books, Current numbers of periodicals etc. are housed. From the first hall the users can have their access to hall No.2, 3 and 4, The hall no.2 beneath the hall no.1, is relatively smaller in area where the Bound Volume of journals, books of lesser demand old books etc. are kept.
The halls No.3 and 4 are in the extended block. In hall no.3 are provided the Newspapers Reading corner, Light Magazine Corner, New arrivals display area, Circulation counter, stack area for books in English bearing class numbers from 000 to 509, NCERT, Govt. of India, UNESCO, HMSO, UGC Publications corner, Reading area and the Photocopy corner are located. In this hall are stacked books in English Version, on Psychology, Philosophy, Religion, Social Sciences Education Languages and General Science.
The Hall number 4 is in the ground floor. Books classified under numbers 510 to 990 in English Version and all books in Hindi, Marathi, Gujrati and Urdu Versions including language and Literature classified under numbers 000 to 990 are shelved in this hall. Books on all branches of Science, Technology, Commerce, Fine Arts, History etc. are kept in this hall. The reading area has been provided near the stack area. The old issues of newspapers of the current month are available in this section for consultation.
Since reading area has already been provided in every hall, the users are urged not to carry the books of one hall to another hall for the purpose of reading/consultation. The internal planning of various sections has been depicted in the chart shows in the inner part of front cover page.
The Library remains open from 9.00 AM to 8.00 PM on all days including Sundays, Saturdays and Govt. of India Holidays.
The timings of circulation are from 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM and from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM.