Library plays a significant role in pursuit of academic excellence . The Rabindranath Tagore Library is an integral part of Delhi Metropolitan Education. It’s mission is to support DME in achieving excellence in research, learning, teaching and other organizational objectives, by providing scholarly information resources, emerging technologies and support for research and educational activities. It provides resources for augmenting studies and research activities that will assist DME in becoming the premier centre on education and research.
DME in view of its aims and objectives has a separate and spacious library for Law, BBA and BJMC in its premises and is updated frequently, by not only meeting the requirements of the curriculum but also with high quality scholarly resource materials, both in print as well as in digital formats.
As of now it has excellent collection of text books, reference books and law reports covering a wide range of general and special subjects.
The Rabindranath Tagore Library has adopted an open access system to assist the students and research scholars in locating their desired legal literature and other information thus making it easier for the readers to access to the library resources thereby saving precious time.
The library provides for e resources and databases, Manupatra, JSTOR , Heinonline are some noteworthy on-line sources.
Library Ambience and reading facilities:
We, at Rabindranath Tagore Library, endeavour to create right library ambience with an intention to benefit its users. Our timings and reading room facilities are student friendly and the services are extended depending on the specific co scholastic events.
Our library reading hall capacity utilization has been formulated in such a manner to enable maximum students to avail of reading/reference facility.
To keep the students abreast of current affairs the Library subscribes to leading national English dailies and magazines.
- To serve the academic community to augment DME’s academic excellence.
- To provide adequate resources as an aid for learning, research activities.
- To enrich the library not only with classic collection but also with the modern library resources.
- To computerize legal information, storage, retrieval and dissemination and ;
- To explore sharing of resources from various other law libraries in the form of a grid or consortium.
- Reading / consultation of books 6 days a week.
- Lending of Books
- On line access of JSTOR, Heinonline and Manupatra
- Leading News Papers
- Internet Search / Browsing through computers and Wi-Fi network.
The entire collection of books, journals and reports are organised in an orderly manner. The book racks are placed in one side of the reading hall in segments of one rack each with subject thereby making the retrieval of materials easier and convenient.
Reports and Journals:
Apart from sizeable number of text books and the reference books we have in our collection full sets of, The Digest on various Laws, Halsbury’s Laws of England (latest edition)and Halsbury’s Laws of India.
The library, however, aims at expansion and thus we have a fully functional Library Committee, which suggests and works on the formulation of Policy regarding acquisition of books, exploring and identifying more law reports and journals that will meet requirements of the new topics/subjects added into the syllabus and also of contemporary relevance.