❒ This section performs the major activity of collection development/ procurement of new library materials (books, journals, periodicals etc.) based on the recommendations made by the Head of the concerned departments. This task is performed by Library Administration section.
❒This section performs the major professional activities like Classification, and Cataloguing. The Library is using International Standard Classification DDC 21 st edition Scheme for classification, AACR II for cataloguing, Library of Congress Subject Headings for determination of Subject Heading. For Library Automation, books are catalogued according to MARC 21 by using Koha-ILS software.
❒ In circulation section, the users of the library can borrow the reading materials by using their Machine Readable Library Card. Under graduate students can borrow three (03) books, M. Sc, M. Phil and Ph. D students (regular) can borrow five (05) books at a time for one month. A student can also renew borrowed book(s) 05 times through online within 30 days. Teachers can borrow fifteen (15) books at a time for one semester. Officers can borrow two (02) books at a time for a period of one month. Class III employees can borrow one (01) book at a time only for two weeks.
❒ Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and rare books are generally kept in the reference section. This section is opened from 09.00 am to 5.00 pm. (Sunday to Thursday). Nobody can borrow any book from this section. But sometimes in special cases, librarian can give the special permission to issue these books. Users can use these books any time according to their needs.
❒ Journal section is one of the important sections for research purposes. As a research oriented university, central library collects huge journals on various fields. Library also subscribes journals on specific recommendations by the Head of the concerned departments. This section is opened from 09.00 AM to 5.00 PM. (Sunday to Thursday). This section also kept various proceedings, thesis on M. Sc. M. Phil and Ph. D. and dissertations.
❒ KUET Central Library has a large Newspaper Section, which kept 10 national and local daily newspapers for the users. This section is opened from 09.00 AM to 8.30 PM. (Sunday to Thursday) and also opened from 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM (Saturday).