St. Paul’s College Library is one of the oldest libraries of the city. The oldest book in possession of the college library dates back to 1801. The College Library has over 41,000 books. Large number of new titles are added to its collection in each academic session. It subscribes to scientific journals and many other specialized journals. The College is an institutional member of the American Centre Library, Kolkata. The College Library has a Trilingual Sanskrit- Greek-English Dictionary. Researcher-teachers from other colleges often visit the College Library. For the preservation of rare books the college library has received a grant from the Central Government. The General Library and Reading Room are for the staff and students of the College.

          Librarian :

Dr. Tridib Chattopadhyay, MLIS, M. Phil, Ph.D

Dr. Tridib Chattopadhyay
Designation : Librarian
Department : Library
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Academic Profile
Educational Qualifications : MLIS, M. Phil, Ph.D
Area of Specialisation : Information Resource Management
Alma Mater :

Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta

Awards & Recognitions :

(i) Best Research Article Award from the Medical Library Association of India (MLAI), New Delhi. 

(ii) EET – CRS Faculty Branding Award from Education Expo TV – A Research and Branding Company.

Position Held Earlier
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1. Librarian                07. 05. 2002 – 29. 07. 2003      Future Institute of Engineering and Management.
2.   Assistant Librarian (Scale II)   30. 07. 2003 – 27. 01. 2008.     University of Calcutta.
3. Librarian                28. 01. 2008 – Present             St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College, Kolkata.
Area of Research :

Information Resource Management; Bibliometrics

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Membership of Professional Bodies :

Life Member  of  Indian Library Association (ILA);

Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC);

Society for Information Science (SIS);

Management Libraries Network (MANLIBNET);

Medical Library Association of India (MLAI);

Indian Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (IATLIS);

Bengal Library Association (BLA);

Punjab Library Association (PLA);

Tamilnadu Library Association (TLA);

Academy of Library Science and Documentation (ALSD).