The total collection of books in the Library is over
2,25,672 vols. (as on 23/08/2016)
includes Text Books and Reference Books. The collection includes books
from the various branches of knowledge such as Social Sciences, Natural
Sciences and Humanities. The Text Books may be consulted within the
Library or may get issued as per formalities laid down in the Library
Act. These books are issued to the authorized Library Members for a
certain period as per status of the Member. The Reference Books are for
only consultation in the library premises and are not allowed for issue.
If a Member fails to return book within the stipulated time, an overdue
charges is levied against each book per day at the rate prefixed against
each category of Member.
Journals or periodicals or serials are publications produced on a
continuing basis following certain regularity of periodicity in its
publications. For instance weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually, etc.
There are some journals which are published irregularly also.
The LNB Library currently holds:
current periodicals (scholarly journals and popular magazines)
regional and national newspapers
8,000+ e- journals
The LNB Library possesses some Government Publications which include the
of Assam's Statistical Reports
Gandhi and Nobel Laureate Collection
The LNB Library has a special Gandhi and Nobel Laureate Collection of about 200 vols.
which is at present housed at the Ground Floor.
North East Collection
The LNB Library has a special and rare collection of over 4000 books on
North East India which is housed at the Ground Floor.
Theses and Dissertation
The Library has 4579 Theses and Dissertations of various
branches of knowledge such as Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
including Medical Science and Humanities. Their bibliographical details
are accessible through OPAC.
The library provides a Reference Section with above 11834 reference
books, current and retrospective.
The Reference Books are for only consultation in the library premises
and are not allowed for issue.
The Library has a collection of approximately 100 newspaper bound
volumes of important national and regional newspapers. Moreover, the
library provides newspaper service with
current national and regional newspapers.