Thou art light, fill me with thy light

Thou art Light, fill me with Thy Light



Circulation Services assist library patrons with the location and circulation of library materials. Functions include check-outs (Issue) and check-ins (Return) of materials, collection of fines and other charges, re-shelving of library materials, and maintaining order in shelving areas. Circulation Services provides all the time support to patrons about their common queries related to the college library. The Circulation Counter remains opens from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.


Library membership is free for all the students, teachers and staff of the college. The college library registers each member of the college and issues a membership card in their names.


Indexing and abstracting journals are most frequently used sources of all information. The value of indexing services lies in furthering the cause of academic research. The college library prepares in-house indexing of subscribed print journals to fill in the time gaps until the receipt of the commercial indexing and abstracting services.


Service provided by libraries whereby patrons are assisted in the location and retrieval of information relevant to their information needs. The Reference service refer the library users for their desired documents. It’s a kind of library service to assist the users to find the information they need. Refer to the provision of information to people entering a library and requesting assistance from the library staff or in short personal assistance provided to library users seeking for information. The college library has special reference collection i.e. Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Biography, Atlas and other resources.


An online public access catalog is a library management platform that enables users to search for a vast kind of content including books, journals, and e-books online by themselves. In simple language, it is an electronic version of the card catalogues. OPAC is also said to be the gateway to library’s collection.


A special provision has been made for the students to bring and read their own notebooks in a library friendly environment. Our library is fully air conditioned and properly maintained. Students can bring their own reading materials and can also use the library resources to meet their information needs. They can also sit and prepare for their internal assessments and final exams there. This section is highly appreciated by the readers who want a peaceful and relaxed environment for their studies. A separate reading area for the faculty members is also available on the first floor of the library. The reading room is open to all users from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM to sit and study.


In order to maintain academic research standards, JMC library uses University of Delhi's approved plagiarism checking software, "Ouriginal". It ensures that its users are writing their original content in their research and not copying the content from the internet. This software is available to all the users from any place with the help of the Librarian.


The college provides access to a variety of e-resources, for example, N-LIST (a joint project by the e-ShodhSindhu Consortium, INFLIBNET Centre and INDEST-AICTE Consortium, IIT Delhi) and Delhi University Library System (DULS). For that purpose, there is an e-resource center in the college library which has twenty five (25) PCs to get access to these databases.


Photocopier facility is also available in the college campus of Jesus and Mary College.


The college library also provides Book Reservation Service to its users, in which they can reserve their required document or book in advance when in case that particular book is already issued to an another user. One can reserve only one book at a time for one day only. The book reservation slip is available at library circulation desk.